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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diesel Technology AAS Degree

For more information please see the Diesel Technology Program Overview .


Graduates of the associate of applied science degree in diesel technology will have “hands-on” skills and knowledge in drive trains, engines, electrical systems, brake systems, and hydraulics. In addition, graduates apply professional behavior, research and technical information, and demonstrate basic shop skills. Graduates will be qualified to find entry-level employment with building blocks necessary for career advancement in diesel engine, on-highway truck, diesel power generation, agricultural, and construction equipment distributors and dealerships.

Note: This degree is available at Hastings

Subtotal: 38

Select from one of the following specializations:

Note: Only one Diesel AAS degree may be earned by any student

Subtotal: 16-17

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):

  • 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)
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 6 credit(s)

Subtotal: 15

Total Credits for AAS Degree: 69-70