Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Course Catalog

Diesel Technology - Heavy Equipment (DTHEO)


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Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Applied Technology Center

This degree (DTAAS, Heavy Equipment Option) prepares students for a career in the heavy equipment, construction, and utility industries. This degree serves students by providing a diverse education of coursework that is taught by faculty with direct experience in the industry. A major strength of this program is the strong hands-on approach to learning.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 22.5
Major Requirements: 39.5
Option Requirements: 39.0
Total credit hours required: 101.0

Note: Students must earn a C grade or better in all DESL classes to earn this 2 year A.A.S. degree.

The following General Education courses are recommended for Heavy Equipment (DTHEO): Communication: ENGL 1220 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240   or higher; and Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: PSYC 1000  

Note:


Students who currently hold a Class A or Class B CDL may ask for a waiver of DESL 2301  and DESL 2310 .

It is recommended that students either pass MATH 1240  with a C or better prior to taking DESL 2310  or take MATH 1240  concurrently with DESL 2310 .

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)


The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

Communication


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select English Level 1 course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.

Quantitative/Numeracy


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

 

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 

       OR

 

Scientific Inquiry


1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.

       OR

*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

 

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy


1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.

  • INFO 1001   - Information Systems and Literacy
  • HMRL 1010   - Human Relations Skills
  • RDLS 1200   - College and Career Strategies

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