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Areas of Study | | AUTO100 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO100
COURSE TITLE:Intro to Auto Service Industry
DIVISION:Technology
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides an overview of automotive service careers. Safety, tool identification and usage, accurate measurement and use of manuals are all covered. Needed work attitudes, job seeking skills employer/employee relations and shop rules and regulations are also stressed.

NOTES: Offered for Danville Correctional Center.
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Locate and use fire extinguishers, fire exits, and other shop safety equipment.
  • Understand the safety precautions when dealing with radiator caps.
  • Demonstrate how to properly measure with a micrometer.
  • Research vehicle specifications and repair procedures using an Alldata computer database.
  • Accurately complete a repair order detailing procedures performed and accurately calculating cost.
  • Use a Tap & Dye kit to repair threads.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Safety
  2. Measurement
  3. Hand Tools
  4. Repair and Parts Manuals
  5. Employability Skills

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Modern Automotive Technology by James E. Duffy 8 th Edition 2015
Workbook: Modern Automotive Technology by James E. Duffy
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Grades will be determined by a composite score of written assignments;
labs, quizzes and exams
Exams:
Labs:
Quizzes:
Homework:
30%
30%
20%
20%
Grades are based on the following percentages:
90-100%
80-89%
70-79%
60-69%
59-below
A
B
C
D
F

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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