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Bachelor of Applied Science—Diesel Technology (BAS-DT)

Diesel Technology instructor and student

The BAS-DT program prepares graduates for careers in diesel technologies.

Graduates of the BAS-DT program learn technical skills and develop their ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with peers. This helps them earn jobs as entry-level technicians, managers, and/or progress to other senior positions.

  • Program Details

    The BAS-DT program is an additional two years of full-time study beyond a two-year associate degree.

    • Six quarters of classes
    • Three classes (15 credits) per quarter
    • No summer classes

    BAS-DT Ed Plan (pdf)

  • How to Apply

    BAS-DT classes start every September.

    Priority Applications for fall 2018 will be accepted from Dec. 1-March 1. Applications accepted after March 1 will be reviewed and evaluated for admissions as space allows.

    Download the BAS Application Packet (pdf) for dates and important details.

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  • Program Requirements
    General Requirements

    Admission into the BAS-DT program is merit-based. Meeting the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission as the number of qualified applicants may exceed the number of enrollment spaces. In order to be placed into the admissions pool, applicants must complete or submit the following:

    • Completion of the BAS application materials
    • Proof of an earned associate’s degree in diesel technology, diesel mechanics, OR equivalent degree and transcripts approved by BAS administration from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    Course Requirements

    The following courses must be completed prior to earning a bachelor's degree. The courses can be included in the two-year degree or be completed during the bachelor’s program in addition to the required courses.

    Successful completion of each of these required courses with a minimum 2.0 grade:

    • ENGL& 101 – English Composition I (5 credits)
    • Any college level MATH requiring MATH 099 as a prerequisite (such as MATH& 107, MATH& 141, MATH& 146)
  • Tuition and Fees
    Tuition
    The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) sets the tuition rate.

    For the current year's tuition rate, see Tuition & Fees—Applied Baccalaureate Degree Program.

    The cost of room and board would be additional.

    There will be an additional lab fee for BAS-DT students.

    Financial Aid
    For information on applying for financial aid, see Financial Aid.

    Scholarships
    Students can apply for scholarships online from Dec. 1-March 1.

    Visit the scholarships page for information and a link to the online application.