2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: DEMR 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Shop Safety and Procedures

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of shop safety, rules, basic shop tools, and test equipment. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Basic Electrical Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic principles of electrical systems of diesel powered equipment with emphasis on starters, alternators, and batteries. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Diesel Engine I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the basic principles of diesel engines and systems. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Basic Brake Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic principles of brake systems of diesel powered equipment. Emphasis on maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Power Train I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental repair and theory of power trains including clutches, transmissions, drive shafts, and differentials. Emphasis on inspection and repair. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Troubleshooting and Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning theory, testing, and repair. Emphasis on refrigerant reclamation, safety procedures, specialized tools, and repairs. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Tractor Trailer Service and Repair

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to and familiarization with components and systems related to tractor trailer service. Emphasis on records required by the Department of Transportation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Steering and Suspension I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of design, function, maintenance, and repair of steering and suspension systems. Emphasis on troubleshooting and repair of failed components. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)


Course Number: DEMR 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: DEMR 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Advanced Brake Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced brake system course designed for diesel powered equipment. Advanced concepts and schematics including anti-lock, air, pneumatic, and hydraulic brake systems and related components. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.