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2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
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  Apr 11, 2021
 
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog 
  
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American Sign Language

  
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    ASL 2212 - Beginning ASL Discourse



    This is an advanced level ASL course to be taken after the student has successfully completed ASL 1210 (ASL 4) and ASL 1300 (Structure of ASL) with a grade of C or better. This course will use the ASL grammar and structure skills learned previously to engage in the various types of spontaneous ASL discourse seen in the Deaf community.
    Prerequisites
    ASL 1210 and ASL 1300 (both with a grade of “C” or better)

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Anthropology

  
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    ANT 2410 - Cultural Anthropology



    This course consists of the study of humanity, the concept of culture and components of culture with emphasis on the different cultural adaptations of humanity worldwide.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    ANT 2511 - Physical Anthropology



    This course consists of the study of the human as a biological and cultural animal, including evolutionary adaptations and the human place in the ecological system.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Applied Accounting

  
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    APA 1001 - Applied Accounting



    This course will consist of the practical application of basic accounting principles and practices including data accumulation systems, income measurement, valuation of assets and liabilities and the study of financial statements. The course incorporates QuickBooks software or comparable software for preparing financial statements. The course includes problems for both a service-oriented business and a merchandising concern. Emphasis will be placed on the following topics: the accounting cycle, journalizing and posting, adjusting and closing entries, worksheets, and preparing financial statements. Other topics will include receivables and payables, payroll, internal control procedures, and the use of data processing in accounting.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 1 laboratory hour
    (CBE)
  
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    APA 2501 - Payroll Accounting



    This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions including payroll registers. Acquired knowledge will be applied to practical payroll situations. A comprehensive software and practice set requires students to perform payroll functions for a small business. After completing this course a student will be qualified to take the Payroll Certification Examination to be certified as a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), and/or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC), which is given by the American Payroll Association.
    Prerequisites
    ACG 2021

    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2

Architecture

  
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    TAR 1942 - Internship



    The first discipline related internship provides students with meaningful work experience in a chosen career field. The course is designed to allow students to learn on the job as part of their educational program of study.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 120 contact hours on the job during the term with additional work/reporting required off the job site
  
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    TAR 1943 - Internship



    The first discipline related internship provides students with meaningful work experience in a chosen career field. The course is designed to allow students to learn on the job as part of their educational program of study.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 195 (on the job during the term with additional work/reporting required off the job site)
  
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    TAR 2120 - Architectural Drafting



    This course introduces residential design and planning and requires an original solution to a given residential concept. Students not only prepare original tracings consisting of floor plans, elevations and wall sections, but they also produce large scale details from the original design. The emphasis of the course is on applied principles of architectural drafting and detailing.
    Prerequisites
    ETD 1100 or IND 1606

    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
    (CBE)

Art

  
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    ART 1201C - Design I



    This course is an introduction to the field of the visual arts through the study of the elements and principles of design. The course explores a variety of materials and techniques with emphasis on line, color, texture, form and in two-dimensional space organizations.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 1203C - Design II



    This course continues the study of the elements and principles of design. The course explores a variety of materials and techniques with emphasis on three-dimensional space organization.
    Prerequisites
    ART 1201C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 1300C - Drawing I



    This course emphasizes the basic discipline of drawing through the use of still life, landscape and the figure.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 1301C - Drawing II



    This course is a continuation of Drawing I.
    Prerequisites
    ART 1300C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2330C - Figure Drawing



    This course centers around all aspects of figure drawing by emphasizing technical accuracy and visual awareness. The class will draw from both the nude and clothed figure in mediums ranging from graphite to charcoal as well as from pastel to wet and dry brush. May be taken for a maximum of nine credits. (a lab fee of $25 will be assessed)
    Prerequisites
    ART 1300C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2400C - Printmaking I



    This course consists of instruction in line etching, tone etching, intaglio printing and relief printing.
    Prerequisites
    ART 1300C or ART 1301C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2401C - Printmaking II



