Power Sports and Equipment Technology

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South Campus

Matt Spitzer
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253.680.7476


Admissions Office
253.680.7002

Location South Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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Students in the program prepare for careers in the power sports and power equipment industries. Technicians in these areas maintain and repair a variety of two- and four-cycle engines, power trains, and chassis. Power Sports: Maintenance and repair of power sports vehicles such as motorcycles, sport utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, and boats for employment in dealerships,independent repair shops, and self-employment. Power Equipment: Maintenance and repair of outdoor powerequipment, including lawn and garden equipment and light industrial/commercial equipment. Employment may be in lawn and garden stores, department stores, rental companies, landscaping companies, golf courses, fleet repair facilities, government agencies, and self-employment.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 106 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
100+ Level Human Relations 5
100+ Level Communications 5
100+ Level Mathematics 5

  

REQUIRED COURSEWORK                               
POW 101 Introduction to Power Sports 3
POW 102 Power Sports Maintenance 5
POW 105 Brakes Service and Repair 5
POW 106 Tire Service and Repair 5
POW 120 Engine Failure Analysis 5
POW 121 Engine Repair Methods 5
POW 123 Carburetor Service and Repair 5
POW 140 Fundamentals of Electricity 5
POW 141 Electrical Starting and Charging Systems 5
POW 142 Ignition Systems 5
POW 150 Transmission Service and Repair 5
POW 151 Drivetrain Service and Repair 5
POW 154 Computerized System Basics 3
POW 155 Electronic Fuel Injection 5
POW 156 Exhaust Gas Analysis 5
POW 161 Chassis Service 5
POW 162 Service Projects 15
  OR    
WBAS 101 Welding 8
  AND    
POW 162 Service Projects 7
  OR   15
POW 296 Work Based Learning 15
        
PROGRAM TOTALS 106

Engine and Electrical Certificate of Competency
Fall Start  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
90+ Level Human Relations 5
90+ Level Communications 5
90+ Level Mathematics 5
       
REQUIRED COURSEWORK                              
       
       
POW 101 Introduction to Power Sports 3
POW 102 Power Sports  Maintenance 5
POW      105 Brakes Service and Repair 5
POW 106 Tires Service and Repair 5
POW 120 Engine Failure Analysis 5
POW 121 Engine Repair Methods 5
POW 123 Carburetor Service and Repair 5
POW 140 Electrical Basics 5
POW 141 Electrical Starter and Charging Systems 5
POW 142 Ignition Systems 5
POW 154 Computerized System Basics 3
POW 155 Electronic Fuel Injection 5
POW 156 Exhaust Gas Analysis 5
PROGRAM TOTALS 76

Chassis and Electrical Certificate of Competency
Spring Start  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
90+ Level Human Relations 5
90+ Level Communications 5
90+ Level Mathematics 5
       
REQUIRED COURSEWORK                              
POW 101 Introduction to Power Sports 3
POW 102 Power Sports Maintenance 5
POW 105 Brakes Service and Maintenance 5
POW 106 Tires Service and Maintenance 5
POW 140 Fundamentals of Electricity 5
POW 141 Electrical Starter and Charging  Systems 5
POW 142 Ignition Systems 5
POW 151 Transmission Service and Repair 5
POW 152 Drive Train Service and Repair 5
POW 154 Computerized System Basics 3
POW 155 Electronic Fuel Injection 5
POW 156 Exhaust Gas Analysis 5
POW 161 Chassis Service 5
       
PROGRAM TOTALS 76

Electrical Certificate of Training
Winter Quarter Only

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
POW 140 Fundamentals of Electricity          5
POW 141 Electrical Starter and Charging Systems                     5
POW 142 Ignition Systems         5
       
PROGRAM TOTALS 15