NWCCD 2016-17 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
NWCCD 2016-17 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Diesel Technology AAS

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The Diesel Technology AAS Program uses a hands-on approach to prepare students for a career in the diesel industry.  Through courses in engines, electrical, hydraulics, drive trains, electronics, mobile air conditioning, and welding, students develop a safe work attitude and skills required to work on the most advanced diesel powered vehicles.

Diesel Technology Program Outcomes:

  1. Perform diagnostic procedures used in the construction, mining, agricultural, and trucking industry to effectively troubleshoot and repair diesel powered vehicles.
  2. Communicate effectively with customers and shop personnel.
  3. Apply appropriate Diesel workplace skills.
  4. Perform safe working practices in the work place.
  5. Apply critical thinking skills for the mechanical field.

Required Course of Study for AAS Degree


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Spring Semester - Total Credit Hours: 13

Total Degree Credit Hours: 60


Additional materials must be submitted before acceptance into the diesel program at Sheridan.  Please call the admissions office at 307-674-6446, ext. 2000, for details.

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