Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AMT 30 - Engines

  • Prerequisite: AMT 46 and AMT 50
  • Corequisite: AMT 40
  • Recommended Prep: Employed in the automotive industry AMT majors only.

This course will cover shop safety, tools and all components found in the modern internal combustion engine. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental operation and construction of internal combustion engines. Instruction will include theory and laboratory (shop) activities in which students will learn how to inspect, service, maintain, diagnose, and repair automobile engine malfunctions. Course includes live work.

240 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AMT 30, the student will be able to:

  • Work independently and inter-dependently in an automotive repair facility
  • Function safely in an automotive environment
  • Communicate effectively to gather and convey industry related information
  • Operate automotive equipment and specialty tools
  • Perform all of the NATEF tasks that are outlined in each section listed below. Refer to the NATEF task list on website for a complete list of individual tasks.
  • General Engine Diagnosis; Removal and Reinstallation (R&R)
  • Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair
  • Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair
  • Lubrication and Cooling System Diagnosis and Repair

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