Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Diploma


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Purpose


 For more information please see the Heavy Equipment Operator Technician  Program Overview

The diploma in Heavy Equipment Operator Technician is designed to prepare students to enter the road and utility construction industries by acquiring the skills necessary to inspect, operate and maneuver several types of heavy equipment.

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 28


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:

  1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0930 Practical Math OR MATH 0940 Pre-Algebra with a C or above.
    AND
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.
  OR  
  3. Completing a 1000-level MATH or ENGL course with a D or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will complete a minimum of 9 credits of General Education from the following:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)

Subtotal: 9


Total Credits for Diploma: 37


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