Plug-In Electric Vehicle Technology

Course Description

This course covers the functions of plug-in electric vehicles and hybrid extended-range electric vehicles; operating characteristics of high voltage onboard charging systems; charging stations, photovoltaic systems, and electrical grid charging. The course also covers the operation of onboard smart charging systems; economics of electric transportation, utility company systems, and existing options such as off-peak charging. Students will gain an understanding of the use of electric power as applicable to extended-range electric vehicle transportation; utilization of applicable diagnostic and service equipment; the electric vehicle theory of operation; advantages of an electric drive train; electric vehicle history and current status of plug-in electric vehicle technologies; career possibilities in the electric transportation industry; and safety procedures and maintenance of plug-in electric vehicles.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
38905 AUTO 367B 62 M·W···· 06:00 PM-10:15 PM Gerilowie Escalona E12D

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-02-19 to 2024-03-29.
AUTO-367B-62: 1. This class mirrors the for-credit class of the same number (367B mirrors 67B), so the course description is the same. 2. Non-credit courses are intended for students who want to gain general knowledge, learn a new skill, upgrade existing skills, or enrich their understanding of a wide range of topics. 3. Non-credit courses cannot be used to earn an associate degree nor any college transcriptable certificates. They can, however, be used to earn non-transcriptable vocational certificates. 4. This course meets on-campus six weeks beginning February 19th. Be sure to register for both first and second-six week courses at the same time.

Course Details

0 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4.5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Not Program Applicable
Non-credit Class
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
NONCREDIT: (This is a noncredit enhanced, CTE course.)

Requisite and Advisory

  • ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
  • Elementary algebra or equivalent (or higher), or appropriate placement beyond elementary algebra
  • AUTO D367A
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