DHET 168 – Page 1 Date Approved: 9/18/89 Date Scanned: 5/10/2005 College of the Redwoods CREDIT COURSE OUTLINE DEPARTMENT AND COURSE NUMBER: DHET 168 DEGREE APPLICABLE NON-DEGREE APPLICABLE FORMER NUMBER (If previously offered) COURSE TITLE Introduction to the Transportation Industry LECTURE HOURS: 2.0 LAB HOURS: 0.0 UNITS: 2.0 PREREQUISITE: None Eligibility for: Engl 150 Math 105 Request for Exception Attached CO-REQUISITE: None GRADING STANDARD: Letter Grade Only TRANSFERABILITY: CSUS UC Articulation with UC requested Repeatable yes no CR/NC Only Grade/CR/NC Option NONE Max No. Units Maximum Class Size 20 Max No. Enrollments CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the transportation industry, involving an overview of jobs including mechanics, sales, parts, and management. Topics covered include metric conversions service and parts manuals, microfiche, laws and ordinances, ethics, records, work habits and resume writing. NOTE: CREDIT CAN BE RECEIVED IN EITHER DHET 168 OR AT 168 BUT NOT BOTH. COURSE OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES: List the primary instructional objectives of the class. Formulate some of them in terms of specific measurable, student accomplishments, e.g., specific knowledge and/or skills to be attained as a result of completing this course. For degree-applicable courses, include objectives in the area of “critical thinking.” Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Solve computational, problems such as metric conversion, completion of repair orders as used in industry involving writing and math problems. Analyze, assess, and differentiate the various job opportunities in industry. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Be familiar with all the aspects of our transportation industry. Identify various fasteners used on industry vehicles. Use parts, service, and estimating manuals and microfiche systems. Use and care for tools properly and develop safe working habits. Complete a job application and a resume. DHET 168 – Page 2 Date Approved: 9/18/89 Date Scanned: 5/10/2005 COURSE OUTLINE: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. % of Classroom Hours Spent on Each Topic Introduction to the transportation industry: auto, diesel, and motorcycles Job orientation: mechanic, sales, parts, and management Job applications Work on repair orders Metric conversion Torque specification Bolt, nut fasteners Tubing and flaring Service, parts, manuals, and microfiche Shop safety Tool use Resume 10% 10% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 8% 100% DHET 168 – Page 3 Date Approved: 9/18/89 Date Scanned: 5/10/2005 APPROPRIATE TEXTS AND MATERIALS: (Indicate textbooks that may be required or recommended, including alternate texts that may be used.) Text(s) Title: NONE Required Edition: Alternate Author: Recommended Publisher: Date Published: ____ (Additional required, alternate, or recommended texts should be listed on a separate sheet and attached.) For degree applicable courses the adopted texts have been certified to be college-level: Yes. Basis for determination: is used by two or more four-year colleges or universities (certified by the Division Chair or Branch Coordinator, or Center Dean) OR has been certified by the LAC as being of college level using the Coleman and Dale-Chall Readability Index Scale. No. Request for Exception Attached If no text or a below college level text is used in a degree applicable course, a Request for Exception form must be completed and a rationale provided. This request for exception will be approved or denied by the Curriculum Committee. METHODS TO MEASURE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: Please check where appropriate; however, a degree applicable course must have a minimum of one response in category 1, 2, or 3. If category 1 is not checked, the department must explain why substantial writing assignments are an inappropriate basis for at least part of the grade. 1. Substantial writing assignments, including: essay exam(s) term or other paper(s) written homework reading report(s) laboratory report(s) other (specify) Resume If the course is degree applicable, substantial writing assignments in this course are inappropriate because: The course is primarily computational in nature. The course primarily involves skill demonstrations or problem solving. Other rationale (explain) __________________________________________ 2. Computational or Non-computational problem-solving demonstrations, including: exam(s) quizzes homework problems laboratory report(s) field work other (specify)_______ 3. Skill demonstrations, including: class performance(s) other (specify)____ 4. Objective examinations, including: multiple choice completion field work performance exam(s) true/false other (specify) matching items 5. Other (specify) ____________________________________ NOTE: A course grade may not be based solely on attendance. DHET 168 – Page 4 Date Approved: 9/18/89 Date Scanned: 5/10/2005 REQUIRED READING, WRITING, AND OTHER OUTSIDE OF CLASS ASSIGNMENTS: Over an 18-week presentation of the course, 3 hours per week are required for each unit of credit. ALL Degree Applicable Credit classes must treat subject matter with a scope and intensity which require the student to study outside of class. Two hours of independent work done out of class are required for each hour of lecture. Lab and activity classes must also require some outside of class work. Outside of the regular class time the students in this class will be doing the following: Study Answer questions Skill practice Required reading Problem solving Written work (essays/compositions/report/analysis/research) Journal (reaction and evaluation of class, done on a continuing basis throughout the semester) Observation of or participation in an activity related to course content (e.g., play, museum, concert, debate, meeting, etc.) Field trips Other (specify) Members of the Industry talk to the classes COLLEGE LEVEL CRITICAL THINKING TASKS/ASSIGNMENTS: Degree applicable courses must include critical thinking tasks/assignments. This section need not be completed for non-degree applicable courses. Describe how the course requires students to independently analyze synthesize, explain, assess, anticipate and/or define problems, formulate and assess solutions, apply principles to new situations, etc. Students solve computational problems such as metric conversion, completion of repair orders as used in industry involving writing and math problems. Analyze, assess, and differentiate the various job opportunities in industry. METHOD OF EVALUATION: 1. Attendance 2. Homework 3. Lab 4. Midterm and final GRADE SCALE: l00—90 = A, 80—89 = B, 70—79 = C, 60—69 = D, 0—59 = F % OF GRADE 20 % 20 % 20% 40 % DHET 168 – Page 5 Date Approved: 9/18/89 Date Scanned: 5/10/2005 REQUEST FOR EXCEPTION The Curriculum Committee is authorized to determine the appropriateness of entrance skills and requisites for any given course; to determine whether or not language and/or computational skills at the associate, degree level are essential to success in a given course; to determine what is “college level” in learning skills vocabulary, and in the ability to think critically and apply concepts; and to determine on a case-by-case basis when any departure from the attached guidelines may be justified. This form may also be used to provide justification for making a course repeatable. To request an exception, provide the following information: DHET 168/AT 168 Department and Course No. INTRODUCTION TO THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY Course Title NATURE OF THE EXCEPTION REQUESTED AND RATIONALE: TEXTBOOK No text is required. Handouts and outside reading assignments will be used. No textbook covers the broad range of subjects in course outline. NATURE OF THE EXCEPTION REQUESTED AND RATIONALE: MATH 105 Students working toward the certificate of achievement or associate of science degree are required to take IT 161 — Technical Mathematics. IT 161 is substituted for MATH 105.