Diesel Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Suggested Plan of Study
Diesel Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree  

Required Courses Credits
CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers 3
COMX 106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace 3
DST 101 Powertrains 2
DST 117 Introduction to Diesel Fuel Systems 4
DST 132 Diesel Engine Overhaul 6
DST 140 Introduction to Hydraulics 2
DST 141 Introduction to Hydraulics Lab 2
DST 155 Advanced Hydraulics and Pneumatics 4
DST 202 Advanced Power Trains 2
DST 250 Heavy Duty Chassis 6
DST 256 Applied Diesel Service Operation I
   OR
DST 298 Cooperative Education/Internship
2
DST 257 Applied Diesel Service Operations II
   OR
DST 298 Cooperative Education/Internship
2
DST 260 Diesel Engine Diagnosis and Troubleshooting 5
DST 277 Advanced Fuel Systems and Diesel Engine Controls 6
M 114 Extended Technical Mathematics 3
TRID 150 Environmental and Shop Practices 2
TRID 151 Welding 2
TRID 152 Vehicle Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning 3
TRID 170 Engine Theory 4
TRID 180 Electrical Systems 4
WRIT 122 Introduction to Business Writing
   OR WRIT 121 Introduction to Technical Writing
3
Total minimum credits required for degree 70

Students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites. Math and English requirements are usually determined by performance on placement tests or transfer credits.

 

First Semester Credits
COMX 106 3
DST 140 2
DST 141 2
TRID 150 2
TRID 170 4
TRID 180 4
Total 17
Second Semester Credits
DST 117 4
DST 250 6
DST 101 2
WRIT 121 or 122 3
M 114 3
Total 18
Third Semester Credits
CAPP 120 3
DST 202 2
DST 132 6
DST 260 5
DST 256/298 2
Total 18
Fourth Semester Credits
DST 257/298 2
DST 277 6
DST 155 4
TRID 151 2
TRID 152 3
Total 17

 

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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.