Dec 11, 2023
The Diesel/Heavy Equipment program prepares students to enter the workforce as technicians to maintain, diagnose, and repair heavy equipment. The program focuses both on over the road trucks as well as diesel powered heavy equipment typically used in the construction industry. Students will learn diesel engine and propulsion systems, fuel management systems, related accessory components, hydraulics, and HVAC. All students will be prepared to take ASE certification exams at the completion of the appropriate course.
Academic Map: AAS - Diesel Heavy Equipment Technician 21-22
Student Learning Outcomes
- Prepare for employment in the Diesel Technology Industry as a Certified Technician.
- Prepare to take the following ASE/NATEF certification exams: ASE T2, ASE T3, ASE T4, ASE T5, ASE T6, and ASE T7.
- Prepare for the IMACA refrigerant handling certification.
- Pass the SP2 safety and pollution prevention certification.
General Education Requirements (22 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Recommended: MATH 104B
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Recommended: ENG 107
Communications (3 Credits)
Recommended: COM 115
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Recommended: ALS 101
Natural Science (3 Credits)
Recommended: ENV 101
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
Recommended: COM 101
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Recommended: HIST 100 or PSC 101
Special Program Requirements (40 Credits)