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Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)

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The Associate of Applied Science in Agriculture Equipment Technology is designed to develop students as John Deere service technicians.  The curriculum is designed by John Deere and ASU-Beebe to focus on the entire line of John Deere products. The goal is to provide the students with experience in hydraulics, electrical systems, engines, power trains, air conditioning, machine adjustments, Service Advisors, and the entire service system.

Area of Study

Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)



Total Program

60 Credit Hours


University Requirement - 1 or 3 hours

University Requirement Department
UNIV 1001 Principles of Academic Success I University
UNIV 1003 Principles of Academic Success III University
  The 3-hour credit course is required for students who must take at least one remedial course.  Students who are not required to take a remedial course may take the 3-hour credit course.  In both situations, the courses (1-hour or 3-hour) count toward electives.

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

Agriculture Equipment Technology - 60 hours

*These courses have lab hours in addition to lecture hours.

First Year

First Semester - 13 hours

First Year, First Semester Department
CIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications I Computer Information Systems
JDAT 1113 John Deere Controls and Instrumentation Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 1004 John Deere Agricultural Electric Systems Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 1023 Agricultural Hydraulics Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
Certificate of Proficiency in Agricultural Mechatronics Awarded

Second Semester - 15 hours

First Year, Second Semester Department
ENG 1003 Freshman English I English
MATH 1013 Technical Mathematics A, B, C, D, E, J, M and V Mathematics
JDAT 1003 John Deere Air Quality Systems Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 1014 Tractor Power Trains Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 1033 John Deere Consumer Products and Systems Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
Certificate of Proficiency in Advanced Agricultural Mechatronics Awarded Technical Certificate in Agricultural Systems and Controls Awarded

Summer Session - 6 hours

Summer Session Department
 This course is 12 weeks.
JDAT 1046 Dealer Internship I Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)

Second Year

First Semester - 12 hours

Second Year, First Semester  Department
JDAT 1014 Tractor Power Trains Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 2003 Harvesting Equipment Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 2014 Advanced Tractor Diagnostics Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
Second Year, First Semester Department
Choose one course below. 
ENG 1013 Freshman English II English
ENG 2033 Technical Writing and Communication English

Second Semester - 13 hours

Second Year, Second Semester Department
JDAT 2023 Dealer Internship II Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 2033 John Deere Engine Systems Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
JDAT 2053 John Deere Technician Certifications Agriculture Equipment Technology (John Deere)
Second Year, Second Semester Department
Select one social science course below.
HIST 1013 World Civilization to 1660 History
HIST 1023 World Civilization since 1660 History
HIST 2083 History of Arkansas History
HIST 2093 Russian History History
HIST 2263 A Survey of Asian History History
HIST 2273 A Survey of African History History
HIST 2283 American Military History History
HIST 2763 The United States to 1876 History
HIST 2773 The United States Since 1876 History
HIST 2893 American Minorities History
SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology Sociology
SOC 2223 Social Problems Sociology
SOC 2233 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Sociology
SOC 2263 Comparative Religions Sociology
POSC 2103 Introduction to United States Government Political Science
POSC 2203 State and Local Government Political Science
POSC 2213 Legal Aspects of Environmental Management Political Science
POSC 2323 Principles of International Relations Political Science
ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics Economics
ECON 2323 Principles of Microeconomics Economics
PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology Psychology
PSY 2533 Life-span Development Psychology
PSY 2553 Sensation and Perception Psychology
GEOG 1233 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Geography
GEOG 2603 World Regional Geography Geography
GEOG 2613 Introduction to Geography Geography
Associate of Applied Science in Agricultural Equipment Technology Awarded

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