    This course, a continuation of Printmaking I, presents a more detailed study of intaglio materials and techniques. With consent of the instructor, students may repeat this course twice for additional credit to a maximum of nine credit hours.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2400C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2500C - Painting I



    This course introduces students to basic painting techniques in oil/acrylic and color theory. Projects designed to lead students toward more independent concepts, include standard subjects such as still life, landscape, and portrait and figure painting.
    Prerequisites
    ART 1300C and ART 1201C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2501C - Painting II



    This course, a continuation of Painting I, encourages students to plan independent projects, working within certain broad guidelines as to subject matter and technical approach. Individual interests and strengths are part of the planned program for students; however, the course requires a certain specific number of paintings during the semester. With consent of the instructor, students may repeat this course twice for additional credit to a maximum of nine credit hours.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2500C or consent of instructor

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2540C - Introduction to Watercolor



    This course introduces students to the skills, methods, materials and tools of watercolor painting. This course is a disciplined study of traditional watercolor techniques for the purpose of gaining technical knowledge and proficiency.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2541C - Advanced Watercolor



    This course continues the disciplined study of skills, methods, materials and tools of watercolor painting begun in the introductory watercolor course. The emphasis of this course is the successful planning and creative execution of larger format watercolor paintings based upon visually compelling thematic ideas researched by the student. With consent of instructor, students may repeat this course twice for additional credit to a maximum of nine credit hours.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2540C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2600C - Introduction to Computer Images I



    This course is an introduction to the computer as a tool for the visual arts. The course selects from a variety of imaging software and requires no computer experience.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2601C - Introduction to Computer Images II



    This course is a continuing study of the microcomputer as a tool for the visual arts. A course in combining 2-D, 3-D, animation, motion pictures, video, and audio, with photography, digital draw and paint programs, and outputting to video tape and other permanent storage.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2600C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2701C - Sculpture I



    With an emphasis on artistic design, concept, and development of technical skills, this course is an introduction to techniques and principles relevant to contemporary sculptural processes. Topics include clay modeling, carving, plaster molds, metal casting, welding and steel fabrication, and assemblage of found objects.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2702C - Sculpture II



    This course, a continuation of Sculpture I, explores new and more advanced techniques and materials with individual projects encouraged. With consent of the instructor, students may repeat this course for additional credit to a maximum of nine credit hours.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2701C or consent of the instructor

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2750C - Ceramics: Hand-Building I



    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the design and construction of hand built functional and sculptural ceramic objects. Topics covered include pinched forms, slab, coil, slip casting, surface treatment, glazing and firing techniques.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2752C - Ceramics: Wheel Throwing I



    This course provides an introduction to the techniques, concepts, and aesthetics of wheel thrown ceramics. Topics covered include basic wheel forming techniques for functional and sculptural ceramics, surface decoration, alteration, basic glaze application, and firing techniques.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2753C - Ceramics: Wheel Throwing II



    This course is a continuation of Ceramics: Wheel Throwing I. Emphasis is on perfecting the technique of wheel throwing and on creativity with functional and sculptural ceramic forms. With consent of the instructor, students may repeat this course twice for additional credit to a maximum of nine credit hours.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2752C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2755C - Ceramics: Hand-Building II



    This course, a continuation of Ceramics: Hand-Building I emphasizes creativity and special problems. The course also includes kiln stacking and firing. With consent of the instructor, students may repeat this course twice for additional credit to a maximum of nine credit hours.
    Prerequisites
    ART 2750C

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 studio hours
  
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    ART 2808C - Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies



    This course is designed for advanced students who would like to expand their art experience without restricting them to a single medium or discipline. Critical thinking, experimentation and problem solving will be achieved through an in-depth study of cross-media art making.
    Prerequisites
    ART 1201C, ART 1203C, ART 1300C, ART 1301C and completion of two semesters of an advanced 2000 level studies course, or consent of both instructor and department chairperson

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    ART 2955 - Fine Art Portfolio



