Auto Mechanics Technology - AAS

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: TIM EVANS Evanst@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8141
Department Co-Chair: JILLENE CUNNINGHAM cunninghamj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: JANET HAMILTON NEWTON Hamiltonj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

First Semester

Course Title Credits
AM101 Power Plant Theory 4

Types and forms of energy, internal and external combustion engines, operation of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle engines; preparing work area, disassembling engine, inspecting and reassembling the engine.

AM102 Electrical I 3

Describe the relationship between voltage, Ohms and amerage, as well as basic charateristicsof circuits. Identify basic wiring diagram symbols, components and legend information. Perform basic electrical circuit measurements. Identify electrical system faults and perform repairs.

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

Mathematics Options 3
Course Title Credits
BU108 Business Mathematics 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

Written Communications Options 3
Course Title Credits
BU109 Business Communications 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

Semester Total - 14

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
AM203 Drive Train 4

Theory and servicing of clutches, standard transmissions, drive lines, rear axles and automatic transmissions.

AM204 Heating and Air Conditioning Theory 4

Theory and use of air conditioning service equipment; purging, repairing, evacuating, testing for leaks, charging and overhauling compressors.

Auto Mechanics Technical Options 3
Course Title Credits
BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

EE103 Introduction to Electronics 3.00

ME108 Occupational Safety 2.00

General Education Options 0
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

AR110 Drawing I 3.00

AR111 Drawing II 3.00

AR112 Figure Drawing 3.00

AR113 Painting I 3.00

AR114 Painting II 3.00

AR115 Advanced Painting 3.00

AR116 Ceramics I 3.00

AR117 Ceramics II 3.00

AR118 Sculpture I 3.00

AR119 Sculpture II 3.00

AR120 Printmaking I 3.00

AR121 Printmaking II 3.00

AR122 2-D Design 3.00

AR123 3-D Design 3.00

AR124 Color 3.00

AR126 Jewelry Design I 3.00

AR127 Individual Art Projects I 2.00

AR128 Individual Art Projects II 2.00

AR129 Individual Art Projects III 2.00

AR134 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

AR135 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

AR140 Graphic Layout 3.00

AR141 Graphic Design 3.00

AR143 Introduction to Computer in Design 3.00

AR144 Computers in Design II 3.00

AR205 Jewelry Design II 3.00

AR225 Typography 3.00

BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1.00

BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

BI115 Basic Radiation Biology 2.00

BI116 Introduction to Biotechnology 5.00

BI117 Principles of Genetics 3.00

BI118 Advanced Methods in Biotechnology 5.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing 3.00

EN160 Professional Academic Rhetoric 2.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN220 Poetry Writing 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

GR205 Oral German 2.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA130 Engineering Graphics I 5.00

MA131 Engineering Graphics II 2.00

MA132 Architectural Graphics 3.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA206 Differential Equations 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU103 Aural Skills I 1.00

MU104 Aural Skills II 1.00

MU105 Music Fundamentals 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU108 Basic Conducting 2.00

MU110 Class Piano I 1.00

MU121 Applied Voice Class 1.00

MU122 Recital and Concert I 1.00

MU123 Recital and Concert II 1.00-1.00

MU125 Jazz Improvisation I 1.00

MU126 Jazz Improvisation II 1.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU128 Recital and Concert III 1.00-1.00

