Automotive Technology

AUTO 1100 General Engine Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the techniques used in diagnosing automotive engines and determining the necessary repair procedures. It also covers removal and installation of automotive engines.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 5 Clock Hours 20

AUTO 1110 Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and repair methods for diagnosing and reconditioning cylinder heads.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 5

AUTO 1120 Engine Block Assembly Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and repair methods for diagnosing and reconditioning engine blocks.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 5

AUTO 1130 Lubrication and Cooling System Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods for the diagnosis and repair of automotive engine lubrication and cooling system.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 10

AUTO 1200 General Transmission and Transaxle Diagnosis
This course teaches the techniques and procedures used in the diagnosis of Automatic transmissions and transaxles.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 20

AUTO 1210 Transmission and Transaxle Mintenance
This course teaches the procedures for the servicing of automatic transmissions and transaxles. It also teaches linkage adjustments.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

AUTO 1220 In Vehicle Repair
This course teaches the repair and adjustment procedures that can be performed with the transmission or transaxle installed in the vehicle.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1230 Off- Vehicle Transmission And Transaxle Repair 1
This course teaches the procedures for removal, disassembly, reassembly, and reinstallation of automatic transmissions and transaxles. It also covers the procedures for the repair of torque converters and oil pump assemblies.
PREREQUISITES: None
Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1240 Off- Vehicle Transmission and Transaxle Repair 2
This course teaches the procedures for the inspection and measurement of gear trains, shafts, bushings and cases.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1300 Drive Train and Clutch Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods of diagnosis for manual drive trains and clutches. It also covers removal, installation, and adjustments of clutches.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1310 Transmission and Transaxle Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods for removal, installation, and reconditioning of manual transaxle and transmission units.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 20

AUTO 1320 Drive and Half Shaft and Universal Joint Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods for diagnosis and repair of drive, half, and universal joints.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 18

AUTO 1330 Drive Axle Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods for diagnosis and repair of standard differentials, limited slip differentials and drive axle shafts.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1340 Four and All- Wheel Drive Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods for diagnosis and repair of four and all wheel drive vehicles.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 5 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1400 General Steering and Suspension Diagnosis
This course teaches the procedures and methods used in diagnosing steering and suspension systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1410 Steering System Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the different types of steering systems and the procedures and methods to diagnose and repair steering systems. It also includes instruction on supplemental restraint systems (Air Bags).
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1420 Suspension Systems Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the different types of suspension systems and the procedures and methods used for diagnose and repair.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1430 Wheel Alignment Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the principles of geometry necessary to understand the procedures and methods for diagnosis and alignment of steering systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1440 Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods in the servicing automotive tire and wheel assemblies including rotating, balancing, and repair.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1500 Hydraulic Systems Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the principles of physics as related to fluid pressures and hydraulics. It also teaches the procedures and methods of diagnosis of the automotive hydraulic system.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1510 Drum Brake Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair drum brake systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1520 Disc Brake Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair disc brake systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1530 Power Assist Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair power assist units in automotive braking systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1540 Antilock and Traction Control Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair antilock brake systems and traction control systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1600 General Electrical System Diagnosis
This course teaches the electrical principles of Ohm’s Law, Series Circuits, Parallel Circuits, and Series Parallel circuits. It also teaches the basic methods of electrical diagnosis and use of schematic and wiring diagrams.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1610 Battery Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair the battery and associated electrical components. 
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1620 Starting Systems Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair starting systems including the removal and installation of components.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1630 Charging Systems Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair charging systems including removal and installation of components.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1640 Lighting Systems, Gauges, Warning Devices, and Driver Information Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair lighting systems, gauges, warning devices and driver information systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1650 Horn and Wiper/Washer Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair windshield wiper/washer systems and the horn system.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1660 Electrical Accessories Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair other electrical accessories such as power door locks and GPS navigation systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1700 HVAC System Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the principles of refrigeration and the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair automotive air conditioning systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1710 Refrigeration System Component Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair individual components of the air conditioning system.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1720 Heating and Ventilation System Component Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair automotive heating and ventilation systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1730 Operating Systems and Related Controls
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair electrical, vacuum, and automatic temperature controls.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1740 Refrigerant Recover, Recycling, and Handling
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to properly handle and store refrigerants.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 1800 General Engine Diagnosis
This course teaches the principles of internal combustion engines and the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose general engine mechanical problems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1810 Computerized Engine Controls Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair computerized engine controls by retrieving and storing diagnostics codes.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1820 Ignition Systems Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair the various types of ignition systems in use today.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1830 Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust Systems
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair fuel supply and fuel delivery systems. It also teaches the repair procedures for intake and exhaust systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1840 Emissions Systems Diagnosis and Repair
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair the myriad of emissions controls systems on modern automobiles.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1850 Engine Related Services
This course teaches the procedures and methods necessary to diagnose and repair mechanical timing devices, and cooling system components.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

JOBS 2450 Job Seeking Skills
This course is required of all Technical Diploma and Associate Degree students and should be taken during their last semester of enrollment prior to completion of diploma/degree requirements. 

