Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Motorcycle, ATV, and Personal Watercraft Technology Placement/Transfer 94% That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2012-2013 graduates found work or continued their education. Placement Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology WelcomeSCC's Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology program prepares technicians for work in independent repair shops, dealerships and specialty shops.You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewSCC's Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology program teaches students the basics of each of the motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and personal watercraft systems. Students also learn advanced diagnostics and troubleshooting procedures. This hands-on approach ensures that students understand the complex principles and theories incorporated into today's vehicles. Areas covered include engine, transmission, suspension and steering, brakes, fuel systems, electrical/electronics, and tune-up and drivability. This 12-month Diploma program offers classes beginning in January (Winter Quarter) and July (Summer Quarter). The program has received many donations from manufacturers, local service and repair shops as well as individuals. These donations include motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercrafts, complete engines, individual components, reference and service manuals, videos and training aides. The program also has received assistance from owners, service managers and technicians. These donations allow SCC to provide students with the experience of working on the latest technology, along with understanding the basics used on older vehicles. MissionThe mission of the Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality, entry-level technicians in the motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and personal watercraft repair field.Employment OutlookAverage employment growth is projected for small engine mechanics. Job prospects should be excellent for people who complete formal training programs such as the one at SCC. SCC graduates reported a high starting salary of $15 per hour.View Gainful Employment Information in this Program of Study.Starting TermsSummer Quarter, Winter Quarter.Motorcycle, ATV, Personal Watercraft Tech-DICurriculumPROGRAM CLASSESTake the following 3 groups;GROUP 1: TAKE THE FOLLOWING:MSTT-1000 Shop Procedures & Hand ToolsMSTT-1112 Basic Engine TheoryMSTT-1120 Wheels and TiresMSTT-1125 Electrical ConceptsMSTT-1126 Electrical CircuitsMSTT-1128 Frames Suspension & BrakesMSTT-1132 Fuel and Ignition SystemsMSTT-1133 Periodic Maint & Emission ContMSTT-1138 Personal WatercraftMSTT-1140 Transmissions & Final DrivesMSTT-1143 Mtrcycl Eng Machine & RebuildGROUP 2: TAKE MSTT-1146 OR MSTT-1901:MSTT-1146 Rideability & Electrical UpdatMSTT-1901 Rideability & Elec Update Co-OpGROUP 3: WELDING CREDITS:WELD-1176 Automotive & M/C WeldingGENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSTake SPCH-1090, 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 the followingPHYS-1150 Descriptive Physics (with Lab)Take 1 class from Math, Social Science, Humanities or Computer TechnologyGROUP 1: MATHEMATICSMATH-1040 Business MathMATH-1080 Algebra & TrigonometryMATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsMATH-1300 PrecalculusGROUP 2: SOCIAL SCIENCEANTH-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-2110 World History since 1500 CEHIST-2960 Survey of African American HisPOLS-1000 American GovernmentPOLS-1040 Comparative PoliticsPOLS-1600 Introduction to International RelationsPSYC-1250 Interpersonal RelationsPSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologyPOLS-1080 Intro to Political ScienceSOCI-1020 Diversity in SocietySOCI-2150 Issues of Unity and DiversityGROUP 3: HUMANITIESARTS-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 & IdeasPHIL-1060 Applied EthicsPHIL-1150 Intro Logic/Critical ThinkingPHIL-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsRELS-2610 Intro to Comparative ReligionsMUSC-1010 Introduction to MusicMUSC-2720 Music History & Literature IMUSC-2730 Music History & Literature IIMUSC-2750 Introduction to American MusicSIGN-1010 Beginning ASL ISPAN-1010 Beginning Spanish ITHEA-1010 Introduction to TheatreTHEA-1140 Basic ActingPHIL-1010 Introduction to PhilosophyGROUP 4: COMPUTER TECHNOLOGYBSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications IINFO-1010 Computer LiteracyRequirementsProgram Requirements & Student ResponsibilitiesEach student enrolling in a program at SCC is required to take a COMPASS, ACT or ASSET assessment test prior to acceptance into the program. This test is used to determine if the student's skill level in basic reading, written expressions and mathematics is consistent with the program requirements. Students may be required to complete preparatory coursework before advancing to certain program courses. Specific information about preparatory coursework is available through campus admissions and career advising staff.Students enrolling in the Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology are required to provide hand tools for use in the lab and for use after graduation. While this can appear to be expensive, it is an investment in your future since the tools will be used for many years. During the first week of each quarter, students will be offered opportunities to purchase tool sets from various manufacturers at a considerable discount. If you already have the tools, it is not necessary for you to make additional purchases. Contact the program for required tool list.Uniforms - Students enrolled in the program are required to wear uniform shirts while in the classroom or lab. These shirts can be purchased through the SCC Bookstore.Attend each class and lab session in a regular and punctual manner.Maintain academic standards and adhere to academic policies.Maintain a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in each program course, with a minimum GPA of 2.0.Maintain all school requirements to attain a diploma.Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees and books.Provide a basic tool set and lockable storage.Program GoalsProvide quality technical training in the areas of engines, transmissions, suspension, suspension and brakes, electrical/electronics, and engine performance as directed by the Motorcycle, ATV and Personal Watercraft Technology Advisory Committee.Provide students with training to enable them to service vehicles at a rate of speed comparable to established labor-time guides.Provide a safe working environment with current equipment which is conducive to an effective learning atmosphere.Conduct classes in a manner to help students develop a sense of punctuality and time management.CostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. 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