Oct 02, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog

Heavy Equipment Operator Technician AAS Degree

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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: 46

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 3 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 6 credit(s)
    (Recommend: BTEC 1200 )

Subtotal: 15

Total Credits for AAS Degree: 61

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