Heavy Construction Equipment Technology

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

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

Recommended Course Sequence

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.

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 1161 Specialized Lab 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
ENGL 1150 Composition I 3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication 3
General Education Elective(s)** 6
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 3 or Goal 4 )*** 3
Total General Education Credits: 15
Total Program Credits: 72
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.
*** Select General Education electives from MnTC goal area.