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Industrial Technology -

Automotive Service Technology

Associate in Science Degree

Faculty Advisor: T. H. Rosdahl

Associate Degree programs DO NOT necessarily constitute the first two years of a program leading to a bachelor's degree.

FIRST SEMESTER                                                                                                                                UNITS

A S T 1                       Automotive Engines                                                                               5

A S T 2                       Suspension, Brakes, and Power Systems                                        5

2Math 145                 Technical Mathematics I                                                                        3

Health 10                  Health Education                                                                                    2

SECOND SEMESTER

A S T 3                       Engine Diagnosis and Tune-Up                                                          5

A S T 4                       Starting and Charging Systems/ Automotive

                                      Electrical Circuits                                                                                 5

A S T 32                    Automotive Service Technology Projects

                                      Laboratory - Chassis and Suspension Systems                          1

Phys Ed                    Physical Education Activity                                                                    1

1Phys Sci 1               Physical Science I                                                                                   3

THIRD SEMESTER

A S T 5                       Standard Transmissions, Clutches, Drive Lines,

                                      and Differentials                                                                                   3

A S T 6                       Automatic Transmissions                                                                     5

A S T 7                       Air Conditioning                                                                                       3

A S T 34                    Automotive Service Technology Projects

                                      Laboratory - Electrical Circuits                                                          2

English 28                Intermediate Reading and Composition                                           3

FOURTH SEMESTER

A S T 20                    Automotive Electronic Computer Control Systems                          3

A S T 21                    Computer - Controlled Electronic Fuel Injection Systems              3

A S T 23                    The Clean Air Car                                                                                   3

A S T 36                    Automotive Service Technology Projects Laboratory -

                                      Standard Transmissions, Clutches, Drivelines, and

                                      Differentials/Air Conditioning                                                             1

                                   General Education                                                                                  6

1Meets Natural Science Requirement for graduation general requirement.

2Math 116, 115 or 125 may he substituted. Any of these courses fulfills the Communication and Analytical Thinking Graduation General Education Requirement.


Certificate Program

For students who wish to complete a minimum of classes in one year to prepare for employment. A minimum of 44 units is required.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

A S T 1                       Automotive Engines                                                                               5

A S T 2                       Suspension, Brakes and Power Systems                                         5

A S T 3                       Engine Diagnosis and June-Up                                                          5

A S T 4                       Starting and Charging Systems/Automotive

                                     Electrical Circuits                                                                                  5

A S T 5                       Standard Transmissions, Clutches, Drive

                                     Lines, and Differentials                                                                       3

A S T 6                       Automatic Transmissions                                                                     5

A S T 7                       Air Conditioning                                                                                       3

A S T 20                    Automotive Electronic Computer Control Systems                          3

A S T 21                    Computer-Controlled Electronic Fuel Injection Systems                3

A S T 23                    The Clean Air Car                                                                                   3

A S T 32                    Automotive Service Technology Projects Laboratory -

                                     Chassis and Suspension Systems                                                  1

A S T 34                    Automotive Service Technology Projects

                                     Laboratory - Electrical Circuits                                                           2

A S T 36                    Automotive Service Technology Projects

                                     Laboratory - Standard Transmissions,

                                     Clutches, Drivelines and Differentials/Air Conditioning                1

Certificate of Achievement - Automotive Light Service Technician

This certificate program prepares the student for employment in a service station, tire store, brake/front end shop, or a general service garage.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

A S T 2                       Suspension, Brakes and Power Systems                                         5

A S T 4                       Starting and Charging Systems/Automotive

                                     Electrical Circuits                                                                                  5

A S T 7                       Air Conditioning                                                                                       3

Certificate of Achievement - Automotive Emission Specialist

This certificate program prepares the student to become a California Smog Check Technician.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

A S T 3                       Engine Diagnosis and June-Up                                                          5

A S T 20                    Automotive Electronic Computer Control

                                     Systems                                                                                                  3

A S T 21                    Computer-Controlled Electronic Fuel

                                     Injection Systems                                                                                 3

A S T 23                    The Clean Air Car                                                                                   3

Certificate of Achievement - Automotive Powertrain Specialist

This certificate program prepares the student to become an Automotive Heavy Line Technician.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

A S T 1                       Automotive Engines                                                                               5

A S T 5                       Standard Transmissions, Clutches, Drive

                                     Lines, and Differentials                                                                       3

A S T 6                       Automatic Transmissions                                                                     5


Industrial Technology - Drafting - Mechanical

Associate in Arts Degree

Faculty Advisor: L.W Humphrey

Associate Degree programs DO NOT necessarily constitute the first two years of a program leading to a bachelor’s degree.

