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Diesel Service Technology, 2 year certificate

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Course listing for the 2020-2021 catalog year.

CG 209Job Finding Skills1
DS 100Heavy Duty Diesel Electrical/Cummins Electronic Controls 112
DS 101Diesel Engine Rebuild and Lab Procedures12
DS 102Truck Power Train6
DS 103Fuel Injection Systems6
DS 105Fundamentals of Mobile Air Conditioning Systems3
DS 106PMI/Detroit Diesel Electronic Control4
DS 202Heavy Duty Power Train6
DS 203Fuel Injection System Diagnostics & Cat Elect Eng Controls6
DS 205Mobile and Hydrostatic Hydraulics9
DS 206Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Brake, Suspension & Steering8
MTH 105Math in Society (or any course for which MTH 95 is a prerequisite) §4
WLD 217Diesel Welding3
WR 121College Composition §4
or WR 122 Intermediate College Composition
or WR 227 Technical and Professional Writing 1
Diesel Service Technology Human Relations Electives §8
Total Credits92

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