Automotive Light Duty MGCCC

Jefferson Davis Campus

Specialize in the Service and Maintenance of Diesel Automotives

About the Program

The Light Duty Diesel diploma option offers students an opportunity to specialize after completing the first two semesters of the Automotive Technology program.

Degree Options and Requirements

The Light Duty Diesel program offers a diploma option (45 credit hours) and an A.A.S.O.E. degree program (60 credit hours). Students must complete 30 hours in Automotive Technology prior to specializing in Light Duty Diesel.

Graduates will earn a work-ready student certification through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

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Automotive Light Duty Diesel Technology Coursework

For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.

Automotive Light Duty Diesel Certificate

Course Credit(s)
ATT 1811 - Introduction, Safety, and Employability Skills 1
ATT 1214 - Brakes 4
ATT 1124 - Basic Electrical/Electronic 4
ATT 1424 - Engine Performance I 4
ATT 1715 - Engine Repair 5
ATT 1134 - Advanced Electrical/Electronic 4
ATT 2334 - Steering and Suspension 4
ATT 2614 - Heating and Air Conditioning 4

Total Credits: 30

Automotive Light Duty Diesel Diploma

Course Credit(s)
ATT 2112 - Introduction to Light Duty Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety 2
ATT 2125 - Light Duty Diesel Engine Repair 5
ATT 2214 - Light Duty Diesel Engine Performance 4
ATT 2224 - Light Duty Diesel Electrical 4

Total Credits: 15

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Course Credit(s)
ENG 1113 - English Composition I 3
SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I 3
Math/Natural Science Elective 3/4
Social/Behavioral Science 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3

Total Credits: 15/16

Contact Us

For information on how to become a student at MGCCC, orientation, registration, and our programs, please call (228) 896-2536 or email