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Shasta College

Shasta College/

City: Redding
Province/State: California
College Website: http://www.shastacollege.edu/
Programs of Study: Diesel ♦ Heavy Equipment

Associate Science Degree~ Diesel Technology Program Summary:
This curriculum prepares the student for entry into the mechanic trade related to heavy equipment and diesel engines. Award of apprenticeship credit for completion of the program will depend on the employer, local union regulations, aptitude of student, as well as the curriculum completed. The Diesel Technology major requires technical courses to satisfy the minimum requirements for the major. Students are encouraged to take as many technical courses and related electives as their program will permit. When necessary, auto mechanic courses and diesel courses may be interchanged to satisfy major requirements.

Diesel Technology Certificate Program Summary:
This curriculum prepares the student for entry into the mechanic trade related to heavy equipment and diesel engines. Award of apprenticeship credit for completion of the program will depend on the employer, local union regulations, aptitude of student, as well as the curriculum completed.

Program Contact Details:
Business, Agriculture, Industry and Technology
Phone: 530.242.7560

Shasta College is part of the California Community College system, which is the largest system of higher education in the world, with 112 colleges organized into 72 districts. Research has shown that students who have an A.A. or A.S. degree will make an average yearly salary which is 50% higher than a person with less than a high school diploma, and which is 24% higher than a person with only a high school diploma. The college has articulation agreements to facilitate transfer to the University of California and California State University systems, as well as many private college campuses.