2004-2005 UAF Catalog  

Degrees and Program Index


Automotive

AUTO 080 2 Credits
Driver and Safety Education

Drivers Education for the beginning driver. Alaska Driver’s Manual, material necessary to gain an Alaska Driver’s Permit. Defensive driving methods for accident-free driving and basic mechanical information. (2 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 081 1 Credit
Behind-the-Wheel Training

Practical driver training in actual situations. Expected student outcome is obtaining a state of Alaska driver’s license. (Prerequisite: Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s Permit.) (0 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 100 1 Credit
Introduction to Small Engine Repair

Parts and functions of a small engine and its electrical system. Dismantling procedures, cleaning and reassembly techniques, gasket-making, lubrication, troubleshooting and minor repairs. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 101 4 Credits
Automotive Systems Fundamentals

Prepares the student who possesses no professional automotive repair industry experience for satisfactory completion of the automotive electronics program. Topics include electrical systems, engine design and operation, transmission fundamentals, brake operation and chassis components. Materials fee: $50.00. (3 + 3) Offered Spring


AUTO 106 4 Credits
Auto/Diesel Engine Cooling and Climate Control Systems

Theory, diagnostics and repair of motor vehicle A/C, heating, engine cooling and automatic temperature control systems. Covers R-12 and R-143 refrigerant recovery and related EPA regulations. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 recommended.) (3 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 107 4 Credits
Hydraulic Brake and Traction Control Systems

Theory, diagnosis and servicing of light- and heavy-duty vehicle hydraulic break and traction control systems. Includes discussion and tasks on disc brakes, drum brakes, power assist systems and anti-lock/traction controls. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 strongly recommended.) (3 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 108 4 Credits
Suspension, Steering and Wheel Alignment

Theory, diagnosis and repair of suspension, steering and wheel alignment of automobiles and trucks. Materials fee: $50.00. (3 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 110 4 Credits
Auto/Diesel Electrical Systems Fundamentals

Fundamentals of electrical theory and use in auto/diesel systems. Includes basic AC/DC principles and terms, Ohm’s law, multimeter use, wiring diagram use, starting, charging and basic ignition systems. Materials fee: $50.00. (3  + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 111 4 Credits
Automotive Electronic Systems Fundamentals

Theory and diagnostics of systems that use electronic/computerized controls. Emphasis on data communication, diagnostic skills and interpretation of electronic information between vehicle computers and inputs and outputs. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 recommended.) (3 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 113 4 Credits
Gasoline Fuel Delivery Systems

Basics of carburation and electronic fuel injection. Emphasis on theory, diagnostic/repair skills, inputs and outputs of the PCM, engine performance, use of on-board diagnostic data (OBD II) and special test equipment. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 recommended.) (3 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 114 4 Credits
Auto/Diesel Emission Control Systems

Auto/diesel emission system components and performance testing. Emphasis on Federal and Alaska emission standards. Includes discussion of vehicle fuels and lubricants. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 recommended.) (3  + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 170 1 Credit
Snowmachine Maintenance and Repair

Fundamental skills for operation and repair. Engine tune-up, lubrication, belt and track repair, alignment, and basic problems encountered during operation. (1  + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 209 5 Credits
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

Automatic transmissions and transaxles. Includes the operation, diagnosis and repair of planetary gears, clutches, pumps, hydraulic controls and electronic shifting controls. Study and hands-on tasks. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 strongly recommended.) (4  + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 215 4 Credits
Engine Analyzer, Scopes and Scan Tools

Use and interpretation of diagnostic analyzers for spark ignition engines, digital data, fault code and input/output information retrieval, scan tool usage and other diagnostic tools used in the vehicle repair industry. Materials fee: $50.00. (Prerequisite: AUTO 110 recommended.) (3 + 3) Offered As Demand Warrants


AUTO 219 2 Credits
The Auto/Diesel Repair Business

Overview of business practices common in the vehicle repair industry. Includes flat rate, repair order write-up, customer relations, repair industry related OSHA and EPA regulations, and financing and acquiring a repair business. (2 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


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