2019-2020 Catalog

Diesel Equipment Technology (DET4) Diploma

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Program Description:

The Diesel Equipment Technology diploma 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.

Basic Skills Courses (8 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Curriculum (39 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

DIET 1000Introduction to Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety

3

 

DIET 1010Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems

7

OR

DIET 1011Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems I

4

AND

DIET 1012Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems II

3

 

DIET 1030Diesel Engines

6

OR

DIET 1031Diesel Engine Repair

3

AND

DIET 1032Diesel Engine Support Systems

3

 

DIET 1020Preventive Maintenance

5

DIET 1040Diesel Truck and Heavy Equipment HVAC Systems

3

DIET 2000Truck Steering and Suspension Systems

4

DIET 2010Truck Brake Systems

4

DIET 2020Truck Drivetrains

4

Total Credit Hours: 47 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation