Heavy Construction Equipment Technology

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology - A.A.S. Degree

Heavy Construction Equipment Technology - A.A.S. Degree

Completion of this degree will also satisfy the requirements for the Advanced Caterpillar Technology A.A.S. degree, which prepares students for a challenging career with a focus on the Caterpillar product line.

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
HCEM 1101 General Shop Mechanics - Introduction 2
HCEM 1110 Welding and Flame Cutting 2
HCEM 1132 Heavy Duty Electrical 3
HCEM 1140 Diesel Engine Overhaul I 4
HCEM 1150 Applied Failure Analysis 2
HCEM 1170 CAT Basic Training I 1
HCEM 1234 Heavy Duty Electronics 3
HCEM 1246 Diesel Engine Overhaul II 3
HCEM 1250 Brakes 2
HCEM 1256 Diesel Engine Tune-up 3
HCEM 1262 Preventative Maintenance 2
HCEM 1270 CAT Basic Training II 2
HCEM 2115 Transmissions 4
HCEM 2135 Hydraulics I 3
HCEM 2145 Hydrostatic Systems 3
HCEM 2177 Machine Electronics I 2
HCEM 2225 Track Drive Systems 3
HCEM 2238 Hydraulics II 3
HCEM 2256 Steering Systems 2
HCEM 2260 Machine Electronics II 2
HCEM 2265 Differentials 2
HCEM 2270 CAT Advanced Training III 2
HCEM 2280 Climate Control 2
Total Core Credits: 57

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
BIOL 1110 Environmental Science 3
ENGL 1150 Composition I OR

ENGL 1200 Technical Writing
3
HIST 1200 History of the U.S. from 1877 to the Present 4
PHIL 1200 Critical Thinking 3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication 3
Total General Education Credits: 16
Total Program Credits: 73