Diesel Equipment Technology, A.A.S., Major #2391

Diesel Equipment Technology is a ThinkPad University curriculum in which the use of laptop computers is integrated into courses.

The A.A.S. curriculum was patterned after an industrial training curriculum. This curriculum offers courses in agricultural, industrial and vehicular mechanics. The program provides the courses necessary to move from the technician level to management within a business. It is designed for students who may be considering additional course work after completing their two-year degree. Career Opportunities include diesel technician - truck, construction, electric power generation, agricultural, service writer, vocational teacher (with additional education), parts technician and factory representative.

 Student Learning Outcomes

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the mechanical function of the compression-ignition engines

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of electrical systems and electronic controls used for diesel-powered equipment

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of hydraulic systems, components and control systems used for transmitting hydraulic power in diesel-powered equipment

  • Develop the ability to accurately and efficiently diagnose and repair failures in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems in diesel-powered equipment

Curriculum Requirements - 62 Credits          

Course

credits

AGEN 161 - Basic Hydraulics

3

DTEC 105 - Diesel Powertrains I

4

DTEC 110 - Diesel Powertrains II

4

DTEC 125 - Diesel Electrical Systems

4

DTEC 150 - Diesel Systems

3

DTEC 225 - Diesel Electronics

4

AGEN 131 - Fundamentals of Hydraulics

3

DTEC 350 - Advanced Diesel Fuel Systems

3

AUTO 102 - Metals

3

AGEN 261 - Advanced Hydraulics

4

AGEN 270 - Tractor Overhaul and Repair

5

OR

DTEC 300 - Diesel Equipment Technology

                   Internship II

4

AUTO 260 - Automotive Air Conditioning

1

OFFT 110 - Intro to Spreadsheet Software

1

AGEN 100 - Tractor Care and Maintenance

3

COMP 101 - Composition and Research

3

COMP 110 - Technical Communications

3

Natural Science as Advised

3-4

MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry

3

Additional SUNY General Education Credits

4

Suggested Course Sequence

Course

Credits

Year 1/Fall - 14 Credits

AGEN 100 - Tractor Care and Maintenance

3

AGEN 131 - Fundamentals of Hydraulics

3

DTEC 125 - Diesel Electrical Systems

4

MATH 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trig

3

OFFT 110 - Introduction to Spreadsheet Software

1

Year 1/Spring - 13 Credits

AGEN 161 - Basic Hydraulics

3

DTEC 105 - Diesel Powertrains I

4

DTEC 225 - Diesel Electronics

4

AUTO 102 - Metals

3

Social Science as Advised

2

AUTO 260 - Automotive Air Conditioning

1

Year 2/Fall - 14 Credits

AGEN 261 - Advanced Hydraulics

4

DTEC 150 - Diesel Systems

3

COMP 101 - Composition and Research

3

Natural Science as Advised

4

Year 2/Spring - 13-14 Credits

AGEN 270 - Tractor Overhaul and Repair

5

OR

 

 

DTEC 300 - Diesel Equipment Technology Internship II

4

COMP 110 - Technical Communications

3

 Social Science Elective as Advised

3

DTEC 350 - Advanced Diesel Fuel Systems

3