A.S. in Medium and Heavy Diesel Truck Technology

Prepares students for occupations in diesel engine technology, bus service and repair, medium and heavy truck service and repair, rail service occupations and/or provides an opportunity for advancement within these occupations. Employment is available in both the public and private sectors.

This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of “C” and above) of the following major requirements:

Required courses:
MTRK 148Medium and Heavy Truck Maintenance and Inspection5
MTRK 152AMedium and Heavy Truck Engines Service, Diagnosis, and Repair6
MTRK 154Medium and Heavy Truck Chassis Service, Diagnosis and Repair6
MTRK 156Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems I4
MTRK 166Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems II4
MTRK 179Diesel Engine Management Systems4
Select one (1) of the following elective specialties:
Medium and Heavy Truck Hydraulics3.5
Medium and Heavy Truck HVAC Service, Diagnosis & Repair3
Medium and Heavy Truck Drivetrain Service, Diagnosis, and Repair7
Total Units32-36

A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Medium and Heavy Diesel Truck Technology A.S. Degree will:
  1. Given a performance complaint by the operator: verify the operator's complaint, diagnose the failure or find the vehicle operating as designed, estimate the labor and parts cost, and make a clear needs/recommendations statement on the repair order citing both complaint and cause. In addition, once the student receives authorization, the student will service and/or repair the vehicle to industry standards, verify the repair has corrected the operator's complaint and document the remedy.