The Automotive Clean Vehicle Technology Associate of Science Degree is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of alternative fuel and electric vehicle technology as it applies to the automotive industry. The curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in alternative fuel/hybrid/electric vehicle maintenance, service, and repair, including alternative fuel and electric power technology.
|COURSE INFORMATION||YEAR ONE:||YEAR TWO:|
|Course||Course Title||Annual # of Section||Annual Enrollment Total||Annual # Sections||Annual Enrollment Total|
|AUTO 010||Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology||2||32||2||31|
|AUTO 011||Electric Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle||New Course||1||6|
|AUTO 011L||Electric Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle – Laboratory||New Course||1||6|
|AUTO 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems OR||2||16||1||17|
|HMDT 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems||4||35||3||31|
|AUTO 065||Electrical Systems Diagnosis and Repair||2||20||2||31|
|AUTO 050||Automotive Brakes||1||16||2||30|
|AUTO 050L||Automotive Brakes - Laboratory||New Course||1||17|
|AUTO 052||Automotive Suspension and Steering||3||37||2||32|
|AUTO 052L||Automotive Suspension and Steering - Laboratory||New Course||2||32|
The Automotive Clean Vehicle Technology Associate of Science Degree will provide students with the necessary knowledge and hands on skills required in the automotive industry. Upon completion of the certificate students will have gained the abilities to complete the following:
1. Diagnose and make minor repairs to 12 volt starting and charging systems using electrical schematics.
2. Demonstrate appropriate personal and shop safety procedures needed to safely work with high voltage and hydrogen fuel systems.
3. Evaluate system conditions by entering self-diagnostic mode of a given system, correctly interpret diagnostic trouble codes, and diagnose electronic control system faults using appropriate procedures and strategies.
4. Perform basic maintenance, diagnostic and repair related to electric, hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
The Automotive Clean Vehicle Technology Associate of Science Degree reflects our mission statement: “San Bernardino Valley College provides innovative instructional programs and cohesive student services to support the educational goals of a culturally diverse community of learners by engaging in continuous improvement and actively working towards an antiracist culture to foster an environment of meaningful learning and belonging for our students, employees, and the community.” This degree provides the diverse community of learners with the qualification demands in the Inland Empire workforce. Providing the students with the necessary skills will contribute to improving the quality of life for these students as well as the surrounding service area communities.
|Course||Course Title||Units||Year/Semester |
(Y1 or S1)
|AUTO 010||Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology||4||Y1|
|AUTO 011||Electric Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle||3||Y1|
|AUTO 011L||Electric Vehicle (EV) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle – Laboratory||1||Y1|
|AUTO 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems OR||4||Y1|
|HMDT 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems||4|
|AUTO 065||Electrical Systems Diagnosis and Repair||5||Y2|
|AUTO 050||Automotive Brakes||3||Y2|
|AUTO 050L||Automotive Brakes - Laboratory||1||Y2|
|AUTO 052||Automotive Suspension and Steering||3||Y2|
|AUTO 052L||Automotive Suspension and Steering - Laboratory||1||Y2|
Diann Thursby · 02/06/23
Received regional recommendation at 2-6-2023 IEDRC Deans Meeting.