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
38041 AUTO 367B 61 ·T·R··· 06:00 PM-10:15 PM ESCALONA, GERILOWIE E12D

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-02-20 to 2023-03-31.
General Course Statement(s): NONCREDIT: This is a noncredit, stand-alone CTE course.
AUTO-367B-61: 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 20th. 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


EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.
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