Stephen Skroch

Full Time Faculty - Automotive Service

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: 229

480-461-7380

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM8:30 AM - 9:30 AM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM8:30 AM - 9:30 AM 
By appointment   By appointment

Office Hours can change without notice, based on students needs and professional demands. The times listed are when you are able to certainly find me in my office. Please Contact me at 480-461-7390

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

ASE113AU Engine Repair 4 Credits
Diagnosis, disassembly, repair and reassembly of automotive internal combustion engines. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37996
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lab
08/27/2021 - 12/17/2021
Fr
9:15 AM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 37996 must also register for .
ASE141AU Steering, Suspension and Pre-Alignment 2 Credits
Principles and operation of automotive suspension and steering systems. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24263
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 10/15/2021
TuTh
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Closed

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24263 must also register for one of .

24264
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/24/2021 - 10/12/2021
Tu
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24264 must also register for .
24265
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/25/2021 - 10/13/2021
We
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24265 must also register for .
24266
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/26/2021 - 10/13/2021
Th
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24266 must also register for .
ASE298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
An organized and tailored activity around the interests and needs of the individual student. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38296
Dobson Campus
TBA
Independent Study
Lab
08/21/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

37854
Dobson Campus
TBA
Independent Study
Lab
08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021

Class Started

CTT110 Introduction to Caterpillar Service Industry 3 Credits
Introduction to the Caterpillar organization and product line, basic shop safety, and shop operation. Includes computer operations and service information systems.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23315
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021
Mo
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed

CTT112 Hydraulic Fundamentals 3 Credits
Hydraulic fundamentals, including functions of valves used in Caterpillar hydraulic systems, functions of vane pumps, gear pumps, and piston pumps, and assembly and disassembly of hydraulic components. Includes ISO hydraulic symbols.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CTT110.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24602
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2021 - 10/15/2021
-
-

Closed

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
ESW E8/25/2021 10/13/2021 We 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ESW E8/27/2021 10/15/2021 Fr 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CTT114 Basic Electrical Fundamentals 3 Credits
Basic electrical and electronic principles used by the technician to diagnose and repair electrical systems in Caterpillar machines.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CTT110.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24881
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
Live Online
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2021 - 10/14/2021
TuTh
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Closed

CTT205 Caterpillar Dealer Internship III 3 Credits
Application of skills and knowledge gained in CTT coursework in an internship in a dealership environment. Develops professional skills required of Caterpillar service technician. Provides experience in air conditioning systems, power trains, couplings, transmissions, and hydraulic systems. Requires intern to complete a list of learning objectives, keep a logbook, and be evaluated by dealership supervisor and internship coordinator.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CTT110.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23322
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
Field Based
Lab
08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021

Class Started

Fall Flex Start 2021

ASE241AU Advanced Steering, Suspension and Alignment 2 Credits
Advanced automotive principles of suspension and steering systems. Diagnosis, service and repair procedures, with emphasis on four-wheel alignment.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ASE141, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24267
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
10/19/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Open

3 of 30
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24267 must also register for one of .

24268
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
10/19/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24268 must also register for .
24269
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
10/20/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Open

3 of 10
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24269 must also register for .
24270
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
10/21/2021 - 12/17/2021
Th
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24270 must also register for .
ASE298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
An organized and tailored activity around the interests and needs of the individual student. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23298
Dobson Campus
TBA
Independent Study
Lab
10/18/2021 - 12/17/2021

Open

9 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Class 23298 Completion of this course is by Instructor Consent and offered to automotive students completing their graduation requirements. Topic must be agreed upon with Instructor prior to enrollment. Students may contact instructor at: steve.skroch@mesacc.edu

CTT117 Machine Hydraulic Systems 3 Credits
Operation, testing, and adjustment procedures for pilot operated hydraulic systems, load sensing pressure compensated (LSPC) hydraulic systems, electro-hydraulic systems, and hydrostatic systems. Components of hydraulic systems and oil flow through the system.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CTT110.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
39346
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
In Person
Lecture/Lab
10/21/2021 - 12/17/2021
Th
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open

3 of 16
Seats Available

CTT118 Caterpillar Dealer Internship I 3 Credits
Application of skills and knowledge gained in CTT coursework in an internship in a dealership environment. Develops professional skills required of Caterpillar service technician. Provides experience in tool usage, shop safety, connective devices, computers and service information systems, air intake and exhaust systems, lubrication systems, cooling systems, fuel systems, engines, and electrical systems. Requires intern to complete a list of learning objectives, keep a logbook, and be evaluated by dealership supervisor and internship coordinator.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CTT110.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23316
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
Field Based
Lab
10/18/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoTuWeThFr

Closed

CTT200 Power Train II 3 Credits
Methods of transferring power. Hydraulic-driven machines and mechanical power train components, including differentials, brakes, final drives, and undercarriage.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CTT110.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23323
MC OFFSITE
ESW E
Live Online
In Person
Lecture/Lab
10/18/2021 - 12/17/2021
Mo
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open

2 of 15
Seats Available

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