    This course will provide students the necessary skills to put together and present a portfolio of artwork. Topics include image presentation, photographing works and preparing a resume.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Art History

  
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    ARH 1000 - Art Appreciation



    This course supplies non-art majors with a foundation for understanding the visual arts through introduction to different media of art expression.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

    Degrees Offered
    A.A.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    ARH 2050 - Art History I



    This course includes a historical and critical study of painting, sculpture and architecture from prehistoric times to the Renaissance.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
  
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    ARH 2051 - Art History II



    This course is a continuation of the history and criticism of art from the Renaissance to the present.
    Prerequisites
    Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests

    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Astronomy

  
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    AST 1002 - Introduction to Astronomy



    Students will benefit by taking high school algebra or MAT 0024 prior to enrolling in this course. This is a general education course and is not intended for students who are going to major in astronomy or other sciences. Students will become acquainted with the solar system with emphasis on Earth and its satellite, the moon. Students will also study other planets, satellites, comets, meteors, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and the theories of the universe. The course will discuss the stars and planets relevant to the most modern ideas.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3
    (CBE)
  
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    AST 1002L - Astronomy Laboratory



    This is a laboratory course which is intended to supplement AST 1002, Introduction to Astronomy. Students should have a working knowledge of mathematics at a level equivalent to MAT 0024 recommend a grade of B or a higher-level mathematics course. Students will learn to use various types of equipment and simple procedures for obtaining useful data.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AST 2931 - Selected Topics in Astronomy



    The open format of this course provides an opportunity to address various selected topics related to astronomy and space sciences. The course may be repeated for credit.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 1
  
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    AST 2932 - Selected Topics in Astronomy



    The open format of this course provides an opportunity to address various selected topics related to astronomy and space sciences. The course may be repeated for credit.
    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 2
  
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    AST 2933 - Selected Topics in Astronomy



    The open format of this course provides an opportunity to address various selected topics related to astronomy and space sciences. The course may be repeated for credit.
    Prerequisites
    Depends on topics

    Corequisites
    Depends on topics

    Degrees Offered
    A.A., A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 3

Autobody Repair and Refinishing

  
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    ARR 0020 - Estimator



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include emphasis on safety, assessing damage, and creating a damage report manually.
    Contact Hours: 100
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0100 - Trim and Tinting



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include emphasis on safety, tinting paint and all repair of trim.
    Contact Hours: 109
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0111 - Automotive Welding



    This course is designed specifically for entry-level job training in the automotive body repair and refinishing field. Topics include oxygen acetylene welding, welding and brazing, sheet metal welding and brazing, metal inert gas welding, panel spotting and leading wiping or filling.
    Contact Hours: 108
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0180 - Custom Painting



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include emphasis on safety, painting basecoat and clearcoat and single-stage finish.
    Contact Hours: 108
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0271 - Basic Automotive Glass



    This course is designed specifically for entry-level job training in automotive glass replacement. Emphasis is on safety, basic tools, weatherstrips, retainer and molding clips, types of glass, glass operating mechanisms, door latches and locks, and water and air leaks.
    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ARR 0273 - Advanced Automotive Glass and Sheet Metal



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills in the automotive body repair and refinishing field. Topics include door operating mechanism, removal and alignment of headers and front bumpers, hoods and fenders, trunk lids and tail gates.
    Prerequisites
    ARR 0271

    Contact Hours: 109
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0291 - Basic Automotive Body Repair



    This course is designed specifically for entry-level job training in automotive body repair. Emphasis will be on metal straightening, metal finishing, buckled metal, direct and indirect damage, tools and final assembly.
    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ARR 0292 - Advanced Automotive Body Repair and Panel Replacement



    This course is a continuation of Basic Automotive Body Repair and is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics include emphasis on safety, vehicle identification, metal straightening, analysis of damage, repair of body panels, power tools and quarter panel replacement.
    Prerequisites
    ARR 0291