MU129 Recital and Concert IV 1.00-1.00

MU130 Orchestra 1.00

MU132 Symphonic Band I 1.00

MU133 Concert Choir I 1.00

MU136 Dragonnaires 1.00

MU137 Instrumental Ensemble 1.00

MU138 Jazz Combo I 1.00

MU139 Concert Jazz Band I 1.00

MU144 Jazz Lab Band I 1.00

MU148 Vocal Jazz/Sonance I 1.00

MU158 Pep Band I 1.00

MU160 Music Performance Workshop 3.00

MU183 Concert Jazz Band II 1.00-1.00

MU184 Concert Jazz Band III 1.00-1.00

MU185 Concert Jazz Band IV 1.00-1.00

MU186 Jazz Combo II 1.00-1.00

MU187 Jazz Combo III 1.00-1.00

MU188 Jazz Combo IV 1.00-1.00

MU189 Jazz Lab Band II 1.00-1.00

MU190 Jazz Lab Band III 1.00-1.00

MU191 Jazz Lab Band IV 1.00-1.00

MU203 Aural Skills III 1.00

MU204 Aural Skills IV 1.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

MU226 Jazz Improvisation III 1.00

MU227 Jazz Improvisation IV 1.00

MU301 Individual Lessons:Piano 1.00

MU305 Individual Lessons:Voice 1.00

MU307 Individual Lessons:Violin 1.00

MU309 Individual Lessons:Viola 1.00

MU313 Individual Lessons:Stringed Bass 1.00

MU315 Individual Lessons:Flute 1.00

MU317 Individual Lessons:Oboe 1.00

MU319 Individual Lessons:Clarinet 1.00

MU321 Individual Lessons:Bassoon 1.00

MU323 Individual Lessons:Saxophone 1.00

MU325 Individual Lessons:Trumpet 1.00

MU327 Individual Lessons:French Horn 1.00

MU329 Individual Lessons:Baritone 1.00

MU331 Individual Lessons:Trombone 1.00

MU333 Individual Lessons:Tuba 1.00

MU335 Individual Lessons:Percussion 1.00

MU337 Individual Lessons:Guitar 1.00

MU339 Individual Lessons:Banjo 1.00

MU350 Individual Lessons:Piano 2.00

MU354 Individual Lessons:Voice 2.00

MU356 Individual Lessons:Violin 2.00

MU358 Individual Lessons:Viola 2.00

MU362 Individual Lessons:Stringed Bass 2.00

MU364 Individual Lessons:Flute 2.00

MU366 Individual Lessons:Oboe 2.00

MU368 Individual Lessons:Clarinet 2.00

MU370 Individual Lessons:Bassoon 2.00

MU372 Individual Lessons:Saxophone 2.00

MU374 Individual Lessons:Trumpet 2.00

MU376 Individual Lessons:French Horn 2.00

MU378 Individual Lessons:Baritone 2.00

MU380 Individual Lessons:Trombone 2.00

MU382 Individual Lessons:Tuba 2.00

MU384 Individual Lessons:Percussion 2.00

MU386 Individual Lessons:Guitar 2.00

MU388 Individual Lessons:Banjo 2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 1.00

PE123 Rhythms II 1.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE125 American Red Cross Lifeguard Training 2.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE136 Advanced Tennis 1.00

PE137 Beginning Swimming 1.00

PE138 Intermediate Swimming 1.00

PE139 Advanced Swimming 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Softball 1.00

PE142 Flag Football/Basketball 1.00

PE143 Archery/Volleyball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE146 Beginning Horsemanship 1.00

PE148 Karate I 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE150 Karate II 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE153 Modern Jazz 1.00

PE154 Folk Dance 1.00

PE155 Tap Dance 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE157 Advanced Horsemanship 1.00

PE167 Basketball/Softball 1.00

PE170 Soccer/Basketball 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE203 Rhythms III 1.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS104 Introduction to Gerontology 3.00

PS105 Realities in Aging 1.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

PY101 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00

PY102 Weather and Climate 3.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

PY205 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE104 Life and Thought of Jesus 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH103 Oral Interpretation 3.00

SH105 Forensics 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

SP100 Workplace Spanish 3.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 3.00

SP202 Spanish Conversation, Culture, and Writing 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH119 Stage Makeup 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TH124 Summer Theatre 3.00

TH126 Theatre Performance I 1.00

TH130 Costume Design and Construction 3.00

TH131 Play Production 3.00

TH135 Theatre Internship 3.00

TH201 Stage/Television Lighting 3.00

TH205 Theatre Performance Ensemble 1.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

PS100 General Psychology OR PS101 Human Relations 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

Semester Total - 17

Third Semester

Course Title Credits
AM104 Brakes I 3

Theory in brake operation. Identify parts of brake system. Test, diagnosis and service brake system components. Remove, recondition and replace brake drums or rotors and brake shoes or pads. Recondition master and wheel cylinders, adjust and bleed a brake system.

AM105 Brakes II 2

Identify and inspect electronic brake control system components. Test, diagnose, and service electronic brake control system.

AM201 Steering and Suspension 4

Wheel bearings, tires and wheels, wheel balancing, suspension systems, steering systems and wheel alignment.

TR120 Work Ethics 3

Skills required for success in the workplace with focus on the development of positive work habits and communication skills.

Auto Mechanics Technical Options 3
Course Title Credits
BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

EE103 Introduction to Electronics 3.00

ME108 Occupational Safety 2.00

Computer Literacy Options 2
Course Title Credits
IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

Semester Total - 17

Fourth Semester

Course Title Credits
AM103 Electrical II 5

Identify current flow on starting and charging system diagrams. Perform battery diagnosis and service. Perform starting systems diagnosis and repair. Perform charging system diagnosis and repair.

AM202 Engine Performance I 3

Identify engine mechanical intergrity. Explore and identify the fundamentals of fuel system theory and concerns. Explore and identify the fundamentals of ignition theory and concerns. Identify induction system and exhaust system concerns.

AM206 Engine Performance II 2

Diagnosis and repair of emissions control systems and engine-related service.

Auto Mechanics Technical Options 6
Course Title Credits
BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

EE103 Introduction to Electronics 3.00

ME108 Occupational Safety 2.00

Semester Total - 16

This is a suggested sequence of courses based on the average full-time student load. Not all courses are offered every semester. Consult with your advisor for more information.
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