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    AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY 

    STATE CHAMPIONS 2010-2014-2015

     

     

               

     

    DISTRICT CHAMPIONS 2009-2010-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018

     

     

     
      FORD
    The Automotive Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as an automotive technician. This program reflects a building block approach from simple to complex, includes theory, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automobiles, including late model vehicles with electronic systems. Emphasis is placed on operational theory, practical skills and accepted shop procedures.

    Courses offered are:

    Principles of Transportation

    An introduction to the automotive industry including automotive history, safety practices, shop equipment and tools, vehicle subsystems, service publications, fasteners, professional responsibilities, and automotive maintenance. Some areas may be taught manufacturer specific.

    Prerequisites: None

    Automotive Technology 1

    Automotive services include knowledge of the function of the major automotive systems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. In Automotive Technology, students gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. This study allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings. Thefocus of this course is to teach the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices. 

    Prerequisites:Principles of transportation, Auto Basics

    Automotive Technology 2

    Automotive services include knowledge of the function of the major automotive systems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. In Automotive Technology, students gain knowledge and skills in the repair and maintenance of vehicle systems. This study allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices. 

    Prerequisites:Principles of transportation, Auto Basics, & Automotive Technology 1

     Practicum in Transportation 
    This course is recommended for students in grades 11 – 12. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the transportation.

    Prerequisites: Principles of transportation, Auto Basics, Automotive Technology 1, & Automotive Technology 2

     

    TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS

    GRADE

    CREDIT

    Principles of Transportation

     

    9-12

     

    1

     

    Auto Basics 

     

    9-12

     

    1

     

    Automotive Technology 1

     

    10-12

     

    1

     

    Automotive Technology 2

     

    11-12

     

    2

     

    Practicum Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

     

    12

     

    2