Alternative Transportation Technology* (D60420)

Diploma

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair Pathway Description: Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Alternative Transportation Technology program description: The Alternative Transportation Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the maintenance of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV), hybrid electric vehicles and the conversion of standard vehicles to AFV status. Topics includes instruction in electrical vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) vehicles, compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, hybrid fuel technology, electrical and electronic systems, engine performance, diagnosis and repair, and conversion/installation.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Students may be required to take developmental courses in Math and/or English as a result of high school GPA or pre-enrollment placement tests.  Therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Consult a program advisor for more information.

This program of study qualifies for a prorated amount of federal and/or state financial aid.

Fall Semester (15 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACA 115 Success and Study Skills
or
ACA 122 College Transfer Success

0

2

0

0

1

ATT 115 Green Trans. Safety & Serv.

1

2

0

0

2

TRN 111 Maint. & Light Repair

2

6

0

0

4

TRN 120 Basic Trans Electricity

4

3

0

0

5

TRN 130 Intro to Sustainable Trans

2

2

0

0

3

Spring Semester (15 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ATT 135 Gaseous Fuels for Trans.

2

3

0

0

3

ATT 140 Emerging Trans Tech

2

3

0

0

3

ENG 110 Freshman Composition
or
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry

3

0

0

0

3

MAT 110 Math Measurement & Lit

2

2

0

0

3

TRN 145 Adv. Trans. Electronics

2

3

0

0

3

  Summer Term (12 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ATT 125 Hybrid Elect. Drive

2

4

0

0

4

ATT 130 Biofuels for Trans.

2

3

0

0

3

TRN 140 Trans. Climate Control

1

2

0

0

2

TRN 140A Trans. Climate Control Lab* 

1

2

0

0

2

WBL 111 Work Based Learning 1

0

0

10

0

1

*Denotes a corequisite, course cannot be taken by itself.

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program    42