A.S. in Medium and Heavy-Duty 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 Inspection6
MTRK 152AMedium and Heavy Truck Engines Service, Diagnosis, and Repair6
MTRK 156AMedium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems I5
MTRK 156BMedium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems II4
MTRK 159Diesel Engine Management Systems5
MTRK 163Medium and Heavy Truck Drivetrain Service, Diagnosis, and Repair7
MTRK 164Medium and Heavy Truck Chassis Service, Diagnosis and Repair6
Select one (1) of the following elective specialties:
Medium and Heavy Truck Hydraulics3.5
Medium and Heavy Truck HVAC Service, Diagnosis & Repair3
Total Units42-42.5

A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Medium and Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Technology A.S. Degree will:

1. Explain the theory of operation of medium and heavy trucks and their related systems.

2. Demonstrate safety procedures when working on medium and heavy truck engine, electrical, drivetrain and chassis systems.

3. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of workplace expectations.

4. Apply proper troubleshooting techniques to diagnose and repair truck systems.