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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Engine Performance and Diagnosis
Major: 5478
First Term: 2002 Fall    Final Term: 2013 Fall
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 17
CIPS Code: 47.0604
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Instructional Council: Automotive/Diesel-Heavy Equipment Technology (18)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Engine Performance and Diagnosis program is designed to prepare students for employment as auto mechanics and technicians. The program will provide students with marketable skills in a short period of time. The program is divided into four certificate levels while still offering an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree option. Much of the total program is designed to provide hands-on learning experiences, with a suitable amount of related classroom material.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
 Credits: 17
 APT101Automotive Service Operations2
 APT181Engine Performance and Diagnosis I6
 APT282Engine Performance and Diagnosis II6
 GTC/MET107Technical Mathematics I3

Program Competencies
1.Explain the functions and practices of an automotive business so as to be an effective employee. (APT101)
2.Practice automotive service techniques that are environmentally sound. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
3.Work and dress in a professionally safe manner. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
4.Diagnose, test, service, and repair fuel systems. (APT181, APT282)
5.Diagnose, test, service, and repair emission systems. (APT181, APT282)
6.Diagnose, test, service, and repair ignition systems. (APT181, APT282)
7.Diagnose, test, service, and repair engine mechanical malfunctions. (APT181, APT282)
8.Organize procedures necessary for completing all tasks related to diagnosis, testing, service, and repair of automotive systems. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
9.Solve problems in completing laboratory tasks. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
10.Explain the theory of how automotive components and devices function. (APT101, APT181, APT282, GTC107)
11.Solve algebraic, trigonometric, and geometric problems in typical automotive shop applications. (GTC107)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.