Diesel Equipment Technician, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Diesel Equipment Technician AS Degree, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level employment for the following positions: technician for truck dealerships/repair shops, technician for truck fleet shops, technician for agricultural dealerships/repair shops, technician for industrial engine dealers, and technician for marine engine repair facilities. The student demonstrates skills to receive state and national certification in two areas: Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Emissions Control by the state of California Air Resource Board (ARB); and Air Conditioning Certification by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Minimum Units Required: 63

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

AGEGR 030C/
SM ENG 030C

Industrial Equipment:
Electrical and Electronic Systems

5

DIESL 041

Heavy Duty Brakes

3

DIESL 044

Diesel Engine Principles

3

DIESL 045

Diesel Engine Repair

4.5

Second Semester

DIESL 042

Heavy Duty Power Trains

3.5

DIESL 043

Heavy Duty Truck Components

3

DIESL 046

Diesel Engine Fuel and Tune-Up

3

GE Choice

Social Science, Group A Course

3

GE Choice

Learning Skills, Group C Course

3

Third Semester

DIESL 048

Allison Transmission Service

2

INDUS 035

Mobile Hydraulics

4

MECH 010

Basic Welding for the Trades

4

GE Choice

Social Science, Group B Course

3

GE Choice

Learning Skills, Group A Course

3-6

Fourth Semester

DIESL 047

Diesel Air Conditioning

2

DIESL 049

Computer Diagnosis and Troubleshooting

2

Elective

Humanities

3-5

Elective

Contemporary Perspectives

3

GE Choice

Natural Sciences Course

3-5

GE Choice

Learning Skills, Group B Course

3-5

Minimum Units 63