Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.
COSM 93V Cooperative Education (1-4) Instructor approval required. Prerequisite: COSM 20, 21L, 30 and 31L; and, 1200 clock hours in Cosmetology Proof of medical insurance required. COSM majors only. This course will provide students with the opportunity to acquire on-the-job experience related to classroom and laboratory instruction in Cosmetology. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 4 credits. (5 hrs. work experience per week per credit)
DIESEL MECHANICS TECHNOLOGY (DISL) (Course hours are expressed as total hours for a term.) DISL 20 Technical Practices (2) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100; MATH 50 or Placement in MATH 150 or higher Co-requisite: DISL 22, DISL 24, DISL 27 DISL majors only. Classroom instruction and laboratory training in the identification, selection, safety procedures, use, and maintenance of protective hardware; lubricants and sealants; hand power tools; cleaning and lifting equipment; and precision measuring tools. The course also discusses hazardous waste. (60 hrs. lect./lab. per term) DISL 22 R & R Components (3) Prerequisite: DISL 20 Co-requisite: DISL 24, DISL 27 DISL majors only. Classroom instruction and hands-on training in the safe and proper techniques for the removal and replacement of S-Cam brakes, spring brake chamber, diaphragm, and wedge brakes; differentials, transmissions, and clutch assemblies; axle shafts, wheel bearings, and wheels (tire and rim assembly); front and rear spring assemblies, spring center bolts; walking beams; torque arms; drive shafts; and batteries, starters, fan belts, headlight and stop light bulbs. Adjustment of brakes, clutches, torque arms, wheel bearings, fan belts, and headlights follows manufacturerâ€™s specifications. (90 hrs. lect./lab. per term)
DISL 27 Preventative Maintenance (5) Co-requisite: DISL 20, DISL 22, DISL 24 Classroom instruction and laboratory training in correct procedures and practices of medium/heavy duty truck inspection. Students will learn to perform entry-level technician inspection tasks. (150 hrs. lect./lab. per term) DISL 31 Drive Train (4) Prerequisite: DISL 20 Co-requisite: DISL 41 Classroom instruction and laboratory training covering both standard (single and multiple countershaft) manual transmissions. Specifically, through the disassembly, inspection, assembly, and adjustment of transmissions, a foundation will be provided for an understanding of the operating principles, basic components, and proper rebuilding and trouble shooting methods for transmissions. Also included will be Classroom instruction and laboratory training covering the disassembly, inspection, identification, and adjustment of several different models of differentials. Specifically, work stations will include: single reduction, two speed planetary reduction, and double reduction and interaxle differentials. Course exit competencies will include the ability to: disassemble and assemble; inspect parts; set bearing preload, backlash, and endplay; identify tooth contact pattern; and check gear runout and torque fasteners. All of these tasks will be performed to the required manufacturer specifications as found in the component manuals. (120 hrs. lect./lab. per term) DISL 34 Brakes - Air and Hydraulic (5) Prerequisite: DISL 20 Co-requisite: DISL 36, DISL 56 DISL majors only. Classroom instruction and laboratory training covering air and hydraulic brake systems utilizing cutaways, training boards, components, and truck systems. Instruction in air brakes will include the assembly of a complete working system, followed by troubleshooting problems in the system. Also included will be proper brake adjustments and system testing, as well as repairs and safety when working with compressed air and spring brake chambers. Instruction in hydraulic brakes will include brake components, systems, troubleshooting and repairs, cutting drums and discs, and brake adjustments. Instruction will also include Air and Hydraulic Antilock Brake Systems (ABS) and Automatic Traction Control (ATC). (150 hrs. lect./lab. per term) DISL 36 Suspension and Steering (5) Prerequisite: DISL 20 Co-requisite: DISL 34, DISL 56 DISL majors only. Classroom instruction and laboratory training in suspension and steering component names and functions; frame inspection and repair; alignment of all axles; proper jacking and support of frame; overhaul of steering gear box and king pins; inspection
DISL 24 Operator Orientation (2) Co-requisite: DISL 20, DISL 22, DISL 27 DISL majors only. Classroom instruction and laboratory training in safely moving a diesel truck in and out of a work stall. Instruction includes pre-trip inspection procedures; use of mirrors, guide persons, monitor gauges; starting and stopping the engine; applying service and parking brakes; moving forward and backward in a straight line, stopping on command, and turning in a forward and backward direction. Training also includes hoisting, tilting, and stacking pallets with a forklift. This course develops some of the competencies required for a CDL license. (60 hrs. lect./lab. per term)
Course Descriptions - DISL
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