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Ford (FORD)

These are 2014-2015 course descriptions.

See also Automotive Technology (AUTO)

FORD 1110 Engines: Diagnosis & Repair (On Demand)

3 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford engines with emphasis on disassembly and reassembly, performing diagnostic tests, measuring components for diagnostic purposes, and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 4 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360         Lab fee: $35.00

FORD 1240 Steering & Suspension: Diagnosis & Rep (SP)

2 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford steering and suspension systems including wheel alignment and Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) diagnosis. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET or Ford Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 2 hour
Prerequisite: AUTO 1140
Corequisites: FORD 1250, FORD 1260        Lab fee: $30.00

FORD 1250 Brake Systems: Diagnosis & Repair (SP)

2 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford braking systems including Antilock Brake Systems (ABS). Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET or Ford Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate students only.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hour
Prerequisite: AUTO 1150
Corequisites: FORD 1240, FORD 1260       Lab fee: $25.00

FORD 1260 Electrical Systems: Diagnosis & Repair (SP)

2 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford basic electrical systems including starting and charging systems. Wiring diagrams are emphasized in the diagnostic process. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET or Ford Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: AUTO 1160
Corequisites: FORD 1240, FORD 1250      Lab fee: $30.00

FORD 1270 Heating & AC: Diagnosis & Repair (On Demand)

2 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford heating and air conditioning systems including automatic temperature control systems with emphasis on performing diagnostic tests, and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 2 hour
Prerequisite: AUTO 1170
Corequisite: FORD 1360        Lab fee: $35.00

FORD 1360 Electrical Systems: Diagnosis & Repair (On Demand)

3 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford electronic systems including networks, multifunction modules, chassis systems, safety and security systems and convenience features. Emphasis is placed on performing diagnostic tests and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 6 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1260
Corequisite: FORD 1270         Lab fee: $30.00

FORD 2120 Auto Trans: Diagnosis & Repair (On Demand)

3 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford automatic transmissions with emphasis on disassembly and reassembly, performing diagnostic tests, measuring components for diagnostic purposes, and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 6 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360         Lab Fee: $25.00

FORD 2130 Manual Transmissions/Driveline (On Demand)

3 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford manual transmissions, clutches, differentials, and four-wheel drive systems with emphasis on disassembly and reassembly, performing diagnostic tests, measuring components for diagnostic purposes, and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 4 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360        Lab fee: $25.00

FORD 2180 Engine Performance: Operations & Diagnosis (On Demand)

3 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford ignition, fuel, and emission systems with emphasis on performing diagnostic tests and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab 6 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360       Lab fee: $25.00

FORD 2280 Advanced Engine Performance: Diagnosis & Test (On Demand)

2 credits
This course presents the advanced diagnosis of Ford ignition, fuel, and emission systems with emphasis on performing diagnostic tests and determining repair strategies. OBDII strategies are discussed and diagnosis of non-DTC concerns and intermittent concerns are practiced. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 2180       Lab fee: $25.00

FORD 2380 Diesel Engine: Diagnosis & Repair (On Demand)

2 credits
This course presents the operation and diagnosis of Ford diesel engines and necessary support systems with emphasis on performing diagnostic tests and determining repair strategies. Ford STST certification is granted to students who successfully complete the course and achieve the evaluation criteria set forth by Ford Motor Company. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360         Lab fee: $35.00

FORD 2951 Co-op Work Exp/Seminar I (On Demand)

 2 credits
The Cooperative Work Experience allows students to diagnose and repair Ford vehicles in a real world setting. The student works in a sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealership to perform tasks under the supervision of a mentor technician. The student is required to work a specified number of hours and is compensated by the dealership. The student is required to attend a weekly on-campus seminar during the co-op period. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Seminar: 0.5 hours – Field Experience: 15 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360

FORD 2952 Co-op Work Exp/Seminar II (On Demand)

2 credits
The Cooperative Work Experience allows students to diagnose and repair Ford vehicles in a real world setting. The student works in a sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealership to perform tasks under the supervision of a mentor technician. The student is required to work a specified number of hours and is compensated by the dealership. The student is required to attend a weekly on-campus seminar during the co-op period. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Seminar: 0.5 hours – Field Experience: 15 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360

FORD 2953 Co-op Work Exp/Seminar III (On Demand)

2 credits
The Cooperative Work Experience allows students to diagnose and repair Ford vehicles in a real world setting. The student works in a sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealership to perform tasks under the supervision of a mentor technician. The student is required to work a specified number of hours and is compensated by the dealership. The student is required to attend a weekly on-campus seminar during the co-op period. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Seminar: 0.5 hours – Field Experience: 15 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360

FORD 2954 Co-op Work Exp/Seminar IV (On Demand)

2 credits
The Cooperative Work Experience allows students to diagnose and repair Ford vehicles in a real world setting. The student works in a sponsoring Ford or Lincoln dealership to perform tasks under the supervision of a mentor technician. The student is required to work a specified number of hours and is compensated by the dealership. The student is required to attend a weekly on-campus seminar during the co-op period. Available to Ford ASSET students only.
Lecture: 0.5 hour – Field Experience: 15 hours
Prerequisite: FORD 1360