    Contact Hours: 108
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0351 - Frame Straightening



    This course is designed specifically for entry-level job training in damage appraising and frame straightening. Topics include unibody, sectioning and corrosion protection.
    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    ARR 0411 - Basic Automotive Painting



    This course is designed specifically for entry-level job training in automotive painting. Emphasis will be on safety, air compressors, paint booth operation, painting equipment, sanding equipment, paint identification, spray patterns and surface preparation.
    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ARR 0412 - Advanced Automotive Painting



    This course, a continuation of Basic Automotive Painting, is designed to teach entry level job skills. Topics include safety, spot repair, paint additives, special effects and clean up.
    Prerequisites
    ARR 0411

    Contact Hours: 108
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    ARR 0610 - Detailer



    This course is designed to teach entry-level skills. Topics include emphasis on safety, removal of overspray and final finishing, clear exterior and interior of vehicle, apply decals and stripes.
    Contact Hours: 125
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    ARR 0930A - Postsecondary Internship



    This course provides work experience in a technical or industrial setting. Students will receive supervision from a technical and industrial manager and support from College instructors.
    Contact Hours: 40
    Workforce Credits: 1.5

Automotive/Engine Repair

  
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    AER 0001 - Introduction to Automotive Technology



    This course is designed to teach entry-level skills in basic automotive routine maintenance and consumer services. Topics covered include automotive systems overview, shop safety, OSHA rules and regulations, and Florida Right To Know law.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4

    NOTE: COURSE ID WILL CHANGE TO AER 0009 EFFECTIVE FALL TERM, 2009 (20101)
  
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    AER 0005 - Basic Automotive Concepts



    This course is designed to teach basic automotive service and systems operation. Both lecture and shop experience will be provided. Topics covered include automotive tools, measuring devices, fasteners, service information, and underhood maintenance of the following areas: engine oils, oil filters, cooling systems, power steering fluid, brake master cylinder fluids, and batteries. Credit for this course may be earned through a portfolio, demonstrated proficiency (comprehensive testing) or both.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0001

    Contact Hours: 150
    Workforce Credits: 5
  
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    AER 0010 - Beginning Automotive Service Technology



    This course is designed with knowledge based and performance based standards for the automotive industry. Topics will include information on industry standards, manufacturer maintenance intervals, OSHA and EPA regulations and hands on skills required in today’s automotive industry. Manufactures service interval recommendations will be applied through inspections and performance of specific tasks. The routine maintenance, service and repair procedures and standard time allotments for service and repairs will be researched using electronic information systems. The need for regular automotive servicing is stressed and compared to types of equipment failures that may occur from a neglect of recommended automotive servicing. The knowledge skills represent theory of the topics and support the mastery of the performance-based skills for this topic.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0936

    Contact Hours: 90
    Workforce Credits: 3
  
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    AER 0190C - Engines



    This course is designed to provide instruction in the repair, diagnosis and disassembly of engines and reconditioning of short block, cylinder heads, valve trains, engine sealing and reassembly. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0001

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0254 - Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills in the theory of operation and repair of automatic transmission/transaxles. Instruction includes basic service and repair of automatic transmissions/transaxles. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0691C and AER 0399

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0399 - Manual Drive Trains and Axles



    This course is designed to teach the theory of basic operation and the methods used to diagnose, adjust and repair manual transmissions, transaxles and drive train components. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0001

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0499 - Steering and Suspension Systems



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills. Topics included are service and repair of steering and suspension systems, power steering, wheels and tires. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0001

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0501 - Engine Performance I



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills in the diagnosis and repair of drivability problems. Topics covered include engine performance and electrical and computer system operations. Emphasis is placed on manufacturers diagnostic charts and advanced diagnostic equipment. Use of scanners on fuel-injected vehicles will be addressed.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0190C and AER 0691C

    Contact Hours: 100
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    AER 0503 - Engine Performance III



