Diesel Technology

Advisory Committee Members

Richard Estevanes, Owner PR/GM, Mid Valley Truck & Trailer, Chair of Advisory Committee
Sigifredo Gandaria, Service Manager, Rush Truck Center
Ted Ackerman, Service Manager, Thermo King
Guadalupe Pena, Service Manager, Holt (Trucks)
Guadalupe Guajardo Jr., Service Manager, Holt Cat
Scott Freeman, Shop Foreman, HEB
Robert Canales, District Manager, Waste Connections
Kathy Stanfill, Service Manager, Shop Advisor, Doggett Freightliner
Omar Rios, Shop Foreman, Briggs Equipment
Rigoberto Martinez, Shop Foreman, Mobile Service
Miguel Arellano, Shop Foreman, Waste Connections
Juan Pena, Service Manager, Doggett Freightliner

Certificate

Associate Degree

Diesel Technology Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
DEMR 1401 Diesel Shop Safety and Procedures 4
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems 4
DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I 4
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance 2
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
DEMR 1442 Power Train Applications I 4
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls 4
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics 4
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Troubleshooting and Repair 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
DEMR 1417 Basic Brake Systems 4
DEMR 1230 Steering and Suspension I 2
DEMR 1303 Basic Driving Skills 3
Capstone: Successful completion of a departmental exit exam  
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours42

Diesel Technology Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
DEMR 1401 Diesel Shop Safety and Procedures 4
DEMR 1405 Basic Electrical Systems 4
DEMR 1410 Diesel Engine Testing and Repair I 4
DEMR 1229 Preventative Maintenance 2
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
DEMR 1442 Power Train Applications I 4
DEMR 2432 Electronic Controls 4
DEMR 1416 Basic Hydraulics 4
DEMR 1323 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Troubleshooting and Repair 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
DEMR 1417 Basic Brake Systems 4
DEMR 1230 Steering and Suspension I 2
DEMR 1303 Basic Driving Skills 3
DEMR 1266 CAPSTONE: Practicum 2
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Semester
Math and Natural Sciences Elective 1 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
Humanities Elective 1 3
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communications 1 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours60