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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).

Total Units Required 63
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units

AGEGR 30C Industrial Equipment: Electrical

and Electronics Systems 5

DIESL 41 Heavy Duty Brakes 3

DIESL 44 Diesel Engine Principles 3

DIESL 45 Diesel Engine Repair 4.5

Second Semester

DIESL 42 Heavy Duty Power Trains 3.5

DIESL 43 Heavy Duty Truck Components 3

DIESL 46 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 48 Allison Transmission Service 2

INDUS 35 Mobile Hydraulics 4

MECH 10 Basic Welding for the Trades 4

GE CHOICE Social Science, Group B Course 3

GE CHOICE Learning Skills, Group A Course 3

Fourth Semester

DIESL 47 Diesel Air Conditioning 2

DIESL 49 Computer Diagnosis and Troubleshooting 2

ELECTIVE Humanities 3

ELECTIVE Contemporary Perspectives 3

GE CHOICE Natural Sciences Course 3

GE CHOICE Learning Skills, Group B Course 3

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