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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diesel Technology (AAS)

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    Industrial and Engineering Systems  

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree will prepare graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the diesel technology field with the following capabilities:

  • Service, diagnose and repair diesel engines
  • Service and repair suspension and steering
  • Service and replace brakes
  • Diagnose and repair electrical/electronic systems
  • Safe shop practices
  • Written and oral communication skills in dealing with customer service and report writing
  • Ability to use math in problem solving
  • Ability to effectively use the computer to find information, create documents and send correspondence
  • Understand and service basic hydraulic systems
  • Ability to perform basic arc and oxy-acetylene welding

This program is designed to prepare graduates to meet job entry requirements for a variety of jobs in the field. The curriculum provides classroom work and practical experience in the lab. In addition to the heavy truck focus, this program offers training in agricultural and heavy equipment. Diesel and welding required courses must be completed with a C or better. Students must begin this program Fall term.

Program Curriculum

Total Credits: 93

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