This associate degree prepares the student for entry level employment as a draftsperson in engineering and manufacturing industries, as well as for positions existing with federal, state, and local government agencies. With the addition of practical industrial experience, draftspersons may eventually become designers in their chosen area of concentration.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

FIRST SEMESTER

Ind Tek 105              Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 110              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting I                                         3

Ind Tek 130              Technology of Metal Machining Process I                                          3

                                   General Education                                                                                  7

SECOND SEMESTER

Ind Tek 115              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting II                                        3

Ind Tek 140              Fundamentals of CNC Technology                                                     3

1Math 146                 Technical Mathematics II                                                                       3

                                   General Education                                                                                  7

THIRD SEMESTER

Ind Tek 205              Technical Descriptive Geometry                                                          3

Ind Tek 210              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting Ill                                       3

Ind Tek 215              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting IV                                       3

Ind Tek 242              Introduction to CAD/CAM                                                                       3

                                   General Education                                                                                  3

FOURTH SEMESTER

Ind Tek 310              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting V                                        3

Ind Tek 315              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting VI                                       3

                                   General Education                                                                                  8

1Math 115 may be substituted for Math 146

Carefully study Graduation Plan B under Graduation Requirements in the course catalog when considering alternative Gen. Ed courses.

Certificate of Achievement - Basic Drafting-Mechanical

The Basic Drafting-Mechanical certificate program provides the vocational student with training in the foundational aspects of mechanical computer-assisted drafting.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

Ind Tek 105              Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 110              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting I                                         3

Ind Tek 115              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting II                                        3

Ind Tek 210              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting III                                       3

Ind Tek 215              Mechanical Computer-Assisted Drafting IV                                       3


Industrial Technology - Numerical Control Programming

Associate in Science Degree

Faculty Advisor: R. D. Smetzer

Associate Degree programs DO NOT necessarily constitute the first two years of a program leading to a bachelor’s degree.

Numerical Control is a system (sometimes referred to as CAM - Computer-Aided Manufacturing) using specially prepared instructions, developed by the N/C Programmer, to control the operation of various manufacturing equipment such as machine tools, inspection machines, woodworking machines, laser machines, and robots. The following associate degree is offered at the suggestion of the Industry Advisory Committee for Numerical Control. General Education requirements follow Graduation Plan B in this catalog. Courses may be taken in any sequence as long as the prerequisites are met. Students majoring in this area must meet each semester with Numerical Control Faculty Advisor R. D. Smetzer.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

FIRST SEMESTER

1Ind Tek 105             Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 130              Technology of Metal Machining Processes I                                     3

Ind Tek 140              Fundamentals of CNC Technology                                                     3

Math 146                   Technical Mathematics II                                                                       3

(The above may provide entry level employment opportunities.)

SECOND SEMESTER

Ind Tek 230              Technology of Metal Machining Processes II                                    3

Ind Tek 244              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Lathe                       3

Gen Ed                      General Education                                                                                  3

                                   Elective                                                                                                      3

THIRD SEMESTER

Ind Tek 242              Introduction to CAD/CAM - Numerical Control                                   3

Ind Tek 248              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Mill                            3

Ind Tek 330              Technology of Metal Machining Processes III                                   3

Gen Ed                      Natural Science                                                                                       3

FOURTH SEMESTER

Gen Ed                      Language and Rationality                                                                     3

                                   General Education                                                                                  6

                                   Elective                                                                                                      3

1Drafting and Tooling Design Majors completing this Degree or Certificate may substitute Ind Tek 110.


