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Diesel Technology-TC

Students enrolled in the Diesel Technology Program will be trained in the repair and maintenance of heavy equipment, such as farm equipment, industrial equipment and heavy duty trucks. An increasing demand for mechanics in this field is due to the growth in diesel engines used in everyday vehicles, mobile equipment and farming equipment. Students completing this course should be qualified to find employment in the following areas: farm equipment dealerships, heavy truck dealerships, industrial equipment dealerships, independent truck shops, independent diesel mechanics shops, river boat mechanics, and in the natural gas and oil industry and in some auto mechanics shops. Technical certificates are available or those students who desire preparation for more immediate entry into the work force. 

Area of Study

Diesel Technology



Total Program

35 Credit Hours

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

Requirements - 35 hours

Requirements Department
DST 1103 Diesel Engine Technology Diesel Technology
DST 1213 Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Electronics Diesel Technology
DST 1403 Steering and Suspension Systems Diesel Technology
DST 2103 Climate Control
DST 2203 Medium/Heavy Duty Brake Systems Diesel Technology
DST 2303 Truck Preventative Maintenance Diesel Technology
DST 2213 Diesel Engine Technology II Diesel Technology
DST 2403 Medium/Heavy Duty Drivetrains Diesel Technology
CMT 2113 Industrial Environment Computerized Machining Technology
CMT 2022 Metrology I Computerized Machining Technology
MATH 1013 Technical Mathematics A, B, C, D, E, J, M and V Mathematics
 A student may take a MATH course higher than MATH 1013.


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ENG 1003 Freshman English I English
COM 1003 Career Communications Career Communications


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