Diesel Technology Requirements

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Curriculum

At Southeast Technical Institute, you can begin the Diesel Technician program in either the fall or spring semester.

FIRST SEMESTER 
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 116 - Basic Electrical Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 117 - Basic Electrical Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 120 - Climate Control Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 121 - Climate Control Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 224 - Hydraulic Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 225 - Hydraulic Lab - 2 Credit Hours
SECOND SEMESTER
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours 
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 210 - Diesel Theory - 4 Credit Hours 
  • DM 211 - Diesel Lab - 4 Credit Hours 
  • DM 220 - Fuel Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 221 - Fuel Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
THIRD SEMESTER 
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace - 3 Credit Hours OR
    • ENGL 101T - Composition - 3 Credit Hours 
  • DM 114 - Preventive Maintenance Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 115 - Preventive Maintenance Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 118 - Truck Electrical System Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 119 - Truck Electrical System Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 230 - Power Train Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 231 - Power Train Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems - 3 Credit Hours 
FOURTH SEMESTER 
  • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work - 3 Credit Hours OR
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology - 3 Credit Hours 
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech - 3 Credit Hours 
  • DM 130 - Brakes Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 131 - Brakes Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 132 - Suspension Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 133 - Suspension Lab - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 214 - Electronic Fuel Theory - 2 Credit Hours 
  • DM 215 - Electronic Fuel Lab - 2 Credit Hours

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Admission Criteria  

2 of the following: 
  • ACT 15 
  • SAT 830–870 
  • HS GPA 2.0 GPA - HS English grade “C” average or better 
  • GED 500 
  • College GPA 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet two of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing 243 
  • Arithmetic 217 

Additional Program Requirements 

Uniforms
Uniforms are optional for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore.
Tools 

Tools are provided in the classroom, and the Southeast Tech Bookstore has additional tools for purchase to use in the workplace.  

Safety Test 

As an initial lab assignment, students are given two days to complete the SP/2 Safety Exam. Students must achieve a score of 100% and have three attempts to pass. The same test is given each time, and missed questions are reviewed and discussed. 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Diesel Technology program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

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