Diesel Mechanics Curriculum

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This curriculum is accurate for 2014-2015 fall starts. Go here for 2013-2014.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall DIES1630 Diesel Industry Fundamentals 2 3
1 Fall DIES1631 Hydraulic Fundamentals 3 4
1 Fall DIES1632 DC Electricity 3 4
1 Fall DIES1633 Diesel Electronic Systems 3 5
1 Fall DIES1634 Power Trains I 3 5
1 Fall BIOL1430 People and the Environment 3 3
      Semester Total 17 24
2 Spr DIES1640 Diesel Engines I 6 9
2 Spr DIES1641 Diesel Fuel Systems 3 4
2 Spr DIES1642 HVAC Systems 3 4
2 Spr MATH1455 Applied Technical Mathematics 2 2
2 Spr MNTC MN Transfer Curriculum Elective 3 3
      Semester Total 17 22
3 Smr DIES1650 Applied Failure Analysis 2 3
3 Smr DIES1651 Diesel Servicing/PM 2 3
3 Smr MNTC MN Transfer Curriculum Elective 3 3
      Semester Total 7 9
4 Fall DIES2630 Diesel Engines II 6 9
4 Fall DIES2631 Braking Systems 4 6
4 Fall DIES2632 Electronic Engines/Controls 3 4
4 Fall MNTC MN Transfer Curriculum Elective 3 3
4 Fall COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
      Semester Total 17 23
5 Spr DIES2640 Power Trains II 6 9
5 Spr DIES2641 Advanced Hydraulics 4 6
5 Spr DIES2704 Internship or DIES2642 4 12
5 Spr ENGL1460 Technical Writing 3 3
      Semester Total 17 30
      Program Total 75 108

Note: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Visit with advisor or refer to Degree Audit Report for elective options.

This course sequence is an example.