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Construction Equipment Operation Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 63
Program Start: Spring, Summer

Before the start of classes you must have:

  • a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • a stable work history

During the first week of classes you must complete:

  • a DOT physical examination
  • a DOT drug test with negative results

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

 The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

 When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Note: Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
HEQ203 Jobsite Safety ** 2 $445.50
TDT115 Transportation Industry and Driver Regulations * 4 $979.00
TDT118 Driving Range I * 6 $1855.50
Total Credits 12

*Required summer course for summer start students. First 8-week course for spring start students.
**Required summer course for summer start students. Second 8-week course for spring start students.

Semester 2
CON131 Site Layout and Blueprint Reading ** 1 $177.75
HEQ116 Basic Construction Equipment Operation * 3 $793.25
HEQ201 Utility Equipment Operation * 3 $533.25
HEQ208 Equipment Operation I ** 5 $1388.75
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Elective
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
Total Credits 18

*First 8-week fall course for summer start students. Required summer course for spring start students.
**Required summer course for spring start students.

Semester 3
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $533.25
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25
HEQ118 Routine Service and Repair 3 $568.25
HEQ209 Equipment Operation II 3 $1108.25
HEQ210 Equipment Operation III 4 $961.00
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
TDT101 Interpersonal Relations 3 $533.25
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
HEQ109 All Terrain Lifts Operation * 2 $505.50
HEQ110 Support Equipment Operation * 2 $505.50
HEQ214 Equipment Maintenance * 5 $888.75
HEQ907 Workplace Experience ** 5 $888.75
Total Credits 14

*Required summer course for summer start students. First 8-week course for spring start students.
**Required summer course for summer start students. Second 8-week course for spring start students.

Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

Student Success Specialist

De'Carlos Anderson
Butler Hall 122
319-296-2329 ext.1228
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Program Advisor

Marty Kroenecke
Regional Transportation Training Center 129
319-296-2329 ext.1332
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Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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