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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 and a stable work history.

During the first week of classes you must complete a DOT physical examination and 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.

 Courses 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
HEQ-203 Jobsite Safety ** 2
TDT-115 Transportation Industry and Driver Regulations * 4
TDT-118 Driving Range I * 6
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
CON-131 Site Layout and Blueprint Reading ** 1
HEQ-116 Basic Construction Equipment Operation * 3
HEQ-201 Utility Equipment Operation * 3
HEQ-208 Equipment Operation I ** 5
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3
Math Elective
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3
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
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG-105 Composition I 3
HEQ-118 Routine Service and Repair 3
HEQ-209 Equipment Operation II 3
HEQ-210 Equipment Operation III 4
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
TDT-101 Interpersonal Relations 3
Total Credits 19

Semester 4
HEQ-109 All Terrain Lifts Operation * 2
HEQ-110 Support Equipment Operation * 2
HEQ-214 Equipment Maintenance * 5
HEQ-907 Workplace Experience ** 5
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
MAT-122 College Algebra 5
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT-210 Calculus I 4
MAT-216 Calculus II 4
MAT-219 Calculus III 4

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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