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Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 69 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology Associate in Applied Science degree program is to prepare students for employment as a Service Technician in a sponsoring partner Caterpillar dealership.  During this full time two year program the student will develop the necessary skills to be a productive member of the dealership's service team. 

Program Accreditation:
AED accredited

Admission to the Program:

To be considered for the program, each candidate must take the Illinois Central College academic placement test and mechanical reasoning test to determine appropriate class placement. Students must provide their own tools for use throughout the course of study.

 

 

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
CATTK 110; CATTK 111; WLDTR 120; CATTK 150; ENGL 110

Spring Semester 1:
CATTK 112; CATTK 113; CATTK 114; CATTK 151; Approved Mathematics

Summer Semester 1:
CATTK 115; CATTK116; CATTK 117

Fall Semester 2:
CATTK 200; CATTK 201; CATTK 250; COMM 110; Humanities

Spring Semester 2:
CATTK 202; CATTK 203; CATTK 204; CATTK 251; Social Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
APPROVED MATHEMATICS **3
CATTK 110CATERPILLAR ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS 4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CATTK 111INTRODUCTION TO CATERPILLAR SERVICE INDUSTRY 2
CATTK 112FUNDAMENTALS OF HYDRAULICS 3
CATTK 113CATERPILLAR ENGINE FUEL SYSTEMS 3
CATTK 114FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 3
CATTK 115AIR CONDITIONING 2
CATTK 116FUNDAMENTALS OF TRANSMISSIONS & TORQUE CONVERTERS 3
CATTK 117MACHINE HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS 3
CATTK 150INTERNSHIP I 4
CATTK 151INTERNSHIP II 4
CATTK 200UNDERCARRIAGE/FINAL DRIVES 3
CATTK 201MACHINE ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS 3
CATTK 202CATERPILLAR ENGINE PERFORMANCE 2
CATTK 203DIAGNOSTIC TESTING 1
CATTK 204MACHINE SPECIFIC SYSTEMS 4
CATTK 250INTERNSHIP III 4
CATTK 251INTERNSHIP IV 4
WLDTR 120WELDING 2

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree
** Approved mathematics: AGBUS 118, BUS 120, MATH 110 or higher

To remain in and graduate from the program, student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average each semester. 

For Program Information Contact:
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology Building
Room TT101
(309)694-5716