Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | John Deere Tech Placement/Transfer 94% That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement John Deere Tech WelcomeSince 1989, SCC has partnered with John Deere to train entry level technicians for the company's vast network of dealerships. The partnership has strengthened the agricultural machinery industry and has become a model for other John Deere Tech programs across the U.S. and Canada.You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewSCC's John Deere Tech program is a cooperative effort between John Deere Co., the John Deere Dealership Network and SCC. It is designed to be completed in seven quarters (21 months). Students are on campus participating in lecture/lab courses during five of the seven quarters. The other two quarters involve a unique opportunity for students to demonstrate the knowledge they have learned on campus at their sponsoring John Deere dealership. During these Cooperative Education Experiences, students are paid, helping offset the costs of college. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. www.johndeerepowerup.comMissionThe mission of the John Deere Tech program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality, entry-level technicians with John Deere Agricultural Equipment dealers.Employment OutlookEmployment for students who enter SCC's program is excellent. Graduates reported an average starting salary of $14.60 per hour, with a high of $19 per hour.Starting TermsSummer Quarter, Winter Quarter.John Deere Tech-AASCurriculumJOHN DEERE AG TECHTake the followingJDAT-1140 John Deere Fundamentals & SafetyJDAT-1142 John Deere OrientationJDAT-1146 John Deere Electrical/ElectronJDAT-1901 Dealer Cooperative ExperienceJDAT-1242 John Deere Engine RepairJDAT-1244 John Deere Fuel SystemsJDAT-1246 John Deere Tractor PerformanceJDAT-1440 John Deere Heating/Air ConditiJDAT-2901 Dealer Cooperative ExperienceJDAT-1442 John Deere Electrical/ElectronJDAT-1446 John Deere Hydraulics IJDAT-1448 John Deere Power Trains IJDAT-2540 John Deere Hydraulics IIJDAT-2542 John Deere Power Trains IIJDAT-2740 John Deere Hydraulics IIIJDAT-2742 John Deere Power Trains IIIJDAT-2744 John Deere Tillage & Seeding EJDAT-2746 John Deere Harvesting EquipmenWELD-1185 Diesel Truck JDAT JDCE WeldinJDAT-2748 John Deere Electrical/ElectronJDAT-2750 John Deere Advanced TechnologiTake TRUK-1101;TRUK-1101 Class A CDL Driver TrainingGENERAL ED REQUIREMENT CORETake SPCH-1090 or SPCH-1110 or SPCH-2810;SPCH-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-1150;PHYS-1150 Descriptive Physics (with Lab)GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSTake 2 courses from the following. No 2 classes from the same department.MATH-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 MathematicsBIOS-1010 General BiologyBIOS-1090 General BotanyBIOS-1110 Biology of MicroorganismsBIOS-1140 Human AnatomyBIOS-1210 Human Anatomy & Physiology IBIOS-1220 Human Anatomy & Physiology IIBIOS-2130 Human PhysiologyCHEM-1050 Chemistry and the CitizenCHEM-1090 General Chemistry IFSDT-1350 Basic NutritionGEOL-1010 Physical GeologyGEOL-1060 Environmental GeologyPHYS-1017 Technical PhysicsPHYS-1030 Astronomy (with Lab)PHYS-1100 Physical SciencePHYS-1150 Descriptive Physics (with Lab)PHYS-1410 General Physics I (with Lab)PHYS-2110 College Physics I (with Lab)ANTH-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-2750 Introduction to American MusicMUSC-2800 World MusicMUSC-2870 History of Rock 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 LiteracyRequirementsProgram Requirements & Student ResponsibilitiesIt is not necessary for students to have a potential dealer sponsor at this point. Please contact the College regarding sponsorship. If any dealers are interested in sponsoring you, please indicate so on your application.Complete and submit the Candidate Application and return it to SCC's Milford Campus. Students will be chosen for this program on a first-come, first-served basis.All applicants are responsible for scheduling an appointment to take the COMPASS test. John Deere pre-tests will be in the areas of writing, reading and math. ACT scores may be accepted. Please call SCC's Milford Campus Assessment Office, 402-761-8202 or 1-800-933-7223, Ext. 8202 for an appointment.Applicants with satisfactory test scores will be contacted to proceed with their interview with a John Deere dealership. Those applicants who did not achieve satisfactory scores will be notified as soon as possible regarding their status and recommendations for correcting deficiencies.Students 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.Obtain and maintain sponsorship with John Deere dealership.Attain a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in program courses to continue.Maintain attendance standards according to college policy.Wear uniforms and 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 with responsible and productive employment.Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees, books, and tools.Program GoalsProvide technical training in the area of John Deere Agricultural Equipment, specifically engines, tractor performance, power trains, hydraulic systems, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air-conditioning systems, fuel systems, tillage equipment, planting equipment, harvesting equipment, and agricultural management solutions.Provide an effective training program that meets the employment needs of the John Deere Agricultural Equipment Dealership.Provide students with safe working habits so as not to injure themselves, others, or personal property.Instill in the student a sense of punctuality and time management.CostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. 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