This course assists students in making immediate and future decisions concerning job choices and educational growth by compiling résumés, evaluating job offers, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating a job. It also includes personal/career assessments including foundational Work Keys assessments, application for the Louisiana Work Ready! (National Career Ready) Certificate.
The completion of a student career presentation portfolio to minimum specifications will be a requirement for course completion.
PREREQUISITES: ORNT 1000

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 1 Clock Hours 30

CPTR 1000 Introduction to Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 1150 Automotive Internship1
This course involves dealership work experience. Worksite duties will be related to college instruction. Worksite duties will include experience related to engine repair and electrical work and with appropriate approvals and documentation may be substituted for the following courses: Auto 1110, 1120, 1650, and 1660.
PREREQUISITES: Must complete specified semester college theory level courses.

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 4 Total Credit Hours 4 Clock Hours 180

AUTO 1250 Automotive Internship 2
This course involves dealership work experience. Worksite duties will be related to college instruction. Worksite duties will be related to college instruction. Worksite duties will include experience related to steering and suspension and manual drive train technology and with appropriate approvals and documentation may be substituted for the following courses: Auto 1400, 1440, 1320, and 1330.
PREREQUISITES: Must complete specified semester college theory level courses.

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 16

AUTO 1350 Automotive Internship 3
This course involves dealership work experience. Worksite duties will include experience related to Heating and Air Conditioning technology and with appropriate approvals and documentation may be substituted for the following courses: Auto 1720 and 1730.
PREREQUISITES: Must complete specified semester college theory level courses.

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 10

AUTO 1450 Automotive Internship 4
This course involves dealership work experience. Worksite duties will be related to college instruction. Worksite duties will include experience related to brake technology and Engine Related Services and with appropriate approvals and documentation may be substituted for the following courses: Auto 1510, 1520, 1530, and 1850.
PREREQUISITES:Must complete specified semester college theory level courses.

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 5 Total Credits 5 Clock Hours 25

AUTO 1550 Automotive Internship 5
This course involves dealership work experience. Worksite duties will be related to college instruction. Worksite duties will include experience related to Manual Drive Train technology and Engine Performance Technology and with appropriate approvals and documentation may be substituted for the following courses: Auto 1800 and 1820.
PREREQUISITES: Must complete specified semester college theory level courses.

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 10

AUTO 1670 Automotive Internship 6
This course involves dealership work experience. Worksite duties will be related to college instruction. Worksite duties will include experience related to automatic transmission and transaxle technology and drive train and clutch diagnosis and repair and with appropriate approvals and documentation may be substituted for the following courses: Auto 1210, 1220, 1240, and 1300.
PREREQUISITES: Must complete specified semester college theory level courses.

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 10

ENGL 1015 English Composition 1
The study of the basic rhetorical modes of English composition with emphasis on prewriting, writing, and revising techniques utilizing correct English grammar, usage, and punctuation. 
PREREQUISITES: English score of at least 20 on the Enhanced ACT, successful completion of Developmental English, or permission of the campus CAO.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

MATH 1015 College Algebra
Linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, radical and rational equations, complex numbers, graphing, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial equations, systems of linear equations and inequalities. 
PREREQUISITES: Math score of at least 21 on the Enhanced ACT, successful completion of Developmental Math, or permission of the campus CAO.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

PSYC 2015 Introduction to Psychology
An overview of psychology designed to expose students to the major theories, research practices, and applied areas of psychology.
PREREQUISITES: None
Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

PHSC 1015 Physical Science 1
Introductory study of topics in physical science including motion, energy, temperature, light and sound, electricity, and atomic structure.
PREREQUISITES: NONE

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

SPCH 1015 Introduction to Public Speaking
Designed to teach students basic public presentation principles and skills. Students complete one speech each of personal introduction, information, persuasion, demonstration, and special occasion (influential person).
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor
Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

AUTO 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 2993 Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 10

AUTO 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 12

AUTO 2997 Practicum
A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 15

AUTO 2999 Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives.  Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 12