Le Mars Community High School

P a g e | 48 Industrial Technology (Elective Credits) A FEE WILL BE CHARGED FOR EACH INDUSTRIAL TECH CLASS TAKEN. The Trades and Industries Department has available training for those interested in the technical areas of welding and auto mechanics. This type of education does provide an excellent background for Industrial Arts teachers and other professional occupations. * Important Note (The class size is limited. If the class is full, put your name on a waiting list in the counselor's office.) INTRO TO WELDING Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 Grade Level: 9,10,11,12 A combined lecture and lab course. Exploring SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC and Plasma Cutting in a safe manner at an introductory level. Each area will have competencies to explore filler materials and basic procedures in each welding process. First year Automotive Technologies (You must register for both semester classes during registration.) COLLEGE INTRO TO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (S1) - AUT104 COLLEGE AUTO ELECTRONICS (S2) - AUT614 CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT (Purchase of Textbook Required) Course Length: 1 Year Credits: 2 LCHS, 4 WITCC (Intro to Automotive Technology) 2 LCHS, 4 WITCC (Auto Electronics) Prerequisite: None for (College Intro to Automotive Technology) Must complete (College Intro to Automotive Technology) to start second semester (College Auto Electronics) Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Introduction to Automotive Technology Designed to provide basic instruction in shop skills including precision measuring, the use of hand and power tools, and related shop equipment. Covers the use and design of fittings and fasteners. Covers the basic of the basic repairs and service procedures required in maintaining an automobile. Emphasizes shop safety practices in each area of study. Semester tests are required in this course. Automotive/Electronics This course will cover theory, diagnosis and service practices related to electronic systems found on today’s automobiles. The basics of electricity meter use and circuit analysis will be extensively covered. Special emphasis will be made in the areas of schematic use, electrical system diagnosis, and circuit theory. Semiconductor use and computer operation will also be covered. Semester tests are required in this course. Second year Automotive Technologies (You must register for both semester classes during registration.) COLLEGE AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (S1) - AUT 633 COLLEGE AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR (S2) - AUT 164 CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT (Purchase of Textbook Required) Course Length: 1 Year Credits: 2 LCHS, 4 WITCC (Automotive Electrical Systems) 2 LCHS, 4 WITCC (Automotive Engine Repair) Prerequisite: Successful completion of first year automotive classes. Grade Level: 11, 12 Automotive Electrical Systems This course covers theory, diagnosis, and service practices related to the electrical systems found on today’s automobiles. The emphasis is on the battery, starting, charging, lighting, and ignition (electronic & conventional), systems. Practical applications of schematics and electrical system diagnosis using circuit theory are discussed. Semester tests are required in this course.

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