A.A.S./Diesel Technology

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Program Note: Students must begin this program Fall term.

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree will prepare graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the diesel technology field with the following capabilities: 

  • Service, diagnose and repair diesel engines
  • Service and repair suspension and steering
  • Service and repair air conditioning systems
  • Service and replace brakes
  • Diagnose and repair electrical/electronic systems
  • Safe shop practices
  • Written and oral communication skills in dealing with customer service and report writing
  • Ability to use math in problem solving
  • Ability to effectively use the computer to find information, create documents and send correspondence
  • Understand and service basic hydraulic systems
  • Ability to perform basic arc and oxy-acetylene welding

This program is designed to prepare graduates to meet job entry requirements for a variety of jobs in the field. The curriculum provides classroom work and practical experience in the lab. In addition to the heavy truck focus, this program offers training in agricultural and heavy equipment. Diesel and welding required courses must be completed with a C or better.  Students must begin this program Fall term.

TERM 1  
BT120 Computer Keyboarding (or higher)
2
DSL141 Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension
4
DSL181 Shop Practices
3
DSL191 Electrical Systems I
4
WLD111 Basic Gas & Arc Welding
3
 
TERM 1 Total: 16
TERM 2  
DSL152 Manual Drive Trains I
3
DSL161 Diesel Engine Theory
4
DSL192 Electrical Systems II
4
MTH042 Technical Mathematics (or higher)
4
  TERM 2 Total: 15
TERM 3  
DSL151 Heavy Duty Brakes
3
DSL153 Manual Drive Trains II
3
DSL162 Diesel Engine Repair I
4
DSL193 Electrical Systems III
4
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing
(4)
  TERM 3 Total: 18
TERM 4  
DSL184 Applied Fluid Mechanics
4
DSL251 Heavy Duty Brakes II 3
DSL262 Diesel Engine Repair II
4
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing (or higher)
3


TERM 4 Total: 14
TERM 5  
COM100 Human Communications (or higher)
4
DSL175 Heavy Equipment
3
DSL196 Electronic Diagnostics & Emission Controls
3
DSL263 Advanced Engine Technology
4
DSL280 CWE Diesel
3
  TERM 5 Total: 17
TERM 6  
DSL176 Mobile Air-Conditioning & Heating
3
DSL200 Pre-Employment Seminar
1
DSL275 Heavy Duty Equipment II
3
DSL280 CWE Diesel
3
Human Relations Elective
3
  TERM 6 Total: 13

TOTAL CREDITS: 93

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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