AUTT 103. Auto Electrical. Lecture and lab dealing in the study of automotive chassis and accessory circuits; covers such areas as vehicle lighting, dash instrumentation, wiring diagrams and accessory electricity; covers basic electrical fundamentals, such as how electrical circuits work, electrical terminology, Ohm’s law, magnetism, and small motors. (4)
AUTT 111. Brakes. Lecture and lab emphasizing diagnosis and repair of brakes, including anti-lock brake systems; covers such areas as basic hydraulic principles, drum brakes, parking brakes, disc and drum brake service, hydraulic system service, and operation of various brake equipment and tools. (4)
AUTT 122. Engine Performance. Lecture and lab dealing in the study of air and fuel supply systems, carburetor’s, gasoline fuel injection and diesel fuel systems; in-depth study of electrical principles and electronic (computer) devices and systems; covers conventional and electronic ignitions, exhaust system components and emission control devices; diagnostic and performance testing procedures are emphasized. Prerequisite: AUTT 103. (4)
AUTT 137. Engine Rebuilding. Lecture and lab emphasizing all the mechanical activities related to disassembling and replacing internal parts of an engine, including the shop-machining, and hand-machining and fitting operations needed. (4)
AUTT 190. Field Study I. Field work of variable units to provide the student with a variety of experiences to complement his/her program of study. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (1-6)
AUTT 194. Cooperative Work Experience I. Provides practical work experience for automotive technology students. This course covers job analysis, applications and interviews, employee and employer relations, and general skills development. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. (1-6)
AUTT 195. Independent Study I. For students who wish to extend their knowledge and skills through independent self-paced studies. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. (1-3)
AUTT 227. Standard Transmissions and Drive Trains. Lecture and lab dealing with components from the fly-wheel out to the driving wheels; inspection and repair of clutches, standard transmissions, overdrive units, transaxles, differentials, transfer cases, and axles. (4)
AUTT 240. Automotive Refrigeration and Heating Systems. Lecture and lab in the theory, test, repair, and callibration of air conditioning and heaitng components and systems, including climate control systems. (4)
AUTT 242. Suspension Systems. Lecture and lab emphasizing diagnosis and repair of front end components, such as steering systems and suspension systems; includes operation of various alignment and suspension tool and equipement. (4)
AUTT 248. Automatic Transmissions. Lecture and lab course in theory, repair, and overhaul of automatic transmissions and auto transaxles. (4)
AUTT 294. Cooperative Work Experience II. Extension of cooperative work experience I. (1-6)
AUTT 285/295. Independent Study II. For students who wish to extend their advanced knowledge and skill through self-paced study. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. (1-3)
BLED 255. Current Issues in Bilingual Education. This course will introduce students to the various areas, programs, terminology, and philosophies of bilingual education. (3)
BLED 352. The Secondary Teacher and the Bilingual Child. This course will survey the needs, orientation, and approaches teachers should consider in class instruction for appropriate teaching of Hispanic students in grades 7-12. (3)
BLED 415. Bilingual Methodology and Materials. This course addresses specialized techniques used for teaching the bilingual - bicultural child, emphasis in language arts, social studies, and the fine arts; required for the Bilingual - Bicultural Programs. Prerequisite: Spanish Proficiency. (3)
BLED 418. Second Language Teaching: Theory and Methodology. The use of techniques and methods for intensive English language instruction for teaching limited English speakers; includes second language instructional materials, ESL in the content areas, and assessment of language proficiency. (3)
BLED 420. English Phonology. Phonetics, phonemics, articulatory phonetics, points and manner of articulation and how these relate to the second language learner; for students involved in ESL classroom instruction. Prerequisites: BLED 427 or instructor’s permission. (3)
BLED 427. Introduction to Linguistics. Provides ESL teachers with a basic knowledge of language and language acquisition which is necessary for instruction and development of appropriate pedagogical curriculum materials; designed primarily for students who have no previous knowledge or background in linguistics. (3)
BLED 424/SPAN 424. Methods in Foreign Language. Specialized techniques of teaching foreign language skills in the elementary and secondary schools. (3)
BLED 452. Indo-Hispanic Cultures. Contrasting culture patterns including an introduction to historical and sociological aspects of Indo-Hispanic cultures; prepares the teacher to present units on history, folklore, and fine arts to students in the Southwest. (3)
BLED 465. Teaching of Reading in Spanish. This reading course is designed to help students become familiar with research, specialized techniques, and materials for the Teaching of Reading in Spanish at the elementary level. Prerequisites: BLED 467 and Spanish Proficiency. (3)
BLED 466. Cross Cultural Patterns. This is a reading for research purposes and applied methods course in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language. The students must demonstrate knowledge about other languages and cultures and understand the effort and language learning of social and cultural variables in instructional situations. Recommended for all teachers. (3)
BLED 467. Language Arts in Spanish. Survey of the needs, orientation, and approaches teachers should consider in class instruction for appropriate teaching of Hispanic students in grades 1-6. Prerequisite: Spanish Proficiency. (3)
BLED 468. Hispanic Culture. Intermediate level reading covering the major aspects of Hispanic civilization - history, art, and literature - and its influence on western civilization, its role in the development of European culture in Latin America, and its fusion with the various indigenous cultures. Prerequisite: Spanish Proficiency. (3)
BLED 480. Workshop in Bilingual Education. ESL Programs in current educational theory and practice for school personnel. (1-3)
BLED 485. Directed Study. This is to be used when the student wishes to study a subject not regularly offered. PERMISSION REQUIRED. Please see “Independent Study’’ heading in this catalog.
BLED 490. Directed Research. This is to be used when the student is performing research under the direction of a faculty member. PERMISSION REQUIRED. Please see “Independent Study’’ heading in this catalog.
BLED 495. Tutorial Reading. PERMISSION REQUIRED. Please see “Independent Study’’ heading in this catalog.
*Spanish proficiency means ability to participate in oral and written forms in a University course.