2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 70

B-70 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
AutomotiveServiceExcellence(ASE)-Master
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
TheASEmaster skills certificatewill introduce students
to the theory, diagnosis, andhands-on skills to service
and repair light-dutyvehicle climate control and air
conditioning systems. Studentswill learnEPA-approved
safety requirements for thehandlingof refrigerant,
recovery, recycling, and rechargeof the refrigerant
system. Studentswill alsobe introduced to thebasic
fundamentals of diagnosis and repair of engine fuel
and ignition systems, and computerized fuel injection
control sensors and components. Studentswill be
introduced tohybridvehiclepropulsion systems and
serviceprocedures.The engineperformance skills
certificatewill helpprepare students to take the
Automotive ServiceExcellence (ASE)Heating and
Air Conditioning (A7), andEnginePerformance (A8)
exams. Studentsmust pass all courseworkwith a scoreof
70%or higher.
These coursesmaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Identify, test, and interpret failedheatingand air conditioning
systems, and formulate appropriate repair strategies.
• Identify, test, and interpret failed engine, powertrain, and emission
components, and formulate repair strategies.
• Demonstrateknowledgeof the appropriateworkplace skills and
tools, including the applicationof personal andmechanical safety
measuresused in engineperformancediagnosis and repair.
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
AUTO165 AutoHeatingandAir Conditioning................................5
AUTO225 EnginePerformance I.....................................................4
AUTO227 EnginePerformance II....................................................4
AUTO235 EnginePerformance III...................................................4
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT..17CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
AUTO165 AutoHeatingandAirConditioning 5
Core
AUTO225 EnginePerformance I
4
Total 9
2ndSemester
Core
AUTO227 EnginePerformance II
4
Total 4
3rdSemester
Core
AUTO235 EnginePerformance III
4
Total 4
SkillsCertificateTotal 17
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