    This course is an advanced study of engine performance with heavy emphasis on computerized engine controls. Students will gain knowledge of common diagnostic procedures of engine control systems, including sensing devices, actuators, control modules and ignition systems.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0892C and AER 0692C

    Contact Hours: 100
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    AER 0599 - Brake Systems



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills in the theory, operation and repair of drum, disc and anti-lock brake systems. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0691C

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0691C - Electrical Systems I



    This course is designed to teach basic entry-level job skills. Topics include instruction in engine electrical systems, starting and charging systems, accessory systems and an introduction to computer control systems. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum vehicles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0001

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0692C - Electrical Systems II



    This course is an advanced study of automotive electrical and electronic technology covering theory with application to modern vehicles. Areas covered include lighting systems, safety systems, display panel instruments, convenience systems, sensing and conversion devices, and computer controls. Students are expected to have basic knowledge of electrical systems, engine operation, fuel systems, and engine performance.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0691C

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0759 - Air Conditioning and Heating Systems



    This course is designed to teach entry-level job skills in the theory, service and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. This course includes a combination of classroom and shop experience.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0691C

    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AER 0892C - Engine Performance II



    This course is an advanced study of engine performance with heavy emphasis on computerized engine controls. Students will gain knowledge of common components of engine control systems, including sensing devices, actuators, control modules, diagnosis and service of OBD II equipped automobiles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 0501

    Contact Hours: 100
    Workforce Credits: 3.5
  
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    AER 0930 - Postsecondary Internship



    This course is part of the following courses and may be repeated as necessary: AER 0001, AER 0759, AER 0599, AER 0499, AER 0691C, AER 0692C, AER 0399, AER 0190C and AER 0254. In order to meet the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, interns must complete a minimum of hours on-the-job learning experience addressing the standards designated in each course of instruction. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours referenced to the standards in each module.
    Contact Hours: 135
    Workforce Credits: 4.5
  
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    AER 0936 - Technical Career Exploration - Automotive



    This course introduces the student to an identified career field. Students will have the opportunity to explore various aspects of the identified area such as: specific jobs available in the career field, skills required, education required, experience required, approximate salaries, etc. Students will also participate in laboratory experiences designed to enhance their learning, stimulate interest, and expose them to the actual work environment.
    Contact Hours: 30
    Workforce Credits: 1
  
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    AER 1081C - Introduction to Automotive Technology



    This course explores the automotive industry today, the changes in the industry and the advanced technology used in today’s vehicles. Information is provided on career opportunities, job classification, ASE Certification, safety in the automotive shop, and electronic service information systems. Basic service on tires, lubrication, wheel balancing, and vehicle inspections will be covered. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 1198 - Engines



    This course is designed to provide instruction in the repair, diagnosis and disassembly of engines and reconditioning of short block, cylinder heads, valve trains, engine sealing and reassembly. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1081C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
    (CBE)
  
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    AER 1291 - Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles



    This course seeks to develop entry-level skills in the theory and repair of automatic transmissions, and transaxles. This course will concentrate on the automatic transmission/transaxles in today’s vehicles, including instruction in electronic controls, overdrive transmissions and lock-up torque converters. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1694C and AER 1398

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 1398 - Manual Transmission and Transaxles



    This course is designed to teach entry level skills in clutches, manual transmission, manual transaxles, drive axles and differentials. Topics include theory of operation, service and repair. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom lecture and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1081C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 1498 - Steering and Suspension



    This course is designed to teach entry-level skills in the service and repair of steering and suspension systems, power steering, wheels and tires. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both lecture and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1081C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
    (CBE)
  
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    AER 1598 - Brake Systems



    This course is designed to teach job entry skills in the theory, operation and repair of brake systems, including both drum and disc brakes. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom lecture and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1694C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 1694C - Electrical Systems I



    This course is designed to teach entry-level skills in automotive electricity and electronics technology. Topics include the basics of electrical and electronic systems, battery and service, charging systems, and lighting systems. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom lecture and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1081C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 1798C - Air Conditioning and Heating



