Introduction to the industry from viewpoint of history, social impact, and future growth. Provide student exposure to AIM program policies and procedures, campus resources and college life. (F, S)
Design, operation and repair techniques of current and future automotive engines. (F)
Design and theory of front and rear automotive suspensions, steering, and brake systems. (F)
Automotive Suspension and Brake Systems Lab. Corequisite: AIM 125. (F)
Study of automotive industry management theory and styles of store operations including customer service skills, associate interaction, managerial responsibilities. Product and parts catalog knowledge/advertising. (F)
Design and theory of standard and automatic transmissions, clutches, drive lines, differentials, and transaxles. Corequisite: AIM 165L. (S)
Automotive Power Trains and Drive Lines Lab. Corequisite: AIM 165. (S)
Automotive Fuel Systems and Exhaust Emissions Systems Lab. Corequisite: AIM 235. (S)
Design and theory of operation of automotive electrical circuits; ignition, starting, charging, and accessory circuits, with study of diagnostic equipment used to diagnose system malfunctions. (F)
Automotive Electrical Systems Laboratory I. Corequisite: AIM 245. (F)
Automotive Electrical Systems II Lab. Corequisite: AIM 255. (S)
Supervised industrial field work. Prerequisite: AIM major. (F, S)
A study of automotive regulatory issues to include, OSHA, SDS, RTK, health and environmental issues. (F)
Petroleum industry; basic production processes, marketing techniques, alternate fuel sources, and conservation techniques. (F)
Research, preparation and presentation methods and techniques for selling in the automotive milieu. (F)
Special interest area. (*) Repeatable (10).
Special Topics. (F, S) Repeatable (10).
Directed, independent study of topics agreed upon by the student and instructor. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (10).
Supervised industrial field work. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing and AIM major. (F, S) Repeatable (10).