Introduction to Automotive Principles - Chassis Systems

Course Description

A selective study of the automobile's chassis and drive line systems. Knowledge and skills necessary for basic repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting of today's chassis and drive line systems. Can be used to fulfill the prerequisite to the Automotive Technology Program.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00201 AUTO 51A 1Z ··W···· 10:30 AM-11:45 AM Bill Wishart ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-04-05 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

AUTO-51A-01Z :Recommended: Take both 51A and 51B in the same term. Office hours can be scheduled with instructor via email. This is an online class that meets SOME scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273; MATH 212 or equivalent.
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