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AGT 119 Vehicle/Equipment Electrical/Electronic Systems Operation & Diagnostics

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
This course covers the electrical and electronic systems found on agricultural equipment. Systems covered include; power, starting, charging, cab/operator station controls, engine, power train, hydraulic, braking, steering, data network and related electronic control units. System operation, service, diagnosis and repair are included.

Prerequisite: AGT 104

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AGT 122 Precision Farming Systems & Techniques

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course presents the essentials of modern precision fanning techniques. Function and application of precision farming components, equipment, satellite and cellular communications, OEM and/or aftermarket software systems and requirements, will be the focus of this course. System troubleshooting and diagnosis will be stressed throughout this course.

Prerequisite: AGT 104

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AGT 125 Tractor Drivelines

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies the maintenance and repair of various drivelines used on today’s highly technical agricultural equipment. Actual hands-on experience in adjustment, maintenance, set-up, servicing and operation of this equipment is offered. The importance of manufacturers’ shop manuals will be stressed for repair, set up and problem diagnosis.

Prerequisite: AGT 107

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AGT 207 Advanced Hydraulics

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Advanced hydraulic systems such as electro/hydraulic circuit operation and testing and complex valving are the focus of this classroom/lab course. Students will gain practical knowledge in the agricultural labs using modern equipment utilizing schematics and advanced troubleshooting techniques.

Prerequisite: AGT 101, AGT 104, AGT 113, and AGT 119

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AGT 213 Diesel Engine Performance – Analysis & Tune Up

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Students learn to adjust and tune diesel engines to meet factory specifications. Using both engine and chassis dynamometers and the required instrumentation, students diagnose performance complaints, troubleshoot and plot performance curves.

Prerequisite: AGT 103

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AGT 216 Equipment Shop Project

4 Credits, 10 Contacts
Theory, service and repair of HVAC systems used on agricultural equipment are studied. Proper charging and recovery procedures are covered on both manual and automatic climate controlled systems. Safe handling of HVAC fluids and gases, as per EPA guidelines, as well as obtaining safe handling certification from either the Mobile Air […]

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Agricultural Equipment Technology Certificate

 
This certificate is designed to develop technically competent professional agricultural equipment service technicians. Students receive state-of-the-art technical education on the latest agricultural equipment through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction and supervised occupational work experience at a partnering dealership.
Agricultural Courses (minimum 38.43 credit hours required)

 AGT 101 Hydraulic Theory & Operation
2 credits

 AGT 103 […]

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Associate of Applied Science in Agricultural Equipment Technology

 
This degree is designed to develop technically competent professional agricultural equipment service technicians. Students receive state-of-the-art technical education on the latest agricultural equipment through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction and supervised occupational work experience at a partnering dealership.
Communications (6 credit hours required)

 COM 110 Interpersonal Communication
 3 credits

 ENG 121 English Composition I*
 3 credits

Computer […]

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AGT 107 Preventive Maintenance & Service

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies the maintenance and repair of various drivelines used on today’s highly technical agricultural equipment. Actual hands-on experience in adjustment, maintenance, set-up, servicing and operation of this equipment is offered. The importance of manufacturers’ shop manuals will be stressed for repair, set up and problem diagnosis.

Prerequisite: None

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AGT 101 Hydraulic Theory & Operation

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
A study of hydraulic theory and the maintenance, repair, and methods of troubleshooting mobile hydraulic systems during lab experiences. Also covered in this class are cylinders, controls, pumps, and accessories of hydraulic equipment.

Prerequisite: None

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