Diesel Technology


Applied Science & Technology Division

A two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. The program is designed to prepare students for occupations involving the maintenance and repair of diesel engines. Upon completion of the curriculum, the student should have a thorough knowledge of servicing diesel systems and their accessories. Also upon completion, the student has the option to capstone into a participating four-year institution.

Total Hours: 66

First Semester
Credit Hours
AGRI 1208 Diesel Engines 6.00
DIEL 1208 Diesel Accessories 2.00
ENGL 1101 Rhetoric and Composition 3.00
HEA 1101 Health Education
or Basic First Aid
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychology
or Human Relations
Second Semester
AGRI 1204 Physics of Hydraulics 5.00
COMM 1101 Principles of Effective Speaking 3.00
DIEL 1202 Basic Diesel Fuel Systems 2.00
DIEL 1210 Supervised Occupational Experience 4.00
Elective - General Education 2 3.00
Third Semester
AGRI 1203 Ignition and Electrical Systems 5.00
AGRI 1222 Applied Mathematics
or Elective - Math1
AGRI 2201 Transmission and Power Trains 4.00
DIEL1204 Intermediate Diesels 4.00
Fourth Semester
AGRI 1206 Ag Air Conditioning Systems 4.00
AGRI 2204 Advanced Major Overhaul 5.00
DIEL 1206 Advanced Diesels 4.00
DIEL 2210 Supervised Occupational Experience 4.00
Recommended Course
WELD 1270 Introduction to Welding Process 4.00
1 Prerequisite course(s) may be required based on test scores.
2 See Division Dean for list of approved courses.
3 Highly recommended for students in the Diesel Technology program.
NOTE: Reading course(s) may be required based on results of COMPASS or ASSET scores.