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Small Engine and Equipment Repair (Diploma) D60280

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    Effective Term CURRICULUM STANDARD Fall 1997

    [1997*03]

Curriculum Program Title Code Small Engine and Equipment Repair (Diploma) D60280

    Concentration (not applicable)

Curriculum Description

The Small Engine and Equipment Repair curriculum is designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge and

    skills needed to service, troubleshoot, and repair small engine-powered equipment. Shop experience is used to

    provide the skills to service, repair, or rebuild small engines.

    Students will be able to disassemble, repair, reassemble, and test small engines and equipment, to include the carburetor, electrical, transmissions, transaxels, and belt/pulley/chain drive systems. The coursework includes safety practices, wiring diagrams, mechanical schematics, and the use of technical manuals.

    Graduates should qualify for employment as small engine mechanics at small engine service and repair or rental shops, outdoor power equipment dealers, recreational vehicles dealers, and landscaping and grounds maintenance service centers. Other employment may be available in the agriculture and construction industry.

Curriculum Requirements*

    [for associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in accordance with 23 NCAC 02E.0204 (3)]

    I. General Education. Degree programs must contain a minimum of 15 semester hours including at least one course

    from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, and natural sciences/mathematics.

    Degree programs must contain a minimum of 6 semester hours of communications. Diploma programs must contain a

    minimum of 6 semester hours of general education; 3 semester hours must be in communications. General education is

    optional in certificate programs.

    II. Major Hours. AAS, diploma, and certificate programs must include courses which offer specific job knowledge and

    skills. Work experience, including cooperative education, practicums, and internships, may be included in associate in

    applied science degrees up to a maximum of 8 semester hours of credit; in diploma programs up to a maximum of 4

    semester hours of credit; and in certificate programs up to a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit. (See second page for

    additional information.)

    III. Other Required Hours. A college may include courses to meet graduation or local employer requirements in a

    certificate, diploma, or associate in applied science program. These curriculum courses shall be selected from the

    Combined Course Library and must be approved by the System Office prior to implementation. Restricted, unique, or

    free elective courses may not be included as other required hours.

     AAS Diploma Certificate

    Minimum General Education Hours 15 6 0

    Minimum Major Hours 49 30 12

    Other Required Hours 0-7 0-4 0-1

    64-76 36-48 12-18 Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC)

    *Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic use of computers.

    Major Hours

    [ref. 23 NCAC 02E.0204 (3)]

    A. Core. The subject/course core is comprised of subject areas and/or specific courses which are required for each

    curriculum program. A diploma program offered under an approved AAS program standard or a certificate which is

    the highest credential level awarded under an approved AAS program standard must include a minimum of 12

    semester hours credit derived from the subject/course core of the AAS program.

    B. Concentration (if applicable). A concentration of study must include a minimum of 12 semester hours credit from

    required subjects and/or courses. The majority of the course credit hours are unique to the concentration. The required

    subjects and/or courses that make up the concentration of study are in addition to the required subject/course core.

    C. Other Major Hours. Other major hours must be selected from prefixes listed on the curriculum standard. A

    maximum of 9 semester hours of credit may be selected from any prefix listed, with the exception of prefixes listed in

    the core or concentration. Work experience, including cooperative education, practicums, and internships, may be

    included in associate in applied science degrees up to a maximum of 8 semester hours of credit; in diploma programs

    up to a maximum of 4 semester hours of credit; and in certificate programs up to a maximum of 2 semester hours of

    credit.

    Small Engine and Equipment Repair (Diploma) D60280

     AAS Diploma Certificate

    Minimum Major Hours Required 49 SHC 30 SHC 12 SHC

     A. CORE 30 SHC

    Required Courses:

     PME 101 Small Engine Repair I 6 SHC

     PME 102 Small Engine Repair II 6 SHC

     PME 103 Small Engine Carburetion 4 SHC

     PME 104 Small Engine Electrical 5 SHC

     PME 105 Small Engine Power Train 5 SHC

     PME 106 Small Engine Transmissions 4 SHC

Required Subject Areas:

     None

B. CONCENTRATION (Not applicable)

     C. OTHER MAJOR HOURS To be selected from the following prefixes:

     CIS, COE, CSC, ISC, and PME

    Up to three semester hour credits may be selected from the following

    prefixes: ARA, ASL, CHI, FRE, GER ITA, JPN, LAT, POR, RUS and

    SPA.

Approved by the State Board of Community Colleges on November 13, 1996; SBCC Revised 05/17/02; SBCC Revised 09/21/07; SBCC Template Revised 10/17/08; Editorial Revision 12/19/12.

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