Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AMT 20 - Introduction To Automotive Mechanics (2)

  • Prerequisite: Valid driver’s license; ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23; "C" in MATH 25 or in 50/53, OR Placement in higher MATH
  • Co-requisite: AMT 53 and AMT 55

AMT majors only. Policies and procedures of the AMT program, various career opportunities in the automotive field, shop safety, proper use of technical reference manuals and identifying and proper use of basic hand tools and precision measuring tools.

60 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AMT 20, the student will be able to:

  • Identify various career opportunities in the automotive field, identify and perform safety procedures in the automotive shop
  • Iidentify systems and components of an automobile
  • Properly use technical service manuals
  • Identify and properly use basic hand tools and precision measuring tools
  • Identify and repair fasteners
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and repairs

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