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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Diesel Technician - AAS


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This program offers two options for completion:

Option A: Diesel Technician - prepares the student to enter the diesel mechanics field as an entry-level apprentice diesel technician.

Option B: Mining Diesel Technician Track - Freeport McMoRan, Inc. sponsors a mining program which is designed to prepare students for direct employment in the mining industry.

Credit Hours Required: 61-70

Note: There are special admission requirements for the mining program track. Call 928.776.2002 for details.

General Education Requirements


  1. Foundation Studies (12 credits)
    1. College Composition or Applied Communication  Credits: 6
    2. Numeracy (Quantitative Literacy)  Credits: 3
    3. Critical Thinking  Credits: 3
  2. Area Studies (7 credits)
    1. BIO 105  OR ENV 105  (Physical & Biological Science) Credtis: 4
    2. Behavioral Science  or Social Science  Credits: 3

Select one Option below and complete the requirements


Option B: Mining Diesel Technician


Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Diesel Technician Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Troubleshoot, repair, and replace diesel engines. (AUT 108, AUT 208, AUT 295, MET 116, MET 150, MET 160)
  2. Troubleshoot, repair. and replace diesel fuel system components. (AUT 113)
  3. Troubleshoot, repair. and replace diesel electrical system components. (AUT 109, AUT 225, AUT 295)
  4. Perform basic service maintenance on diesel equipment. (AUT 102, AUT 108, AUT 125, AUT 208, AUT 209, AUT 225, AUT 295, WLD 113)
  5. Troubleshoot, repair, and replace drivetrains. (AUT 124, AUT 295)
  6. Analyze diesel computer controlled systems. (AGS 101, AUT 225)

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