    This course is designed to teach entry-level skills in the theory, service and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP and Ford MLR) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both laboratory and lecture will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1694C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
    (CBE)
  
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    AER 1943 - Automotive Internship I



    This course is a companion to Electrical Systems I, and Air Conditioning and Heating. In order to meet the State of Florida, N.A.T.E.F., and General Motors ASEP standards, interns must complete 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Electrical Systems and 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Heating and A/C related repair. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours and master the student performance standards
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 20 (max per week)
  
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    AER 1946 - Automotive Internship VI



    This course is a companion to Automotive Electrical and Electronics and Advanced Engine Performance. In order to meet the State of Florida, N.A.T.E.F., and General Motors ASEP standards, interns must complete 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Electrical Repairs, number 14.00-14.47 and 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Advanced Engine Performance related repair task number 16.00-16.43. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours and master the students performance standards.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 20 (max per week)
  
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    AER 1992 - Automotive Internship II



    This course is a companion to Steering and Suspension and Brake Systems. In order to meet the State of Florida, N.A.T.E.F., and General Motors ASEP standards, interns must complete 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Steering and Suspension Repairs, and 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Brake Systems related repair. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours and master the student performance standards.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 20 (max per week)
  
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    AER 1993 - Automotive Internship III



    This course is a companion to Engines and Clutch and Transmissions. In order to meet the State of Florida, N.A.T.E.F., and General Motors ASEP standards, interns must complete 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Engine Repairs, number 09.00-09.61 and 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Manual Drive Train and Axle related repairs, task number 11.00-11.76. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours and master the student performance standards.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 20 (max per week)
  
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    AER 1994 - Automotive Internship IV



    This course is a companion to Engine Performance I and Engine Performance II. In order to meet the State of Florida, N.A.T.E.F., and General Motors ASEP standards, interns must complete 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Engine Performance I, number 16.00-16.70 and 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Engine Performance II related repair task number 16.00-16.70. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours and master the student performance standards.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 20 (max per week)
  
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    AER 1995 - Automotive Internship V



    This course is a companion to Automatic Transmissions I and Automatic Transmissions II. In order to meet the State of Florida, N.A.T.E.F., and General Motors ASEP standards, interns must complete 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Automatic Transmissions I, task number 10.00-10.43 and 100 hours on-the-job learning experience in Automatic Transmissions II related repairs, task number 10.00-10.43. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours and master the students performance standards.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 1
    Contact Hours: 20 (max per week)
  
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    AER 2695C - Electrical Systems II



    This course is a continuation of Electrical Systems I and is designed to teach skills in automotive electricity and electronics technology. Topics include electrical instruments and accessories, ignition systems, air bags, body control systems and service. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom lecture and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1694C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 2881 - Automotive MLR Internship II



    In order to meet the State of Florida Department of Education (DOE) and National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, interns must complete a minimum of 320 hours on-the-job learning experience addressing the standards designated in each course of instruction. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours referenced to the standards in each module.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 20 internship hours
  
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    AER 2891 - Engine Performance I



    This course is designed to teach entry-level skills in automotive engine performance and includes instruction in intake and exhaust systems, fuel delivery systems, fuel injection systems, and emission control systems. On Board Diagnostics Generation II will be covered. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP) will with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 1198 and AER 1694C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours

    NOTE: COURSE ID WILL CHANGE TO AER 2896 EFFECTIVE FALL TERM, 2009 (20101)

  
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    AER 2892 - Engine Performance II



    This course is designed to teach job entry skills in the diagnosis and repair of drivability problems. Topics covered include engine performance, electronic ignition systems (EI) and computer system operations. Emphasis is placed on manufacturer’s diagnostic charts and diagnostic equipment. Use of scan tools on fuel injected vehicles will be addressed. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 2891

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours

    COURSE ID WILL CHANGE TO AER 2899 EFFECTIVE FALL TERM, 2009 (20101)
  
