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Basic Auto
BASIC AUTO
CLASS CODE: AUTO 100 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A basic consumer orientation/career exploration class for those wanting to know more about their cars and careers in the automotive field. Information is through lectures and demonstrations. You don't need a car to take it.
DESCRIPTION: This class is for those wanting to know more about their cars and careers in the automotive field.
Information is through lectures and demonstrations. You don't need a car to take this course.
TOPICS: It is an informational class covering the various systems of the automobile and maintenance. How to avoid rip-off repairs, to purchase a new or used automobile, financing and insurance will also be a part of the class. The course is not designed as hands on, but a few maintenance demonstrations will be given.
OBJECTIVES: Learn basic things about your car that can save you thousands of dollars in your lifetime, and help for when you look into purchasing or repairing a car.
REQUIREMENTS: Grade will based on homework, chapter quizzes, engine component identification, and final exam. The grade will be calculated on percentage of accumulative points. Since there are no study questions at the end of the chapters there is a worksheet packet available. You can get one from the division secretaries in room 106. The chapter work sheets are in the packet and are due the start of the period the first day the chapter is assigned. Any homework that is later than that is only worth 50% of your score.
Extra Credit: 3% for perfect attendance. There is no provision for makeup. It is important to just keep current.
You are expected to be here for each class and attendance will be taken. After two absences 5% of your total grade will be deducted for each day you miss after the two. Please be on time, tardiness doesn't show good work ethics and they too will count against your grade.

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OTHER: One of the major goals of Brigham Young University-Idaho is that of providing quality educational opportunities in a rich spiritual environment. To obtain this desired level of spiritual influence, students are asked to observe all points of the Honor Code including dress and grooming standards. In this class you are expected to observe the Honor Code (it is in the catalog and you signed your name saying that you would observe it when you applied to Brigham Young University-Idaho) We encourage our students to be modest in their attire and neat and clean in their personal appearance. Your instructor is committed to the principle of the Code of Honor and will support the university in enforcing it.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1991