Motorcycle Courses

MOTO 61, Custom Metal Fabrication
Lec-35 Lab-70 P/NP Available

ADVISE: AUTO 205

Intermediate course to develop the skills necessary to cut, shape, weld, and fabricate various types of metal products from raw materials. Usage of MIG (Metal Inert Gas), TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas), gas welding, English Wheel, Power Hammer, and various other metal shaping equipment and techniques will be presented.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MOTO 63, Auto-Moto Custom Painting
Lec-52.5 Lab-52.5 field trips

ADVISE: AUTO 203

This creative spray painting and custom graphics course introduces students to a process of transforming imagination into a unique vehicle appearance. This course is part of the motorcycle certificate series and a more advanced auto body painting and refinishing course.

CSU
Units: 4
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MOTO 90, Introduction to Motorcycle Technology
Lec-52.5 Lab-52.5 P/NP Available

This course provides entry to the motorcycle technician series. Overview of the history and culture of motorcycles, industry vocabulary and language, safety, tools, theory of operation, and the basic use of hand tools in shop-related projects and electronic diagnostic equipment. "Soft" skills of customer relations and "hard" skills of hands-on technical training.

CSU
Units: 4
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MOTO 91, Motorcycle General Service
Lec-52.5 Lab-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ: MOTO 90

This course covers the principles, theory of operation, design and functions of motorcycle, fuel, lubrication, frame, suspension, brakes and cooling systems including skills necessary for inspection, disassembly, cleaning, measuring and rebuilding the components and perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting discrepancies, repairing system components and selecting after market parts.

CSU
Units: 4
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MOTO 92, Tune-up, Electrical and Performance
Lec-52.5 Lab-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: MOTO 90

This course builds on the basic maintenance learned in Moto 90, adding motorcycle tune-up, troubleshooting, and performance tuning; electrical principles and components; and generation, regulation, distribution, control, switching and testing of electrical systems. Learn many aspects of scheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair problems associated with electronic ignition, fuel management, and on-board computer systems.

CSU
Units: 4
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MOTO 93, Engine & Power Train Repair
Lec-52.5 Lab-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: MOTO 90

This course trains students in the theory of operation, troubleshooting, major overhaul, and general repairs of motorcycle engines and power trains.

CSU
Units: 4
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
MOTO 500, Bicycle Maintenance
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips

Course in basics of bicycle and electric bicycle repair and maintenance. Students will learn how to perform maintenance such as repairing flat tires, adjusting derailleurs, chain maintenance, Basic electric system troubleshooting and safety inspection. Rebuilding of wheel, steerer, and bottom brackets bearings will be covered. Frame modifications, wheel-building/truing, and various electric bike services will also be covered. Emphasis on "hands on" implementation and practice.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable