Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Tech Become aTechnicianDemand for highly-skilled diesel technicians is high. Gain those skills from a respected school. Placement Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Tech WelcomeSCCs Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology program provides extensive up-to-date training in the farming industry and incorporates new technology in the instruction. Electronics have become the norm in all phases of the agricultural industry. Program students learn basic electronics and its application to farm machinery. In addition, students are instructed on the latest innovations in hydraulics, power trains, engines, and fuel injection systems. You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewThe Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology program is a seven-quarter (21-month) program. Students are on campus in lecture/lab courses during five of the seven quarters. The fourth and sixth quarters involve a unique opportunity for students to demonstrate the knowledge they have learned on campus at a cooperative education work station. During this experience, the student is paid, helping offset the costs of college. The program is fully accredited.MissionThe mission of the Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level agricultural equipment service technicians in agricultural equipment dealerships.Employment OutlookThe number of jobs for diesel service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow about as fast as average. Opportunities should be very good for people who complete formal training in diesel mechanics. SCC graduates report an average starting salary of $13.25 per hour, with a high of $18 per hour.Starting TermsSummer Quarter, Winter Quarter.Diesel Ag Equipment Service Tech-AASCurriculumProgram ClassesTake AGST-1120 AGST-1121 AGST-1122 AGST-1123 AGST-1124 AGST-1125 AGST-1226 AGST-1228 AGST-1230 AGST-1342 AGST-1344 AGST-1346 AGST-1901 AGST-2554 AGST-2556 AGST-2558 AGST-2901 AGST-2662 AGST-2663 AGST-2664 WELD-1187;AGST-1120 Basic Electrical/ElectronicsAGST-1121 Electrical/Electroni Circuit DiagnosticsAGST-1122 Electrical Charging SystemsAGST-1123 Shop Safety/Shop Tools & Precision MeasAGST-1124 Power Trains IAGST-1125 Theory of Agriculture Engine Fuel SystemAGST-1226 Theory of Engine OperationsAGST-1228 Valve TrainsAGST-1230 Diesel Engine Overhaul & InspectionAGST-1342 Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning IAGST-1344 Ag Equipment Fuel SystemsAGST-1346 Ag Equipment Hydraulics SystemsAGST-1901 Ag Equipment Cooperative ExperienceAGST-2554 Ag Equipment ElectricityAGST-2556 Ag Equipment Power TrainsAGST-2558 Heating Ventilation & Air Condition IIAGST-2901 Ag Equipment Cooperative ExperienceAGST-2662 Plant Seed Precision Guidance & ControlAGST-2663 Harvest Precision Guidance & Control SysAGST-2664 Spray Equip Precision Guid & Control SyWELD-1187 Welding for Ag EquipmentFocus OptionsTake TRUK-1101TRUK-1101 Class A CDL Driver TrainingGeneral Education ClassesTake 4.5 credits from subject SPCHSPCH-1090 Fund of Human CommunicationsSPCH-1110 Public SpeakingSPCH-2810 Business & Professional CommunTake ENGL-1010 OR ENGL-1015;ENGL-1010 Composition IENGL-1015 Composition & LiteratureTake PHYS-1150PHYS-1150 Descriptive Physics (with Lab)Take 2 courses from math, social science, humanities and or computer technolgy as listed on pg 16 of the college catalog No 2 classes from the same areaMATH-1040 Business MathMATH-1050 Thinking MathematicallyMATH-1080 Algebra & TrigonometryMATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-1300 PrecalculusMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsANTH-1020 Intro to Cultural AnthANTH-1120 General AnthropologyECON-1200 Personal FinanceECON-2110 MacroeconomicsECON-2120 MicroeconomicsGEOG-1420 World Regional GeographyHIST-1000 Western Tradition IHIST-1010 Western Tradition IIHIST-1820 Survey of Asian HistoryHIST-2010 Amer Hist I (Early America)HIST-2020 Amer Hist II (Late America)HIST-2100 Survey World Hist to 1500 CEHIST-2110 World History since 1500 CEHIST-2960 Survey of African American HisPOLS-1000 American GovernmentPOLS-1040 Comparative PoliticsPOLS-1080 Intro to Political SciencePOLS-1600 Introduction to International RelationsPSYC-1250 Interpersonal RelationsPSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologySOCI-1020 Diversity in SocietySOCI-2150 Issues of Unity and DiversityARTS-1010 Intro to Visual Arts (Art Appreciation)ARTS-1050 Intro to Art Hist & Crit IARTS-1060 Intro to Art Hist & Crit IIARTS-2650 Intro to Native America ArtARTS-2750 Women in ArtGERM-1010 Beginning German IHUMS-1100 Introduction to HumanitiesHUMS-1200 Contemporary Arts & IdeasMUSC-1010 Introduction to MusicMUSC-2870 History of Rock MusicMUSC-2800 World MusicMUSC-2750 Introduction to American MusicPHIL-1010 Introduction to PhilosophyPHIL-1060 Applied EthicsPHIL-1150 Intro Logic/Critical ThinkingPHIL-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsRELS-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsSIGN-1010 Beginning ASL ISPAN-1010 Beginning Spanish ITHEA-1010 Introduction to TheatreTHEA-1140 Basic ActingBSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications IINFO-1010 Computer LiteracyRequirementsComplete the Application for Admission and return it to SCC's Milford Campus. Students accepted for this class will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis.All applicants are responsible for scheduling an appointment to take the COMPASS test. Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology pre-tests will be in the areas of writing, reading and math. ACTscores may be accepted. Please call the SCC Milford Campus Assessment Office, 402-761-8202, or 800-933-7223, Ext. 8202 for an appointment.Applicants with satisfactory test scores will be contacted to proceed with the college admission process. Applicants who do not achieve satisfactory scores will be notified regarding their status.Applicants will be notified by mail whether they have been selected for the program. Those selected will receive additional information from SCC regarding registration and orientation. Attain a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in program courses to continue.Maintain attendance standards according to college policy.Wear safety glasses while on campus and during cooperative work experience at the dealership.Participate in all learning activities at the scheduled times.Provide sponsoring dealer during cooperative education with responsible and productive employment.Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees, books, and tools.CostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. You can download the PDF file here.