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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Degree: AS - Equipment Technology - S0118
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Diesel Engine Repair AGOR 55 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will learn to measure engine components using various measurement tools (micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, telescoping gauges, etc.)
  • Disassembly, evaluation and reassembly of multi-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engines
Engine Diagnostics AGOR 56 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will learn the seven basic steps essential to proper engine diagnosis.
  • Students completing this course will learn to identify and apply practical application of tools and equipment used for proper diagnosis of various engine types and the systems involved.
Food Production, Land use and Politics - A Global Perspective AGAG 1 (VOC)
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the interdependence of world agriculture systems.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to formulate possible solutions to the conflicting demands for land use between suburban development and agriculture.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to prepare and present an argument in favor of, or in opposition to, a variety of controversial topics in the arena of agriculture.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to identify and describe the key elements in sustainable agriculture.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to evaluate the sustainability of current food production systems.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to explain how water issues impact world agriculture
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to discuss the impact that the endangered species act has on current agricultural practices.
  • GEO - Students completing relevant assignments in Area D2 courses will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.
  • Students completing AGAG 1 will be able to give a brief, coherent presentation of their current event summary in front of the class.
Hydraulics AGOR 52 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will be able to identify component and parts of hydraulic systems on farm and landscape equipment
  • will learn to identify hydraulic symbols used in hydraulic schematics
Landscape Construction Fundamentals AGOR 71 (VOC)
  • Identify and correctly use the proper tool needed for landscape projects. Understand basic electrical concepts for low voltage landscape lighting projects
  • Students will prepare site and properly install bricks on sand for a walkway project.
Landscape Hardscape Applications AGOR 72 (VOC)
  • Student will design and estimate materials needed for a block wall project.
  • Completers will calculate electrical loads for a low voltage lighting system.
Microcomputer Applications CISB 15 (VOC)
  • Students completing CISB 15 - Microcomputer Applications will understand the importance of continuing their education in computer literacy.
  • Students completing CISB 15 - Microcomputer Applications will be able to use Microsoft Word to create professional documents needed to create a computer security report.
  • Students completing CISB 15 - Microcomputer Applications will be able to effectively use formulas and functions in worksheets.
Power Train Repair AGOR 57 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will learn the various ways power is transmitted including friction, gear and fluid types.
  • Students completing this course will learn to identify and understand the various types of power transmission used to propel, operate, and actuate various types of machinery. This includes clutches, various transmission types, differentials, and final drives.
Small Engine Repair I AGOR 53 (VOC)
  • Students completing the course will learn component and tool identification
  • Students completing the course will learn engine disassembly, evaluation of components, and reassembly of small air-cooled gasoline engine
Small Engine Repair II AGOR 54
  • Students completing this course will learn component and tool identification as used on larger air and liquid cooled gas and diesel engines.
  • Students completing this course will learn engine operating principles as they apply to the engine systems (cooling, compression, lubrication, ignition, fuel, and governors.)
Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations AGOR 51 (VOC)
  • Students completing this course will be able to demonstrate safe operational skills and practices when operating tractors and other equipment
  • Students completing this course will be able to demonstrate fundamentals of operating tractors and equipment covered in class
Work Experience in Agriculture AGAG 59
  • Employers of Agricultural Science Work Experience Students will rate the technical skills of their students as above average.
  • Employers of Agricultural Sciences Work Experience Students will rate them at 85% or higher for their work habits as above average.