Certificate Program

The Certificate Program is designed for students wishing to complete only the technical requirements of the Numerical Control Programming Associate Degree program, secure employment and possibly complete the Numerical Control Programming Associate Degree while employed and attending Pierce College part time. It is also designed to enable mechanical drafting, tool design, machine shop, and other majors to secure certification in Numerical Programming as a second area of expertise. The notes applying to the Associate Degree apply also to the certificate program. Courses may be taken in any sequence as long as the prerequisites are met. However, the first five courses listed provide a possible entry-level employment package. Students working on this certificate program must meet each semester with R. D. Smetzer, NC Faculty Advisor.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

1IndTek 105              Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 130              Technology of Metal Machining Processes I                                     3

Ind Tek 140              Fundamentals of CNC Technology                                                     3

Ind Tek 230              Technology of Metal Machining Processes II                                    3

Ind Tek 242              Introduction to CAD/CAM                                                                       3

Ind Tek 244              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Lathe                       3

Ind Tek 248              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Mill                            3

Ind Tek 330              Technology of Metal Machining Processes III                                   3

                                   lndustrial Technology Course                                                              3

Math 146                   Technical Mathematics II                                                                       3

1Drafting or Tooling Design Majors completing this certificate may substitute Ind Tek 110.

Certificate of Achievement - Machine Shop Technology

For students who wish to complete technical coursework in the Machine Shop program and prepare for employment as a conventional machine tool operator. Courses may be completed in any order, but prerequisites must be met.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

1IndTek 105              Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 130              Technology of Metal Machining Processes I                                     3

Ind Tek 230              Technology of Metal Machining Processes II                                    3

Ind Tek 330              Technology of Metal Machining Processes III                                   3

Plus 3 additional units from:

Ind Tek 332              Projects Laboratory in Metal Machining Processes I                       3

Ind Tek 140              Fundamentals of CNC Technology                                                     3

Math 146                   Technical Mathematics II                                                                       3

Certificate of Achievement - CNC Operator

For students who wish to complete technical coursework in the Machine Shop/CNC program and prepare for employment as a cnc machine tool operator. Courses may be completed in any order, but prerequisites must be met.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

1IndTek 105              Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 130              Technology of Metal Machining Processes I                                     3

Ind Tek 140              Fundamentals of CNC Technology                                                     3

Ind Tek 230              Technology of Metal Machining Processes II                                    3

Plus 3 additional units from:

Ind Tek 244              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Lathe                       3

Ind Tek 248              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Mill                            3


Certificate of Achievement - CNC Programming

For students who wish to complete technical coursework in Numerical Control and prepare for entry-level employment as a cnc machine tool programmer. Courses may be completed in any order, but prerequisites must be met.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

Ind Tek 242              Introduction to CAD/CAM                                                                       3

Ind Tek 244              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Lathe                       3

Ind Tek 248              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Mill                            3

Math 146                   Technical Mathematics II                                                                       3

Plus 3 additional units from:

Ind Tek 244              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Lathe                       3

Ind Tek 248              CNC Programming and Machine Operation - Mill                            3

Credit By Examination

Students may enter the program at a level appropriate to their previous industrial experience and training. See Credit by Exam Policies in this catalog.

Industrial Technology - Welding

Faculty Advisor: L. W Humphrey

The Welding program will provide intensive vocational training in all common types of welding. The student has the opportunity to learn oxy-acetylene, shielded metal arc, tungsten inert gas arc welding, and metallic inert gas arc welding methods and can earn a Certificate of Achievement.

Certificate of Achievement - Basic Welding

The Basic Welding certificate program provides the vocational student with training in the foundational skills of oxy-acetylene and shielded metal arc welding.

                                                                                                                                                  UNITS

Ind Tek 105              Industrial Print Reading                                                                         3

Ind Tek 161              Oxy-Acetylene Welding I                                                                         3

Ind Tek 162              Oxy-Acetylene Welding II                                                                        3

Ind Tek 26l               Arc Welding I                                                                                            3

Ind Tek 262              Arc Welding II                                                                                           3

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