Diesel Technologies (AAS)

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General Education Requirements
Communication Skills 1
PTWR 135INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED TECHNICAL WRITING5
Course Options1
Health & Physical Education
Course Options3
Computational Skills
PTCS 110PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS5
Human Relations
CMST&230SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION5
or CMST&210 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
Humanities
Course Options3
Social Sciences
Course Options3
Natural Sciences
Course Options3
Major Area Requirements
DIES 111DIESEL FUNDAMENTALS5
DIES 112DIESEL PROCEDURES10
DIES 113DIESEL ENGINES/FUEL SYSTEMS5
DIES 114DIESEL PROCEDURES10
DIES 115DRIVE TRAINS5
DIES 116DIESEL PROCEDURES10
DIES 120BASIC ELECTRICAL3
DIES 121ELECTRONIC ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS3
DIES 122ELECTRONIC VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEMS3
DIES 221ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS5
DIES 222DIESEL PROCEDURES6
DIES 223HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS5
DIES 224DIESEL PROCEDURES10
DIES 225BRAKES, STEERING, AND SUSPENSION5
DIES 226DIESEL PROCEDURES10
Total Credits/Units123
Suggested Extra Courses (for preparation into trade)
BUS  110CUSTOMER SERVICE3
DIES 096CUMMINS ENGINES3
DIES 135INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS3

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Interpret the human experience, within appropriate global and historical contexts, through evaluation, analysis, creation, or performance. (GE)
  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Apply a method of scientific inquiry, valid to the natural sciences, to evaluate claims about the natural world. (GE)
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Evaluate and use technical information from a variety of resources.
  • Troubleshoot engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, power train systems, brakes, steering, and suspension systems.
  • Repair engines, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, power train systems, brakes, steering, and suspension systems.
  • Comply with personal and environmental safety practices that relate to the diesel powered Industry.