Diesel Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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This program prepares students for entry level positions in the field of heavy duty diesel vehicle repair and parts supply. Areas of emphasis are engine repair, fuel supply and management, suspension and brakes, hydraulic systems operation, and lighting and instrumentation. The program provides students with a broad foundation in the diesel repair field employers are looking for.

Students entering this program should exhibit the following qualities: mechanical aptitude, ability to read and follow instructions as outlined in service repair manuals, and enjoy precision work and problem solving. Students must provide appropriate work clothing, safety glasses, and a basic set of hand tools. Please meet with your advisor to get the required hand tool list.

Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll.

General Education Courses

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

COM 225

Organizational Communication

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

General Education Electives from approved list

6

 

15

Additional Required Courses

DPM 100

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

2

DPM 101

Diesel Shop Orientation

2

DPM 103

Diesel Engines I

4

DPM 105

Heavy Duty Powertrains I

3

DPM 106

Diesel Fuel Systems

3

DPM 120

Basic Heavy Duty Electricity

2

DPM 121

Hydraulic Systems I

3

DPM 122

Hydraulic Systems II

3

DPM 126

Heavy Duty Starting & Charging

3

DPM 140

H/D Steering & Suspension I

3

DPM 203

Diesel Engines II

4

DPM 205

Heavy Duty Powertrains II

3

DPM 206

Heavy Duty Brakes I

3

DPM 207

Heavy Duty Brakes II

3

DPM 208

H/D Automatic Trans Diagnosis

1

DPM 210

Diesel Air Induction & Exhaust

2

DPM 222

H/D Lighting & Instrumentation

3

DPM 223

H/D Body Electrical Systems

3

DPM 240

H/D Steering & Suspension II

3

DPM 264

H/D Heating & Ventilation

2

DPM 265

Heavy Duty A/C Systems Service

3

 

 

58

Total Credit Hours

73

Certificates

Diesel Engine Performance

DPM 100

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

2

DPM 101

Diesel Shop Orientation

2

DPM 106

Diesel Fuel Systems

3

DPM 210

Diesel Air Induction & Exhaust

2

DPM 222

H/D Lighting & Instrumentation

3

Total Credit Hours

12

Diesel Engine Repair

ASE 160

Automotive Engine Repair

2

DPM 100

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

2

DPM 101

Diesel Shop Orientation

2

DPM 103

Diesel Engines I

4

DPM 203

Diesel Engines II

4

Total Credit Hours

14

Diesel Fuel Injection

ASE 120

Basic Automotive Electricity

2

DPM 100

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

2

DPM 101

Diesel Shop Orientation

2

DPM 106

Diesel Fuel Systems

3

Total Credit Hours

9

Preventative Maintenance

DPM 100

Introduction to Diesel Mechanics

2

DPM 101

Diesel Shop Orientation

2

DPM 111

Cab & Electrical PMI

1.5

DPM 112

Engine Systems PMI

1.5

DPM 211

Drivetrain, Steering & Suspension Preventive Maintenance

1.5

DPM 212

Brake System PMI

1.5

Total Credit Hours

10