Diesel Technology (DSL)

Diesel Technology

Course Information Cr Hrs
DSL-105 Diesel Engine Repair

This course provides instruction in the operation and repair of diesel engines, including basic fuel systems, cooling systems, lubrication, air intake and controls related to the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) area of Diesel Engine Repair. This program is ASE accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF).

4-2-4
DSL-112 Diesel Brakes

This course develops occupational competencies needed for the operation, repair, troubleshooting and diagnostics of diesel brakes.

4-2-4
DSL-115 Diesel Preventive Maintenance

This course develops occupational skills needed to provide preventative maintenance on diesel engines, trucks, and trailers related to the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) requirements for diesel preventive maintenance. This program is ASE accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF). The instruction will include classroom demonstration and laboratory exercises.

4-2-4
DSL-171 Electrical IThis course develops each student's occupational competencies needed to perform preventive maintenance and repair methods required of an entry level technician in the automotive and diesel fields.  The instruction will include classroom demonstration and practical exercises related to the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) area of Electrical Systems.This program is ASE accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF). 4-2-4
DSL-175 Electrical II

This course develops each studentís competencies needed for the operation and repair of truck electrical systems. The instruction will include classroom demonstrations and practical exercises.

 Prerequisite: DSL 171.
4-2-4
DSL-185 Heating and Air Conditioning

This course develops each studentís occupational competencies needed to perform preventive maintenance and repair methods required of an entry level technician. The instruction will include classroom, demonstration and practical exercises related to the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) area of Heating and Air Conditioning.

4-2-4
DSL-205 Advanced Diesel Engines

This course develops each studentís occupational competencies needed to perform operation and diagnosis repair and fuel system repair. The instruction will include classroom demonstration and practical exercises related to the area of Advanced Diesel Engines.

4-2-4
DSL-215 Suspension and Steering

This course develops each studentís occupational competencies needed for the operation and repair of suspension and steering systems on medium-heavy diesel vehicles. The instruction will include classroom demonstration and practical exercises related to the area of Suspension and Steering.

4-2-4
DSL-232 Diesel Diagnostics & Repair

This course develops each studentís occupational competencies needed for the operation, repair, troubleshooting and diagnostics of diesel fuel and electronic systems, to include diesel electronic injection systems. The instruction will include classroom demonstration and practical exercises related to the area of Diesel Diagnostics and Repair.

 Prerequisites: DSL 105, DSL 171 and DSL 205.
4-2-4
DSL-235 Heavy Duty Drives

This course develops each studentís occupational competencies needed for operation and repair of heavy duty drive systems. The instruction will include classroom demonstration and practical exercises related to the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) area of Heavy Duty Drives.

4-2-4
DSL-290 Capstone/Co-op/Internship

This course provides students the opportunity for supervised work experience in their major fi eld with practical application of the knowledge and skills attained through coursework. Students will also apply critical thinking, analytical reading, decision making and valuing skills to issues across the diesel technology curriculum. An assessment will give students the opportunity to demonstrate their level of application and learning in the diesel technology program. An individualized instructional management plan will determine goals to be accomplished. Seminars may also be required. Please see the Chair of the specific program area for application.

 Prerequisites: Completion of at least 30 credit hours in Diesel Technology courses and a minimum GPA of 2.0, or advisorís approval.
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