Diesel Powered Equipment Technology

ORNT 1000 Freshman Seminar
This course is designed to introduce newly enrolled students to college life and career development through a variety of activities. It is recommended that this course be scheduled during the first semester of enrollment. An overview of college policies, procedures, and resources as well as study skills and time management strategies will introduce the student to the college experience. Also included is an introduction to electronic learning and the use of online resources. 

Career development activities include career research, and beginning the planning and development of an individual student career portfolio to be completed in JOBS 2450 class.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

DPET 1120 Safety Skills and Introduction To Diesel
Basic safety information needed to prepare individuals entering the workforce with an introduction to the occupation of diesel powered equipment technology, safety, tools, test equipment, fasteners, bearings, and seals. Laboratory work requires using tools and fasteners.
PREREQUISITES: Acceptable ASSET or COMPASS test scores.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105
 

DPET 1130 Diesel Engine Parts Identification and Operating Principles
This course is an introduction to the design and construction of diesel engines and identification of diesel engine parts.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 1120

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 120

DPET 1140 Engines 1
The course will include disassembly, inspection and evaluation, repair and reassembly of engines.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 1130

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DPET 1141 Engines 2
The course will include disassembly, inspection and evaluation, repair and reassembly of engines.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 1140

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DPET 1240 Diesel Engine Fuel Systems
This course will include the identity of type and functions of fuel injectors, nozzles, and unit injectors; troubleshooting, replacing injectors and nozzles, the identity of types, parts, functions, operation, and uses of various fuel injection pumps, electronic metering systems and electronic unit injectors.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

CPTR 1000 Introduction to Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

DPET 1210 Basic Diesel Electrical Systems
This course will include electrical safety practices; tool use; connecting and disconnecting techniques; direct current symbols, components, and schematics; principles of DC voltage and current; Ohm’s Law; and troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate electrical/electronic systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 120

DPET 1220 Advanced Diesel Electrical Systems
This course will include the study of DC resistance and conductors, principles of DC circuits, fundamentals of alternating current and semiconductors, basic electronic circuits, and digital electronics.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 1210

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DPET 1231 Diesel Engine Control Systems
This course includes identification and functions of vehicle computer control systems.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DPET 1150 General Engine Diagnostics
The course will include performance of preventive maintenance on diesel engines, diagnosis of engine malfunctions, performance of tune-ups using related service manuals and test equipment.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

DPET 1310 Introduction To Power Trains
This course includes the theory of operation and application of various mechanical gearing components.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DPET 1320 Transmissions
The course includes a detailed study of the function, construction, operation and servicing of automatic and manual transmissions.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 1310

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DPET 1330 Differentials
This course includes identifying the parts of driver lines and differentials for medium/heavy duty trucks and heavy equipment. Live work will be a part of this course.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 1310 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

DPET 2110 Basic Hydraulics
This course includes the principles of basic hydraulic systems and general maintenance procedures of a hydraulic system. Also included are the disassembly and assembly of hydraulic components and the application of safety rules and regulations.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock hours 60

DPET 2130 Brakes
The course includes nomenclature, theory of operation, and service procedure for medium/heavy duty truck braking systems to include air and hydraulics.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 150

DPET 2140 Fundamentals of Steering
The course contains the theory of operation and service procedures for medium/heavy duty truck steering systems.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

DPET 2210 Fundamentals of Suspension
The course includes the theory of operation and service procedures for medium/heavy duty truck suspension systems.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

DPET 2220 Air Conditioning
This course covers the physical and chemical laws governing the principles of refrigeration. The basic cycle and components will be covered. Applications will include alternate refrigerants, transferring, evacuation and system reprocessing.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 120

DPET 2240 Diesel Preventive Maintenance
The course includes the importance of preventive maintenance, types of preventive maintenance, types of preventive maintenance inspection, vehicle overview, and the knowledge and use of specialty tools.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

JOBS 2450 Job Seeking Skills
This course is required of all Technical Diploma and Associate Degree students and should be taken during their last semester of enrollment prior to completion of diploma/degree requirements. 
This course assists students in making immediate and future decisions concerning job choices and educational growth by compiling résumés, evaluating job offers, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating a job. It also includes personal/career assessments including foundational Work Keys assessments, application for the Louisiana Work Ready! (National Career Ready) Certificate.
The completion of a student career presentation portfolio to minimum specifications will be a requirement for course completion.
PREREQUISITES: ORNT 1000

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: none

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

DPET 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

DPET 2993 Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DPET 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

DPET 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

DPET 2997 Practicum
A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

DPET 2999 Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives.  Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

DPET 1251 Alternative Fuel Systems
This course includes an introduction to various fuel systems, components, and their functions and the proper storage, identification and grading of fuels.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

DPET 2120 Advanced Hydraulics
The course includes principles of advanced hydraulic system, troubleshooting and application of open-centered and closed-centered systems, close-centered load sensing, variable displacement pump, positive displacement pump, hydrostatic systems, and electro-hydraulic systems.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 2110 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DPET 2231 Welding
The course includes practical experience in the use of oxyacetylene and shielded arc welding of steel plate in the flat position and an introduction of oxyacetylene/cutting procedures is also included.
PREREQUISITES: DPET 2110 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60