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Automotive Technology LPC
AUTO A1 Engine Repair 4.00 Units
An in depth study of engines: mechanical, measurement, and assembly. A study of the above mentioned components including theory, teardown, evaluate, qualifying, and rebuilding. This class’ emphasis is on engines. Students are encouraged to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A2 Auto Transmission/Transaxle 4.00 Units
An in depth study of engine, transmission, transaxles: mechanical, measurement, and assembly. An in-depth study of the above mentioned components including theory, teardown, evaluate, qualifying, and rebuilding. Students are encouraged to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles 4.00 Units
An in-depth study of rear axle, front axle, and transfer cases: mechanical, measurement, and assembly. Including theory, teardown, qualifying, and rebuilding. Students are encouraged to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO A4 Suspension and Steering 4.00 Units
Diagnosis, evaluation, testing, adjustment, alignment and repair of steering and suspension systems. Including all common automotive steering and suspension systems both car and truck. Future systems will also be covered. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO L1 Advanced Engine Performance 5.00 Units
Continuation of Automotive Technology A6 and A8 with with an emphasis on diagnosis of electronic problems including computer controlled circuits/systems using schematics, diagnostic procedures and equipment. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO A6 or NAUT A6 or AUTO A8 with a minimum grade of C May be taken concurrently
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO L3 Light Duty Hybrid/Electric Ve. 4.00 Units
A study in the history, current and future of alternative fuels, hybrids and electric vehicles in the automotive industry. Emphasis in shop safety, hazardous waste handling, high voltage electrical precautions, basic engine construction of hybrids, battery storage systems, fuel storage systems, compressed natural gas, liquid propane gas, bio-diesel and hydrogen cell technology. Students are strongly recommended to enroll in Automotive Lab concurrently. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR or NAUT INTR or AUTO INTL and AUTO INTZ with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO INTL Auto Service and Intro Lab 2.00 Units
This is the Lab section that can only be taken if you are also taking INTZ. Bumper-to-Bumper Automotive Knowledge. Starting with hazardous waste handling, tool identification, maintenance and lubrication, moving into engine mechanical, emissions controls, suspension systems, air conditioning, airbags and safety, transmissions, axles, and finishing off with the future of the automotive industry. This is an introductory class for people who want to know more about their vehicle or who are planning an automotive career. Corequisite: AUTO INTZ (This is the lab section and must be taken at the same time)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
Co-Requisites: AUTO INTZ
 
AUTO INTZ Auto Service and Intro Lecture 2.00 Units
This class is lecture only, AUTO INTL must also be taken concurrently. Bumper-to-Bumper Automotive Knowledge. Starting with hazardous waste handling, tool identification, maintenance, and lubrication, moving into engine mechanical, emissions controls, suspension systems, air conditioning, airbags and safety, transmissions, axles, and finishing off with the future of the automotive industry. This is an introductory class for people who want to know more about their vehicle or who are planning an automotive career. Corequisite: AUTO INTL Need to take Lecture and Lab together
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
Co-Requisites: AUTO INTL
 
AUTO SDR Specified Diagnostic & Repair 5.00 Units
This is a Bureau of Automotive Repair approved alternative to the ASE A6, A8 and L1 certification required for obtaining and maintaining smog technician license. This course will follow BAR guidelines for smog licence prep. Student may or may not qualify for license exam after taking this class. For more information see www.smogcheck.ca.gov
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO L1L2 Smog Level One and Level Two 5.50 Units
This course includes classes/modules the State of California's requires for a student/automotive technician to be prepared to take their Smog License Test. This class will include Level One and Level Two smog training only. At the end of the class students may or may not qualify for either EI or EO smog license. See www.smogcheck.ca.gov for more information.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO LABA Automotive Lab 2.00 Units
Automotive Lab is an open laboratory class for basic automotive students. This class is for students desiring to expand their hands-on experience using their own vehicle. Instructor will provide technical and supervisory support to guide students in completion of their self initiated projects. Service information via computer service manuals will be available for students to use for vehicle information and research. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently) or NAUT INTR with a minimum grade of C (May be taken concurrently)
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
AUTO LABB Automotive Lab Advanced 2.00 Units
Automotive Lab Advanced is an open laboratory class for advanced automotive students. This class is for students desiring to expand their hands-on experience using their own vehicle. Instructor will provide technical and supervisory support to guide students in completion of their self initiated projects. Students are expected to help others in class and be able to work without guidance. Service information via computer service manuals will be available for students to use for vehicle information and research. Class is recommended for second year students only. Prerequisite: AUTO INTR or NAUT INTR and AUTO LABA or NAUT LABA with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 

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