Power Technology, A.A.S.

Diesel Emphasis

This degree is a vocational training program for men and women interested in securing employment working with various diesel engine applications such as (but not limited to):

  • Charter boats
  • Fishing vessels
  • Tour buses
  • Marine auxiliary systems
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Transportation vehicles
  • Cold storage systems

Fixed Plant Mechanic Emphasis

This degree is a vocational training program for men and women interested in securing employment working with various stationary machine applications such as (but not limited to):

  •     Above ground mines
  •     Underground mines
  •     Gravel pits and quarries
  •     Fish plants (flash freezing)
  •     Fish plants (canneries)
  •     Sawmills

Juneau

Diesel Emphasis

This degree is a vocational training program for men and women interested in securing employment working with various diesel engine applications such as (but not limited to):

  • Charter boats
  • Fishing vessels
  • Tour buses
  • Marine auxiliary systems
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Transportation vehicles
  • Cold storage systems

Program assessment plans and student learning outcomes are posted at the Program Assessment website.

Minimum Credit Hours 63
Major Requirements 47
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
WRTG S111*Writing Across Contexts3
Select one of the following:3
*Writing and the Humanities
*Writing and the Professions
Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following:3
*Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
*Small Group Communication and Team Building 1
*Interpersonal Communication 1
*Public Speaking 1
Computational Skills
MATH S105Intermediate Algebra4
Other Skills
Advisor approved GER 23-4
Major Requirements
DESL S102Lubrication, Preventative Maintenance, and Inspections2
DESL S107Diesel Fuel Systems4
DESL S110Diesel Engines6
DESL S121Basic Electrical Systems3
DESL S125Basic Hydraulics3
DESL S130Refrigeration and Air Conditioning2
DESL S131Electrical II3
DESL S180AC Power Generation3
DESL S250Heavy Duty Brakes and CDL Preparation2
DESL S255Heavy Duty Suspension and Alignment2
DESL S260Heavy Duty Power Trains3
DESL S261Marine Auxiliary Systems3
DESL S262Marine Auxiliary Systems Lab2
DESL S263Marine Transmissions3
DESL S291Internship: (Internship)3
WELD S120Basic Welding3
Total Credits63
1

Grade C 2.00 or better

2

Humanities, mathematics, natural sciences or social sciences course.  Course must be at the 100-level or above.

Fixed Plant Mechanic

Mimimum Credit Hours 60
General Education Requirements 16-17
Major Requirements 44
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
WRTG S111Writing Across Contexts3
Select one of the following:3
*Writing and the Humanities
*Writing and the Professions
Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
Small Group Communication and Team Building 1
Interpersonal Communication 1
Public Speaking 1
Computational Skills
MATH S105Intermediate Algebra4
Other Skills
Advisor approved GER 23-4
Major Requirements
DESL S102Lubrication, Preventative Maintenance, and Inspections2
DESL S110Diesel Engines6
DESL S125Basic Hydraulics3
DESL S140Construction Drawing Interpretation3
DESL S141Precision Measuring Tools2
DESL S142Piping Systems3
DESL S143Industrial Rigging Principles2
DESL S144Conveyor and Drive Systems3
DESL S225Advanced Hydraulics3
DESL S260Heavy Duty Power Trains3
DESL S261Marine Auxiliary Systems3
DESL S262Marine Auxiliary Systems Lab2
DESL S263Marine Transmissions3
WELD S120Basic Welding3
WELD S152Intermediate Welding3
Total Credits60

Mine Mechanic

Minimum Credit Hours 61
General Education Requirements 16-17
Major Requirements 45
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
WRTG S111Writing Across Contexts3
Select one of the following:3
*Writing and the Humanities
*Writing and the Professions
Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
Small Group Communication and Team Building 1
Interpersonal Communication 1
Public Speaking 1
Computational Skills
MATH S105Intermediate Algebra4
Other Skills
Advisor approved GER 23-4
Major Requirements
DESL S102Lubrication, Preventative Maintenance, and Inspections2
DESL S107Diesel Fuel Systems4
DESL S110Diesel Engines6
DESL S121Basic Electrical Systems3
DESL S125Basic Hydraulics3
DESL S130Refrigeration and Air Conditioning2
DESL S131Electrical II3
DESL S180AC Power Generation3
DESL S225Advanced Hydraulics3
DESL S250Heavy Duty Brakes and CDL Preparation2
DESL S255Heavy Duty Suspension and Alignment2
DESL S260Heavy Duty Power Trains3
WELD S120Basic Welding3
WELD S152Intermediate Welding3
Advisor approved Power Technology elective3
Total Credits61

Degree: AAS Power Technology: Diesel Heavy Duty Emphasis, Mine Mechanic Emphasis and Fixed Plant Mechanic Emphasis

1. Program graduates will have demonstrated a broad based proficiency in the skills required to obtain and succeed in an entry-level position in the diesel industry or other closely related field. The UAS Diesel Department mission statement and department competencies will be the benchmarks use to ensure student success.

a. Graduating students will be able to safely perform the hands-on mechanical tasks needed to troubleshoot, repair, adjust, and service heavy-duty diesel type equipment and related auxiliary systems. (S)

b. Graduating students will have shown they can differentiate between systems and concepts found in various marine, vehicular, earth moving, and power house systems. (K)

c. Students will have demonstrated the necessary mechanical skills, social skills, and work habits to successfully complete a 3rd semester internship in the private sector. (S/H)

2. Program graduates will have demonstrated broad based proficiency in the six UAS competencies to the level needed to accomplish goal #1. The UAS and UA mission statements, the UAS 10 year strategic plan, and the UAS core values will be the benchmarks used to ensure student success.

a. Graduates will have demonstrated the, communication, social, ethical and moral skills and values needed to successfully function in multi-gender and multi-cultural work teams. (H/S)

b. Graduates will have mastered the computational and critical thinking skills necessary to analyze, adjust, and trouble shoot complex systems in both metric and standard systems. (S)

c. Graduates will have demonstrated they can successfully use the various information systems, reference materials, information hardware and software needed for operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining newer complex system. (S)