Anatomy of Automobiles
This course introduces students to the components of vintage automobiles. Students learn to identify common automotive components and how they work together as a system. This course satisfies a Quantitative Literacy requirement and includes the following topics: conversion of units (metric and imperial), conversion of temperature (Fahrenheit and Celsius), and calculation of volume.
History of Automotive Design
In this course, students learn about the evolution of automotive and coachwork design in a historical and cultural context. They study the connections between technological advancement and changes in safety requirements and how they have influenced automotive design. The program emphasizes the eras associated with the advancement of assembly line and the glory years of automotive design in the 1930s and '40s.
Vintage Vehicle Woodworking Restoration
This course covers concepts and safe practices of basic woodworking. Topics include planning, fabrication, laser cutting, and finishing. Assignments include making basic wooden frames with various joint types, and the replication of vintage vehicle interior wooden parts.