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

Heavy Equipment Operator Technician AAS Degree


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Purpose


In addition to the basic heavy equipment operator skills learned in the diploma, the AAS degree allows the student to advance their knowledge and skills in the areas of surveying, pipe laying, and project management.

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Required Courses


Complete the following diploma:

Additional Required Courses:

Subtotal: 55


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN 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 an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):
Note: Some of the following general education requirements may have been met with courses taken for the diploma.

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 3 credit(s)
    (Recommend: BTEC 1200 )

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 61


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