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 Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education 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).
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Automotive Light Duty Diesel Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Automotive Light Duty Diesel Certificate
|ATT 1123 - Basic Electrical/Electronic||3|
|ATT 1213 - Brakes||3|
|ATT 1424 - Engine Performance I||4|
|ATT 1714 - Engine Repair||4|
|ATT 1811 - Introduction, Safety, and Employability Skills||1|
|ATT 1134 - Advanced Electrical/Electronic||4|
|ATT 1313 - Manual Drive Trains/Transaxles||3|
|ATT 2334 - Steering and Suspension Systems||4|
|ATT 2434 - Engine Performance II||4|
Total Credits: 30
Automotive Light Duty Diesel Diploma
|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 of Occupational Education Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4*|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.