Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Technology Associate of Science Degree
The Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Technology degree prepares the students to seek employment in maintenance and repair of heavy/medium duty trucks at beginning level and can move to advanced level after some experience.
|CIT 101||Introduction to Computer Literacy||3|
|HMDT 021||Heavy-Duty Truck Engines||4|
|HMDT 022||Heavy-Duty Truck Brakes||4|
|HMDT 023||Heavy-Duty Truck Suspension and Steering||4|
|HMDT 024||Advanced Heavy-Duty Truck Engines||4|
|HMDT 026||Computer Controlled Truck Engines||4|
|HMDT 028||Heavy-Duty Truck Systems||4|
|HMDT 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems||4|
|or AUTO 064||Auto/Truck Electrical Systems|
|HMDT 098||Heavy/Medium Duty Truck Work Experience||1-4|
|WELD 010||Introduction to Welding||2|
To earn an SBVC Associate Degree students must complete one of the following general education patterns:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Diagnose and repair malfunctions in electrical systems and components.
- Disassemble, inspect and repair parts, which are reusable in a manner consistent with accepted trade practices and assemble a diesel engine in accordance with manufacturer instructions and specifications.
- Perform all necessary adjustments, demonstrate sequential steps taken in diagnosing heavy–duty truck brake systems and remove and replace components in a manner consistent with industry standards.
- Diagnose heavy–duty truck suspension and steering systems and remove and replace components in a manner consistent with industry standards.
- Diagnose the fuel system and tune-up problems using various electronic test equipment's and remove and replace components in a manner consistent with industry standards.
- Perform routine servicing of heavy-duty vehicles by evaluating tire and other equipment conditions and successfully and safely removing and replacing tires and other equipment in a manner consistent with industry practices and safety standards.
- Troubleshoot a truck electrical system failure, diagnose the cause and correctly repair that failure in accordance with accepted industry standards.
- Be prepared to transfer a core curriculum to an accredited, four-year college or university with junior class standing.