2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 254

D-254 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
D–CourseDescriptions
DENTALHYGIENE
CommunityDental Health II
DH
218
2.00
Prerequisite: DH 208 and acceptance in theDental Hygiene program.
Designed to prepare the students to function as an effective oral health practitioner, educator and resource person in a variety of
community health settings. Includes field experience. Implement a program designed to change the health status of a target group. (1hour
lecture, 3 hours clinic/lab).
Independent Study
DH
299
1.00 - 5.00
Prerequisite:Acceptance to theDental Hygiene program.
Covers selected topics of interest to dental hygiene students, including review ofDentalHygieneNational BoardExamination. Graded
pass/fail only. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem of
Higher Education (NSHE).
DIESELTECH
BasicDiesel Engines
DT
101
4.00
Prerequisite: None
This course introduces the student to basics of diesel fundamentals through the use of lectures, films, visual inspection and demonstrations.
The course objective is to build an educational foundation that will support advanced learning in diesel repair, troubleshooting and
preventivemaintenance. This course satisfies 12 hours of instruction toward completing the embeddedmath curriculum requirements, in
accordancewithEmbeddedCurriculumGuidelinesOptionA.This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science
within theUniversity ofNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE)
HeavyDutyTransmissionsandPower Trains
DT
106
5.00
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to expose the student to the theory, operation and service techniques used inmaintaining and repairingmanual and
automatic transmissions. Drive trains, clutches, differentials, power dividers, reduction gears and power takeoffswill be covered. This
coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education
(NSHE).
HeavyDutyDriveTrains
DT
107
5.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides studentswith introductory level basics onHeavyDutyDriveTrains including study in components,maintenance,
diagnostics and repair. This course exceeds the student contact hours required forNATEF/ASE certification and prepares the learner for
theASECertificationExamination inMedium/HeavyDutyDriveTrainswhich assures the learner's ability to succeed as an entry-level
HeavyDutyDriveTrain technician specialist. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the
universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
HeavyDutyElectrical Systems
DT
110
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides the studentwith theory, knowledge, information and basic skills for the understanding of electricity and how it
pertains to diesel powered equipment. Topicswill include starters, charging, electrical controls, power generation and electrical systems.
This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education
(NSHE).
HeavyDutyHydraulics
DT
130
2.00
Prerequisite: None
Theory of operation and service for heavy duty off-road vehicles and equipment. Topicswill include diagnosis and repair of hydraulic
pumps,motors, cylinders, and control valves. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the
universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Special Topics inDiesel Technology
DT
198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Diesel BrakesandPneumatics
DT
201
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course provides studentswith introductory level basics onMedium/HeavyDutyTruckBrake systems including study in components,
maintenance, diagnostics and repair. This course exceeds the student contact hours required forNATEF/ASE certification and prepares the
learner for theASECertificationExamination inBrakeSystemswhich assures the learner's ability to succeed as an entry-level
medium/heavy duty truck technician specialist. This course satisfies 8 hours of instruction toward completing the embeddedmath
curriculum requirements, in accordancewithEmbeddedCurriculumGuidelines,OptionA.This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate
degree of art or sciencewithin theUniversity ofNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE)

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