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John Deere Ag Tech (AAS.JDAT)




Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by the student's degree audit.


* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
JDA 080
Basic electrical principles and applications of magnetism, electromagnetism, and the safe utilization of electrical test meters. Principles of operation, testing, and repair of ignition systems, cranking systems, and charging systems will be demonstrated and practiced. (Repeatable 1 Time)

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John Deere Electrical Systems (Mod I)
3.5
HED 178
The purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life.

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Responding to Emergencies
2
JDA 111
Use of computers as required by John Deere dealership service employees. Emphasis will be on locating service diagnostic and repair information. (Repeatable 1 Time)

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John Deere Ag Software
2
JDA 091
Covers principles and application of theory, construction,fluid flow and testing of components used on John Deere tractors, combines, and consumer and commercial equipment.


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John Deere Hydraulics I
3
TEC 048
Focuses on basic arithmetic and calculations necessary for solving shop oriented problems involving geometric figures, formulas and algebra. Students draw graphs. A scientific calculator is required, so there is little or no memorization.

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Applied Shop Computations
3
No description available

John Deere Elective
1
  Total Semester Hours:
14.5
 
Second Semester
JDA 071
Theory of power transmission from engine to traction wheels. Includes the function and operation of gears, chains, clutches, planetary gears, drive lines, differentials, and transmissions. Complete disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of John Deere components will occur. Also, diagnosis, repair, and adjustment of John Deere transmissions will be covered.

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John Deere Power Trains (Mod 2)
3
JDA 086
This course is a study of the theory and principles of operation of John Deere conventional and STS combines, corn heads, and grain platforms. Pre-delivery, set-up, and, adjustment of combines and headers will be performed.


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John Deere Combine Production
2.5
ENG 050
Students will learn strategies for writing essays, instructions manuals, proposals, reports, career documents as well as deliver oral presentations to prepare them for a profession in industry. Students will practice research strategies by using library resources and the Internet.

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Writing for Industry
3
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I
 
  Total Semester Hours:
8.5
 
Summer Term
JDA 041
Students will receive on-the-job experience in a John Deere dealership. This will allow them to practice and utilize the skills and knowledge learned previously. This work will be supervised by the sponsoring dealership and a Lake Land College John Deere Ag Tech instructor.


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John Deere S.O.E. I
2
JDA 094
Theory and principles of operation, diagnosis, and repair of John Deere heating and air conditioning systems. Students will also become certified to comply with state and federal laws.

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John Deere Air Conditioning Systems
2.5
No description available

John Deere Elective
2
  Total Semester Hours:
6.5
 

Second Year
First Semester
JDA 043
Students will receive on-the-job experience in a John Deere dealership. This will allow them to practice and utilize the skills and knowledge learned previously. This work will be supervised by the sponsoring dealership and a Lake Land College John Deere Ag Tech instructor.


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John Deere S.O.E. III (Mod I)
4
JDA 087
Basic understanding of the operating principles of John Deere fuel systems. Students will also learn diagnosis, removal, installation, and repair of John Deere mechanical and electrical-electronic fuel system components.


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John Deere Fuel Systems (Mod 2)
3
JDA 050
An introduction to John Deere engines and their systems. Basic theory of engine principles will be discussed along with diagnosis and repair of intake and exhaust, cooling, lubrication systems, cylinder heads, bearings, and crankshafts.

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John Deere Engines (Mod 2)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
10
 
Second Semester
JDA 043
Students will receive on-the-job experience in a John Deere dealership. This will allow them to practice and utilize the skills and knowledge learned previously. This work will be supervised by the sponsoring dealership and a Lake Land College John Deere Ag Tech instructor.


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John Deere S.O.E III(Mod 4)
4
JDA 082
Designed to develop and strengthen the student's knowledge in electrical/electronic systems. Upon completion the student will be able to properly use service equipment to diagnose electronically controlled components and monitor systems used on tractors, planting, and harvesting equipment.


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John Deere Advanced Electrical/ Electronic Systems (Mod 3)
3.5
JDA 095
This class will provide the student with an opportunity to develop proper diagnostic skills needed at a dealership.

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John Deere Equipment Diagnostics (Mod 3)
3
POS 160
The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

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American National Government
3
  Total Semester Hours:
13.5
 

Suggested Electives
JDA 051
This class is an introduction to John Deere tillage and seeding equipment including theory and principles of operation, set-up and adjustment, trouble-shooting, and repair.

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John Deere Tillage and Planting Equipment
3
JDA 054
This course is a study of John Deere consumer and commercial equipment. Operation, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines, engine ignition systems, electrical and safety systems, fuel systems, and mowing attachments will be covered. (Repeatable 1 Time)


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John Deere Consumer and Commercial Equipment
2
JDA 072
Students will put into practice the theories of diagnosis, disassembly, inspection, repair and reassembly of John Deere power train components. These components will include clutches, transmissions, differential, and final drives for both combines and tractors.


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John Deere Advanced Power Trains
3
WEL 057
Course will cover basic welding processes, including: Oxy-Acetylene welding, Arc welding, Cutting and Brazing.

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Welding Fundamentals
2.5
   

Total Program Hours: 53

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