Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog
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ATECH 111 - Electrical and Electronics Systems

Credits: 1-14
Presents fundamental principles and terminology of automotive electrical systems. Use of Ohm’s Law, wiring diagrams, diagnostic, and test instruments. Covers diagnosis and repair of batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, operator information and warning systems, and onboard body computer control systems. Emphasizes development of a positive attitude toward work ethic, cultural and gender diversity, personal and workplace safety, and hazardous materials handling and disposal.

Enrollment Requirement: ATECH 110  and instructor consent. Eligible for READ 104 . All students must have a current valid driver’s license.

Course Fee: $3.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Diagnose electrical systems.
  2. Diagnose and service batteries.
  3. Diagnose and repair starting systems.
  4. Diagnose and repair charging systems.
  5. Diagnose and repair instrument cluster and driver information systems.
  6. Diagnose and repair automotive accessories.
  7. Diagnose and repair body electrical systems.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate safe shop practice and hazardous material handling.
  2. Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems to ASE Standards.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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