Sep 25, 2022  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Diesel Systems Technology AAS: Full-time

Plan of Study 2016-2017

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s Accuplacer/ACT/SAT scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester (16 credits)   Spring Semester (17-18 credits)
DST 1010 Safety and Basic Shop Skills      1 cr DST 1165 P M Chassis     4 cr
DST 1045 Basic Diesel   4 cr DST 1245 Drivetrains Fluid Drives   4 cr
DST 1065 Basic Engine Performance   4 cr DST 1265 Drivetrains Gear Drives   4 cr
DST 1145 P M Brakes   4 cr Communication (CM)   3 cr
IND 1120 Math for Industry (QS)   3 cr Human Relations (HR)   2-3 cr
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)   Spring Semester (18 credits)
DST 2245 H. D. Elec. Circuits    4 cr DST 2065 Advanced Engines & Electronics     4 cr
DST 2265 H.D. Electrical Lighting   4 cr DST 2145 H. D. Hydraulic Controls   4 cr
DST 2045 Advanced Engines & Electronics   4 cr DST 2165 H.D. Hydraulic Functions   4 cr
WLD 1005 Related Welding   3 cr Distribution Areas   3 cr
    ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN)   3 cr
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes

  • Program courses are on a 5 week block schedule on a fall/spring schedule.  
  • DST 1010  Safety and Basic Shop Skills is a 1 week only, all day course prior to 1st day of semester classes. 
  • Students will need basic reading and math skills. Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of the first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program.
  • It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the program advisor prior to starting this program. The program advisor may be reached at (801) 957-4550.