2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 229

D-229 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
AUTOMOTIVE
EnginePerformance I
AUTO 225
4.00
Prerequisite:AUTO 111 or instructor permission.
Foundation course for engine performance concerns, testing, and repair. Study of operation and relationships of basicmechanical engine
components, ignition system, and fuel delivery systems. Develop hands-on skillswhie testing and repair using specialized test equipment.
This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education
(NSHE).
EnginePerformance II
AUTO 227
4.00
Prerequisite:AUTO 225.
Building on prior training,AUTO 227 introduces the student to computerized fuel injection control sensors and components. Presented in
this course areOBD11 strategies, emission systems, and hands-on diagnostic skills for engine performance concerns. Use ofwiring
diagrams, specialized test equipment, and advanced problem-solving techniqueswill be used for repair or failed system or component.
This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education
(NSHE).
EnginePerformance III
AUTO 235
4.00
Prerequisite:AUTO 227 andAUTO 265.
Integrates all previous engine performance course content in a systematic approach to isolate drivability concerns. Formulate repair
strategies for complex powertrainCAN/BUS control systems. Studentswill be introduced to hybrid vehicle propulsion systems and service
procedures. Successful studentswill be prepared to takeASEA-8 andL-1 exams. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of
art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystemofHigher Education (NSHE).
Electrical/ElectronicSystems III
AUTO 265
4.00
Prerequisite:AUTO 112 or instructor permission.
Advanced course in trouble-shooting, diagnosis and problem solving for computer based body and chassis electrical/electronic systems.
Employ the use of appropriate specialized test equipment and advance strategies to identify system or component failures. Successful
studentswill be prepared to takeASEA-6 exam. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the
universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Internship inAutomotiveLevel I
AUTO 290
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
The purpose of this course is to provideAutomotive IndustryTechnicianswith the opportunity to supplement courseworkwith practical
work experience related to the student's first three semesters of classroom and lab experiences. The course is an extension to and
application of the classroom training throughwork experience under immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the industrywork
site.Aqualified facultymember directly supervises the student's internship experience byworking closelywith the student and the
employer through telephone contact, site visitations, student reports and reports from the student's supervisor. Credit is awarded (at a rate
of 75 hours ofwork per credit) for the accomplishment of individualized specific occupational learning objectiveswritten by the employer,
student, and facultymember;maintenance of time sheets; and final project.Student gradeswill be assigned as a cooperative effort between
the facultymember and the job supervisor. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities
in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
AVIATION
BasicGroundSchool for Pilots
AV
110
3.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Astudy of aviation fundamentals including principles of flight, aircraft and engine operations, weather, navigation, and radio
communications as required by theFederalAviationAdministration (FAA) regulations. Topicswill include general service,maintenance,
and safety practices. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem
ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Instrument GroundSchool (Airplane)
AV
210
3.00
Prerequisite:AV 110 (formerlyAERO 101).
This course provides in-depth study of the purpose, use and operation of flight instruments in airport departures, en route navigation,
approaches and other aspects of instrument flight. The coursewill prepare the students to qualify as an instrument rated pilot. This course
may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
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