Diesel Equipment Technology

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Diesel Equipment Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the diesel equipment service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of truck, heavy equipment, marine systems, or emergency power generator repair theory and practical application necessary for successful employment depending on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. Program graduates receive a Diesel Equipment Technology diploma that qualifies them as entry-level Diesel Equipment technicians.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
DIET 1000 Intro Diesel Tech Tools & Safety 3
DIET 1020 Preventive Maintenance 5
DIET 1040 Diesel Truck & Heavy Equip HVAC 3
Choose ONE of the following options:
DIET 1010 Diesel Electrical & Electronic Systems 7
OR
DIET 1011 Diesel Electrical & Electronic Systems 4
AND
DIET 1012 Diesel Electrical & Electronic Systems 3
Choose ONE of the following options:
DIET 1030 Diesel Engines 6
OR
DIET 1031 Diesel Engine Repair 3
AND
DIET 1032 Diesel Engine Support Systems 3
Choose one of the following specializations:
MEDIUM/HEAVY TRUCK
DIET 2000 Truck Steering & Suspension Syst 4
DIET 2010 Truck Brake Systems 4
DIET 2020 Truck Drivetrains 4
HEAVY EQUIPMENT SPECIALIZATION
DIET 2001 Heavy Equipment Hydraulics 6
DIET 2011 Off Road Drivelines 6
EMERGENCY POWER GENERATION SPECIALIZATION
DIET 2002 Diesel Power Generation 6
DIET 2012 Diesel Pwr Gen Cntr Swt Ax Sys 6
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