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Diesel Technology - AAS

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Gateway Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 4706057039

Course Title Credits
General Education
Written Communication3
Quantitative Reasoning3
Natural Sciences3
Social/Behavioral Sciences3
Heritage/Humanities3
Subtotal15
Technical Core
Computer/Digital Literacy 13
Select one of the following three options:5
Basic Electricity for Non-Majors
and Basic Electricity Lab for Non-Majors
Basic Automotive Electricity
and Basic Automotive Electricity Lab
Circuits I
ADX 170Climate Control3
ADX 171Climate Control Lab1
DIT 103Preventive Maintenance Lab2
Select one of the following two options:5
Introduction To Diesel Engines
and Introduction To Diesel Engines Lab
Engine Repair
and Engine Repair Lab
DIT 112Diesel Engine Repair3
DIT 113Diesel Engine Repair Lab2
Select one of the following two options:5
Hydraulics
and Hydraulics Lab
Fluid Power
and Fluid Power Lab
DIT 150Power Trains3
DIT 151Power Trains Lab2
Select one of the following two options':5
Electrical Systems for Diesel Equipment
and Electrical Systems for Diesel Equipment Lab
Electrical Systems
and Electrical Systems Lab
Subtotal
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal54
Students must complete one of the tracks listed below to complete the AAS requirements.

Agriculture Diesel Technician Track

Offered at: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 470605701

Course Title Credits
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal54
DIT 152Powertrain for Construction Equipment3
DIT 153Powertrain for Construction Equipment Lab2
Select one of the following three options:3-5
Introduction to Maintenance Welding Lab
Welding for Maintenance
and Welding for Maintenance Lab
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
and Shielded Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab
Total Credits62-64

Construction Equipment Technician Track

Offered at: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 470605702

Course Title Credits
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal54
Select one of the following three options:3-5
Introduction to Maintenance Welding Lab
Welding for Maintenance
and Welding for Maintenance Lab
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
and Shielded Metal Arc Welding Fillet Lab
DIT 123Undercarriage Lab3
DIT 152Powertrain for Construction Equipment3
DIT 153Powertrain for Construction Equipment Lab2
Total Credits65-67

Medium and Heavy Truck Technician Track

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Gateway Community and Technical College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 470605703

Course Title Credits
General Education and Technical Core Subtotal54
DIT 180Brakes3
DIT 181Brakes Lab2
DIT 160Steering and Suspension3
DIT 161Steering and Suspension Lab2
Total Credits64