Heavy Equipment/Ag Technology, Associate of Applied Science

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: 1. properly diagnose and repair HVAC, engine & fuel, steering & suspension, electrical & electronic, hydraulic, and powertrain systems as well as preventative maintenance in Ag and construction equipment. 2. meet or exceed the overall average score in the NOCTI evaluation for HVAC, engine & fuel, steering & suspension, electrical & electronic, hydraulic, and powertrain systems as well as preventative maintenance 3. meet AED standards in HVAC, engine & fuel, steering & suspension, electrical & electronic, hydraulic, and powertrain systems 4. improve scores from pre-test (in semester one) to post-test (in semester 3) in all areas: HVAC, engine & fuel, steering & suspension, electrical & electronic, hydraulic, and powertrain systems as well as preventative maintenance 5. adequately prepare themselves for employment in the heavy equipment and ag industry

Major Code: 4564A

Fall Semester Freshman Year

HEAT 101Safety & Intro to Shop Practices and Ldrshp

3 credits

HEAT 103Intro to Heavy Equipment Basic Systems

3 credits

HEAT 105Fundamentals of Hydraulic Systems

4 credits

HEAT 110Basic Powertrain

4 credits

MATH GEAny Gen. Ed. Math Course

3 Credits

Spring Semester Freshman Year

ENGL 101Writing and Rhetoric I

3 Credits

HEAT 120Advanced Engines and Engine Systems

5 credits

HEAT 125Heavy Equipment Preventive Maintenance

3 credits

HEAT 130Advanced Powertrain

5 credits

*Prerequisite or Corequisite required

Summer Semester Freshman Year

HEAT 201Applied Heavy Equipment Technology

9 credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

HEAT 285Cooperative Education

8 credits

DIET 158Advanced Occupational Communication

1 Credit

ELEC GEAny additional Gen. Ed.

3 Credits

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

COMM GEAny Gen. Ed Oral Comm. Course

3 Credits

SOCS GEAny Gen. Ed. Social and Behavioral Way of Knowing Course

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 60