General Mechanics (GENMC)

Courses

GENMC-102 ELECTRICAL 6.00 Credits

Instruction covers basics of components and the technical aspects of repair and overhauling instrumentation, ignition, charging, and starting systems. Demonstration and hands-on experience to diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems and wiring diagrams will be covered in a laboratory environment. Components will be tested and repaired to manufacturers' specifications. Quality, cleanliness, and work attitude are stressed.

GENMC-102A BASIC ELECTRICAL 3.00 Credits

Basic electrical theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, diagnosis, repair, replacement of electrical components, including battery, starting, charging, and lighting systems. Upon successful completion, the student should be able to properly use wiring diagrams and test equipment to diagnose, test, and repair wiring and lighting in accordance with Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards.

GENMC-102B ADVANCED ELECTRICAL 3.00 Credits

Instruction covers basics of components and the technical aspects of repair and overhauling instrumentation, ignition, charging, and starting systems. Demonstration and hands-on experience to diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems and wiring diagrams will be covered in a laboratory environment. Components will be tested and repaired to manufacturers' specifications. Quality, cleanliness, and work attitude are stressed. This is the applied portion of this course. Pre-requisite: GENMC 102A.

GENMC-103 POWER TRAINS LECTURE AND LAB 6.00 Credits

Study of various types of manual transmissions and transaxles, drivelines, clutches, flywheels, rear axles, and differentials found in modern automobiles and light trucks. Operation and repair of various components of power trains and their interrelationships provided.

GENMC-105 ENGINES LECTURE AND LAB 6.00 Credits

Study of principles and practical application in the repair and overhaul of the engine block, cylinder heads and valve train including camshaft, timing gears and chains, identification and replacement of defective parts, and operation of related machine tools. Technical materials are related to components used in engine blocks, cylinder heads, valve trains or similar mechanized applications.

GENMC-105A BASIC ENGINES 3.00 Credits

Theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines and related systems. Topics include fundamental operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon successful completion, student should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures and service information in accordance with Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards.

GENMC-105B ADVANCED ENGINES 3.00 Credits

Study of principles and practical application in the repair and overhaul of the engine block, cylinder heads and valve train including camshaft, timing gears and chains, identification and replacement of defective parts, and operation of related machine tools. Technical materials are related to components used in engine blocks, cylinder heads, valve trains or similar mechanized applications. This is the applied portion of the course. Pre-requisite: GENMC 105A.

GENMC-107 COOPERATIVE/INTERNSHIP ENGINE 1.00-6.00 Credits

Advanced on-the-job training in engines. Program coordinator works with the employer to establish and maintain training goals.

GENMC-108 COOPERATIVE/INTERNSHIP POWER TRAINS 1.00-6.00 Credits

Advanced on-the-job training in power trains. Coordinator works with the employer to establish and maintain training goals.

GENMC-115 CHASSIS, SUSPENSION, AND BRAKES LEC/LAB 6.00 Credits

Chassis, suspension alignment and repair, theory and service of power and manual steering gears, wheel and tire diagnosis and balance, and all types of brakes and controls found in the modern automobile and light truck. Shop experience in suspension and steering adjustment, repair and alignment, power steering service, tire and wheel balancing, brakes and controls, and the care and use of related tools, instruments and equipment. Other shop projects may be assigned to fit individual needs.

GENMC-126 SAFETY 2.00 Credits

General principles are needed to foster a safe attitude and work environment. Topics covered include hazardous materials, safe use of equipment and tools, an introduction to the occupation, and health and safety concerns in the work place. Students are required to take first aid and CPR training.

GENMC-190 DIRECTED STUDY IN GENERAL MECHANICS 1.00-12.00 Credits

Individual instruction and self-study established to meet specific training objectives. May be repeated. Credits earned may not be directly applicable to degree or certificate.

GENMC-194A INTERNSHIP IN ENGINE 6.00 Credits

Advanced on-the-job training in engines. Program coordinator works with the employer to establish and maintain training goals.

GENMC-194B INTERNSHIP IN POWER TRAINS 6.00 Credits

Continuation of GENMC 194A. Advanced on-the-job training in power trains. Coordinator works with the employer to establish and maintain training goals.

GENMC-194C INTERNSHIP IN CHASSIS SYSTEMS AND BRAKE 6.00 Credits

Continuation of GENMC 194B. Advanced on-the-job training in auto mechanics in chassis/suspension and brakes. Coordinator works with the employer to establish and maintain training goals.