Diesel Technology, Certificate of Specialization
The Diesel Technology Certificate of Specialization program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as medium/heavy truck repair technicians. Graduates will be qualified for positions requiring diagnosis and repair of the following truck systems: suspension and steering, brakes, electrical and electronics, and preventive maintenance. Graduates will be competent for entry-level positions in new vehicle dealerships, truck and bus leasing companies, street and highway departments, transit maintenance facilities, fleet carriers, and miscellaneous other vehicle-based operations.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.
At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- diagnose, service, and repair truck steering and suspension systems.
- diagnose, service, and repair truck electrical and electronic systems.
- diagnose, service, and repair truck braking systems.
- perform truck preventive maintenance.
|DIE 100||Introduction to Diesel Technology||3|
|DIE 102||Medium/Heavy Truck Suspension and Steering||3|
|DIE 103||Medium/Heavy Truck Electricity||3|
|DIE 106||Medium/Heavy Truck Brakes||3|
|DIE 107||Medium/Heavy Truck Electronics||3|
|DIE 201||Preventive Maintenance Inspection||3|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
|DIE 100||Introduction to Diesel Technology||3||MTH 020 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test and Reading Proficiency.||First 8 weeks|
|DIE 103||Medium/Heavy Truck Electricity||3||Reading Proficiency.||First 4 weeks|
|DIE 107||Medium/Heavy Truck Electronics||3||DIE 103 and Reading Proficiency.||Second 4 weeks|
|DIE 201||Preventive Maintenance Inspection||3||DIE 100 and Reading Proficiency.||Third 4 weeks|
|DIE 102||Medium/Heavy Truck Suspension and Steering||3||DIE 100 and Reading Proficiency.||Fourth 4 weeks|
|DIE 106||Medium/Heavy Truck Brakes||3||DIE 100 and Reading Proficiency.||First 4 weeks; Apply for graduation|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.