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Motorcycle Mechanics

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major   Motorcycle Mechanics

Pathway Description:

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

Motorcycle Mechanics: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain motorcycles and other similar powered vehicles. Includes instruction in lubrication and cooling systems, electrical and ignition systems, carburetion, fuel systems and adjustments of moving parts.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A60260
NC CIP: 47.0611
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
MCM 111 Motorcycle Mechanics 3 8 0 7
MCM 115 Motorcycle Chassis 1 6 0 3
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
  Total: 7 18 0 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
MCM 112 Motorcycle Transmissions 3 8 0 7
MCM 122 Motorcycle Engines 2 9 0 5
  Total: 6 20 0 14

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
AUB 141 Mech & Elec Components I 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
TRN 120 Basic Transp Electricity 4 3 0 5
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transp 1 4 0 3
  Total: 10 9 0 14

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MCM 114 Motorcycle Fuel Systems 2 6 0 5
MCM 116 Troubleshooting 2 6 0 4
TRN 145 Adv Transp Electronics 2 3 0 3
  Total: 6 15 0 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
General Psychology 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select a minimum of 3 credit hours from:
Motorcycle Dyno Tuning I 1 4 0 3
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I (0) (0) (10) (1)
  Total: 7 4 0 12

Total Credit Hours: 67

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection

Students interested in participating in WBL 111 Work-Based Learning must see their advisor prior to registration.

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