Medium/Heavy Truck Technician AAS (72 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, medium/heavy truck technicians may wish to specialize in one phase of the field, such as component rebuilding, transport refrigeration, or preventive maintenance. There are also opportunities for AAS Degree graduates as medium/heavy truck technicians, shop supervisors, dealer and factory representatives.

View Career Information

Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
MHTT1507 Mobile Hydraulics 3 Credits
MHTT1522 Truck Electrical Systems 2 Credits
MHTT1526 Truck and Trailer Preventative Maintenance 3 Credits
TRAN1503 General Service 3 Credits
TRAN1504 Electricity and Electronic Principles 3 Credits
TRAN1518 Transportation Hazardous Materials 1 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
MHTT1503 Diesel Engine Fundamentals 3 Credits
MHTT1508 Truck Computer Systems 2 Credits
MHTT1514 Truck Brake Systems 4 Credits
MHTT1518 Truck Steering/Suspension 3 Credits
TRAN1520 Workplace Perceptions and Expectations 2 Credits
MHTT1530 Welding or (MHTT2514 third semester) 0 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester III
MHTT1510 Truck Power Train 4 Credits
MHTT1530 Welding (offered Spring semester) 3 Credits
Choose the above course OR the below course
MHTT2514 Gas Engines and Alternative Fuel Systems 3 Credits
MHTT2502 Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Repair Procedures 4 Credits
MHTT2518 Automatic and Automated Manual Transmissions 3 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV
MHTT2506 Fuel System Management and Emission Controls 4 Credits
MHTT2522 Advanced Chassis Electrical Systems 3 Credits
MHTT2531 Truck Heating and AC Systems 3 Credits
MHTT2546 Truck Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting 4 Credits
General Education
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communications-Written 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communications-Oral 3 Credits
MNTC Goal 2 - Critical Thinking 3 Credits
MNTC Goals 3 through 10 6 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $6480

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.