Equipment Technology, AS
Natural Sciences Division
The courses in equipment technology are designed to enable students to prepare for a career in this essential and diverse profession. This degree is part of our comprehensive Agricultural Sciences program. Our program is unique in that most courses provide hands-on experience and are designed to give the student a combination of practical skills and technical knowledge. Students who intend to transfer should meet with a counselor or advisor to check the lower division requirements in the catalog of the college or university which they will attend and also the semester and year in which courses are offered.
This program is intended to prepare students to become technicians for entry level positions or skills enhancement in the operation, service, maintenance and repair of industrial and agricultural power equipment.
Listed below are the courses needed to satisfy major requirements. It is recommended that students consult with the department chairperson, counselor or advisor to file an educational plan. For additional information, call the Agricultural Sciences Department, ext. 4540 or visit the Mt. SAC Web site at Agricultural Sciences.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|AGAG 1||Food Production, Land Use, and Politics - A Global Perspective||3|
|AGAG 59||Work Experience in Agriculture||1-4|
|AGOR 51||Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations||3|
|AGOR 53||Small Engine Repair I||3|
|AGOR 54||Small Engine Repair II||3|
|AGOR 55||Diesel Engine Repair||3|
|AGOR 56||Engine Diagnostics||3|
|AGOR 57||Power Train Repair||3|
|AGOR 71||Construction Fundamentals||3|
|AGOR 72||Landscape Hardscape Applications||3|
|CISB 15||Microcomputer Applications||3.5|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Be able to demonstrate fundamentals of operating tractors and equipment covered in class.
- Demonstrate professional conduct in the industry.
- Be able to give a professional quality oral presentation.
- Be proficient in engine disassembly, evaluation of components, and reassembly of small air-cooled gasoline engine.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.