Automotive Electricity Fundamentals is designed to introduce students to basic electrical principles and their applications in automobiles. Topics include electron theory, digital multimeter use and circuit testing, Ohm's Law, magnetism, electromagnetism, induction, circuit types, chemical storage battery science, AC/DC motors and generators, and current/voltage regulation. Fundamental principles established in this course serve as the basis for many other related topics in subsequent course offerings. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: Students will be required to purchase a specified digital multimeter for the class. The meter can be purchased in the Automotive department. Contact the Automotive department chair for more information. The MCC Automotive program maintains a dress code for all students for reasons of safety as well as meeting industry standards for professionalism. Students are required to follow the dress code and practice all rules of safety including, but not limited to: School provided safety glasses must be worn in the lab at all times. Clean blue/black work pants or blue/black jeans with NO holes in them are permitted. Sagging pants are not allowed and pant legs must be worn on the outside of the boots. Cotton MCC automotive provided t-shirts must be worn to all automotive classes. Black or brown leather work shoes or boots of a traditional work boot/shoe style must be tightly laced and tongue-in. NO jewelry of any kind may be worn at any time. Baseball caps are permitted with the bill facing forward. Knit black or blue skull caps may be worn when lab area temperatures fall below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The instructor reserves the right to dismiss a student from class or lab if clothing, appearance, or actions are deemed unacceptable or unsafe! Students must possess a valid driver's license to participate in any of the automotive courses due to minimum liability standards.

Course Name: AMT-120
Departments: Automotive
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Prerequisites: Credit earned for AMT 100 with a grade of C or equivalent.
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