Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Diesel Technology-Truck You'll be sure to getDirty HandsService technicians gain skills to work at a truck dealership or independent shop. Placement Diesel Technology-Truck WelcomeSCC's Diesel Technology-Truck program is designed for today's student. Industry's highest standards and exact procedures are followed throughout the program. Students are trained in all phases of over-the-road truck repair, including electrical/electronic systems, engines, power trains, suspension and steering, brake systems, hydraulics, and preventative maintenance.You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewThe Diesel Technology-Truck program is a six-quarter (18-month) program. Students are on campus in lecture/lab courses during five of those six quarters. The sixth quarter involves 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. Students will spend one quarter working in an actual repair shop. Wages earned during this cooperative education training period can be used to help offset educational costs. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It also is ASE certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. MissionThe mission of the Diesel Technology-Truck program is to prepare individuals for employment as high-quality entry-level truck service technicians in truck dealerships, truck fleet service facilities, and independent truck service shops.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. Graduates report an average starting salary of $12.95 per hour, with a high of $18 per hour.Starting TermsSummer Quarter, Winter Quarter.Diesel Technology-Truck-AASCurriculumDIESEL TECHNOLOGY - TRUCKTake the following:DESL-1201 Electrical Systems IDESL-1211 Batteries & Cranking MotorsDESL-1221 Elect Ignition Sys & ChargingDESL-1231 Power Trains IDESL-1251 Theory of Engine OperationDESL-1261 Hand & Precision Measuring ToolDESL-1271 Theory of Fuel System OperationDESL-1281 Valve TrainsDESL-1301 Engine Overhaul & InspectionDESL-1321 Diesel & Gas Fuel InjectionDESL-1341 Air BrakesDESL-1352 Elect/Electronic System 1DESL-1355 Steering & SuspensionDESL-1361 Hydraulic BrakesDESL-1385 Basic HydraulicsDESL-1441 Heating & Air Conditioning IDESL-1451 Conven Transmission & ClutchesDESL-1471 Truck Final DrivesDESL-1481 Preventative Maintenance & InspectionDESL-2302 Heating & Air Conditioning IIDESL-2432 Automatic Truck TransmissionsDESL-2452 Electrical Systems IIIDESL-2482 Electronic Diesel Eng Diag & Tune UpDESL-2901 Cooperative Experience - TruckWELD-1185 Diesel Truck JDAT JDCE WeldinWELD-1189 Shielded Metal Arc Diesel WeldTake 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 EDUCATIONTake 2 courses from math, social science, humanities and or computer technolgy as listed IN 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-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 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 Technology-Truck pre-tests will be in the areas of writing, reading and math. ACT scores may be accepted. Please call the SCC 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 the college admission process. Applicants who did not achieve satisfactory scores will be notified as soon as possible regarding their status and recommendations for correcting deficiencies. 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 and use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment while on campus and during cooperative work experience at the employers work site. Participate in all learning activities at the scheduled times. Provide sponsoring employer 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.