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    AER 2895C - Engine Performance III



    This course is an advanced study of automotive diagnostic equipment and techniques. Students are expected to have a basic knowledge of electrical systems, engine operation, fuel systems and engine performance prior to enrolling. The course will concentrate on electronic engine controls including fuel injection, feedback systems and computer controlled engine management systems. Students enrolled in Dealer Specific programs (GM ASEP) will work with manufacturer supplied curriculum and vehicles. Both classroom and laboratory will be provided.
    Prerequisites
    AER 2892 and AER 2695C

    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 4
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
  
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    AER 2941C - Automotive MLR Internship I



    In order to meet the State of Florida Department of Education (DOE) and National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) standards, interns must complete a minimum number of hours on-the-job learning experience addressing the standards designated in each course of instruction. While working under the mentorship of an experienced technician, students must document the required hours referenced to the standards.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S., A.A.S.

    Credit Hours: 2
    Contact Hours: 20 internship hours

Aviation Maintenance Technology

  
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    AMT 0701 - Aviation Maintenance Technology General I



    This course is designed to introduce general hangar and shop safety, environmental concerns, mathematics, physics, basic aerodynamics, federal aviation regulations, publications and records.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AMT 0702 - Aviation Maintenance Technology General II



    This course is designed to introduce aircraft hardware and precision measuring instruments; blueprints and drawings; hand and power tools; and fluid lines and fittings.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AMT 0703 - Aviation Maintenance Technology General III



    This course is designed to introduce basic electricity and DC electrical circuits; aircraft battery service and inspection; AC electrical circuits and solid-state circuits.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AMT 0704 - Aviation Maintenance Technology General IV



    This course is designed to introduce structural materials and processes, non-destructive inspection, aircraft cleaning and corrosion control, weight and balance, and aircraft ground operations and servicing.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Workforce Credits: 4
  
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    AMT 0712 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Airframe I



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft structural assembly and rigging, aircraft non-metallics, and aircraft electrical systems.
    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0713 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Airframe II



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft finishes and fabric covering, assembly and repair of sheet metal structures, and introduction to aircraft welding techniques.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0714 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Airframe III



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft hydraulics and pneumatics, landing gear systems, and aircraft atmospheric and climate control systems.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0717 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Airframe IV



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft airframe fuel, ice and rain control and fire detection, protection and extinguishing systems; instrument, position and warning, pitot static, and communications and navigation systems; and aircraft inspections.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0821 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Powerplant I



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft reciprocating engine fundamentals, reciprocating engine ignition systems, reciprocating engine fuel, fuel metering and induction systems, reciprocating engine exhaust, cooling and lubrication; and propellers and propeller governing systems.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0822 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Powerplant II



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft reciprocating engine overhaul; reciprocating engine removal, installation and operation; and reciprocating engine inspection, troubleshooting and maintenance.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0823 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Powerplant III



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft turbine engine fundamentals; engine fire protection and engine instrument systems; and powerplant electrical systems.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 0824 - Aviation Maintenance Technology Powerplant IV



    This course is designed to introduce skills and the necessary knowledge and understanding of aircraft turbine engine overhaul; turbine engine removal, installation and operation; turbine engine inspection, troubleshooting and maintenance.
    Prerequisites
    AMT 0701, AMT 0702, AMT 0703 and AMT 0704 or permission of instructor

    Contact Hours: 240
    Workforce Credits: 8
  
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    AMT 1751 - Aviation Maintenance Technology General I



    This course is designed to introduce general hangar and shop safety, environmental concerns, mathematics, physics, basic aerodynamics, federal aviation regulations, publications and records.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
  
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    AMT 1752 - Aviation Maintenance Technology General II



    This course is designed to introduce aircraft hardware and precision measuring instruments; blueprints and drawings; hand and power tools; and fluid lines and fittings.
    Degrees Offered
    A.S.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Contact Hours: 4 lecture hours; 4 laboratory hours
 

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