ATEC2700 Automotive Externship

This course is for the student taking the AAS degree option and provides an opportunity to further develop skills and experiences in a formal work setting. Students must interview for and acquire their externship site. A minimum of 120 hours of work experience is required.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

ATEC2685, ATEC1805, ATEC1810, and ATEC1815

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify informal organizational interrelationships
Organize work space
Define formal organizational rules
Develop industry standard organizational skills
Evaluate theoretical concepts used during servicing vehicles
Work independently
Analyze repair decisions using strategy-based problem-solving techniques
Perform maintenance work on customer vehicles

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

SOE:

3