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2014 - 2015 CNM Catalog April 2014, Volume 47 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Transportation Technology (AAS), Diesel Equipment Technology Concentration


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School of Applied Technologies (AT)

Description

Students who earn certificates in their chosen concentration are encouraged to earn an Associate’s Degree in Transportation Technology by taking academic and related trades classes, including welding, OSHA compliance, environmental protection, communication, English and physical science. Upon completion of the associate’s degree program, graduates will be eligible for entry level employment at automotive or medium/heavy duty equipment dealerships and independent repair facilities. Graduates have the potential to work in management and other related areas of service operations.

Career and Educational Opportunities

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services. Career opportunities exist in government, independent repair facilities and dealerships for all aspects of the industry including line technician, field service technician, service writer, service manager, warranty and parts specialist and overhaul specialist. The national shortage of technicians in the both the automotive and the diesel truck and heavy equipment fields ensures plentiful employment opportunities with excellent pay and benefits. Program Exit Competencies For the graduation policy refer to the Graduating From CNM section.

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites


Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam, scores  or specific course work.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Transportation Technology, Concentration in Diesel Equipment Technology 65-69 credit hour(s)


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