2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Heavy Equipment Technician, AS



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Upon successful completion of the Heavy Equipment Technician Associate in Science degree, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training or entry-level employment for the following positions: technician or heavy equipment dealerships, technician for heavy equipment repair facilities, technician for agricultural dealerships/repair shops, and technician for industrial engine dealers. The student demonstrates skills to receive state and national certification in two areas: Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Emissions Control by the State of California Air Resource Board (ARB); and Air Conditioning Certification by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the necessary skills to receive state and national certification in two areas: Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Emissions Control by the state of California Air Resource Board (ARB); and Air Conditioning Certification by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Minimum Major Units Required: 28.5


Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education


Complete the following general education pattern:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60


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