Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Automotive and Light Duty Diesel Technology

Now accelerated for even faster entry into a hot job market

 

Automotive Technology Foundations - Certificate

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
AUTO1105
General Auto Service Theory
This course is designed as a prerequisite for all technical automotive courses. Major emphasis is placed on shop safety, use of service manuals, preventative maintenance, use of automotive tools and equipment. (Prerequisite: None) (1 Credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
AUTO1106
General Auto Service Lab
This course will let the student apply knowledge and skills learned in general automotive service. (Prerequisite: AUTO1105) (2 Credits: 0 lecture/2 lab)

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2 cr
AUTO1108
Introduction to Light Duty Diesel and Hybrid Service
This course teaches basic fundamentals of diesel engine construction and maintenance of engine and the power plants used in hybrid vehicles. Major emphasis on engine construction, fuel systems, hybrid safety, service and maintenance. Materials and information will be presented in a manner related directly to the occupation. (Prerequisite: AUTO 1105, AUTO 1106, or instructor approval) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
AUTO1210
Introduction to DC Electricity
This course covers the general information, theory, and problem solving techniques required for an analysis of DC circuits. Emphasis on the meter measurements, current flow, and voltage division. (Prerequisite: Proficiency in basic math) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
AUTO1236
Starting and Charging Systems
This course teaches basis theory of starting and charging systems. It includes part and component identification as well as testing and troubleshooting systems. Emphasis will be placed on starting and charging circuits.The following TASKS are required by NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation). NATEF requires that 98% of P-1's 80%, of P-2's, and 50% of P-3's be completed during the course. (Prerequisites: AUTO1105, AUTO1106, AUTO1206, or instructor approval) (2 Credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
 
9 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 9


 

 



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