Medium&Heavy Diesel Truck Tech (MTRK)

MTRK 148
Medium and Heavy Truck Maintenance and Inspection
6 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
90 lecture hours, 60 lab hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MATH 025 or MATH 029 (or higher) or by department consent.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

Intended for students seeking a career in the medium and heavy duty truck service and repair industry, this course covers essential maintenance theory, along with inspection procedures of the following systems: cooling systems, lubrication systems, power-train systems, brakes, steering and suspension systems. This course prepares students for the Preventative Maintenance Inspection (T8) ASE certification.

MTRK 152A
Medium and Heavy Truck Engines Service, Diagnosis, and Repair
6 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
81 lecture hours, 81 lab hours
Equivalent to: MTRK 151

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 148 or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for those students majoring in Medium and Heavy Duty Truck or those currently employed with a medium and heavy truck service/repair establishment seeking to improve their skills. This course covers essential engine theory, inspection, diagnosis, service and repair. Engine inspection and measurements are covered, with emphasis on in-vehicle repairs. This course prepares students for ASE Truck Gas and Diesel Engine Repair (T-1, T-2) certification exam.

MTRK 156A
Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems I
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
72 lecture hours, 60 lab hours
Equivalent to: MTRK 156

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 148 (or concurrent enrollment) or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for those seeking a career in the medium and heavy duty truck service and repair industry, this is the first of the electrical series in the MTRK program. This class covers essential electrical and electronic systems theory, along with inspection, diagnosis, service and repair of specific electrical systems including the battery, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, gauges, and instrument-panel warning lights. Prepares students for ASE Electrical & Electronic Systems (T6) certification.

MTRK 156B
Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems II
4 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours, 60 lab hours
Equivalent to: MTRK 166

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 156A or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for those seeking a career in the medium and heavy duty truck service and repair industry, course is one component of the MTRK program. This class covers advanced electrical and electronic systems theory, along with inspection, diagnosis, service & repair of specific accessory systems including supplemental restraint, navigation, entertainment, power windows/locks/seats, customizable body electronics, hybrid vehicle controls and multiplex systems. Prepares students for ASE Electrical & Electronic Systems (T6) certification.

MTRK 158
Medium and Heavy Truck Maintenance and Inspection
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours, 126 lab hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: MATH 030; ENGL 101.

Intended for students seeking a career in the medium and heavy duty truck service and repair industry, this course covers essential maintenance theory, along with inspection procedures of the following systems: cooling systems, lubrication systems, powertrain systems, brakes, steering and suspension systems. This course prepares students for the Preventative Maintenance Inspection (T8) ASE certification.

MTRK 159
Diesel Engine Management Systems
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
72 lecture hours, 54 lab hours
Equivalent to: AUTO 149, MTRK 179

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): AUTO 151 and AUTO 166 or MTRK 152A and MTRK 156B or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for Automotive and Medium/Heavy Truck students, this course covers the theory of operation of 4-stroke diesel engines along with the theory of operation, testing and inspection, and service repair of air-inlet systems (including forced induction), exhaust systems, fuel-delivery systems (including mechanical and electronic engine controls), and emission-control systems. Course prepares students for ASE A9 and/or T2 certification.

MTRK 160
Medium and Heavy Truck Hydraulics
3.5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours, 27 lab hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 156A or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Strongly recommended: MATH 144.

Intended for diesel technology majors, this course takes a practical approach to the understanding of fluid power and hydraulic systems. This course focuses on mobile vehicle hydraulic systems that require maintenance or troubleshooting. Coverage includes a study of terminology, industrial standards, symbols and basic circuitry design as related to hydraulic systems. Course will focus on heavy truck, earth-moving, and agricultural equipment.

MTRK 163
Medium and Heavy Truck Drivetrain Service, Diagnosis, and Repair
7 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
90 lecture hours, 108 lab hours
Equivalent to: MTRK 152, MTRK 172, MTRK 173

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 156B or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for those seeking a career in the medium and heavy truck service and repair industry. This course focuses on the service, diagnosis and repair of the manual and automatic automotive drivetrain systems. Appropriate lab activities in medium/heavy truck drivetrain inspection, service and repair are included. The course prepares students for the ASE Drivetrain(T3) certification exams.

MTRK 164
Medium and Heavy Truck Chassis Service, Diagnosis and Repair
6 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
72 lecture hours, 112 lab hours
Equivalent to: MTRK 154

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 148 or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for those seeking a career in the medium and heavy duty truck service and repair industry, this course covers essential chassis system theory, along with inspection, diagnosis, service & repair of the following systems: brake, steering, suspension, alignment, wheel/tire, and ABS. Course prepares students for ASE Suspension and Steering (T4) and ASE Brakes (T5) certification.

MTRK 167
Medium and Heavy Truck HVAC Service, Diagnosis & Repair
4 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours, 81 lab hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 156A or by department consent based upon individual's experience or ASE certifications or manufacturer certification.

Intended for those seeking a career in the medium and heavy duty truck service and repair industry, this course is one component of the MTRK program. This class covers essential heating, ventilation and air conditioning system theory, along with inspection, diagnosis, service and repair of specific HVAC subsystems including: refrigeration, air distribution and automatic temperature control. Course prepares students for ASE Heating and Air Conditioning (T7) certification.

MTRK 170A
Power Systems 1
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
72 lecture hours, 60 lab hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 159 or by department consent based off of experience and/or industry certification.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101 and MATH 144.

Intended for diesel technology students seeking a career in the power generation sector, this course is designed to introduce students to the field of electric power generation. Students will be provided with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the theory and principles of diesel power generation. Included will be theories on DC and AC voltage systems in both the low voltage and high voltage applications with an emphasis on generator construction and operation. This course is designed to prepare students for the EGSA or CEP certifications.

MTRK 170B
Power Systems 2
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
72 lecture hours, 60 lab hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 170A or by department consent based off of experience and/or industry certification.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101 and MATH 144.

Intended for diesel technology students seeking a career in the power generation sector, this course provides an in-depth study and hands-on activity in delivering, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing current and legacy production Caterpillar Generator Sets operating as single units. This course is a continuation of the Power Generation series of courses designed to prepare students for the EGSA or CEP certifications.

MTRK 171
Advanced Power Systems Controls
4 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours, 54 lab hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): MTRK 170B by department consent based off of experience and/or industry certification.

This course is intended for the diesel technology student intending to pursue a career in stationary power generation maintenance and repair. The last course in the series for Power Generation, this course will provide a basic overview of ATS components and operations. This course will provide a background in UPS battery systems as well as flywheel energy storage systems. This course will prepare students for the EGSA or CEP certifications.

MTRK 698A
Cooperative Education
1 Unit (AA/AS)
60 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

MTRK 698B
Cooperative Education
2 Units (AA/AS)
120 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

MTRK 698C
Cooperative Education
3 Units (AA/AS)
180 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

MTRK 698D
Cooperative Education
4 Units (AA/AS)
240 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

MTRK 699A
Cooperative Education
1 Unit (AA/AS)
75 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of paid employment or training sites.

MTRK 699B
Cooperative Education
2 Units (AA/AS)
150 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of paid employment or training sites.

MTRK 699C
Cooperative Education
3 Units (AA/AS)
225 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of paid employment or training sites.

MTRK 699D
Cooperative Education
4 Units (AA/AS)
300 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to diesel technology at their place of paid employment or training sites.