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Degree Plans - Engine Technology - Motorcycle Technology Certificate (Archived)

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ENGINE TECHNOLOGY -- MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY

(Level I Certificate)

Cedar Valley only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ENG.MOTOR.10

This program is designed to train students to meet entry level requirements in the field of motorcycle mechanics. This will include diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of foreign and domestic motorcycles. Included in this program is the study of fuel, ignition, and electrical systems, engine overhaul and tune-up, and motorcycle chassis. Throughout the entire program an emphasis is placed on the latest factory recommended techniques.

Since not all courses in this program are transferable, students enrolling in this program who may plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult with an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

MTRC 1405 Motorcycle Service Principles 4
MTRC 1402 Motorcycle Tune-up 4
MTRC 1420 Motorcycle Drive Systems 4
12

SEMESTER II

MTRC 1419 Motorcycle Four Stroke Engine/Transmission 4
MTRC 1422 Motorcycle Electrical Systems 4
MTRC 1408 Motorcycle Chassis and Drive Systems 4
12

SEMESTER - SUMMER SESSION

MTRC 1380 Cooperative Education - Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician OR 3
MTRC 1191 Special Topics in Motorcycle Mechanics and Repairer AND (1)
MRTC 1266 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician (2)
3
Minimum Hours Required 27

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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