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    Owens Community College
   
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

John Deere Tech Major Information


This major is designed to develop technically competent professional agricultural equipment service technicians. Students receive state-of-the-art technical education on the latest John Deere equipment through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction and supervised occupational work experience at a John Deere dealership.


Department of Transportation Technologies


Administration

Toledo-area Campus

Phone Number

Email

Glenn A. Rettig, Dean Industrial & Engineering Technologies 117 (567) 661-7457 glenn_rettig@owens.edu
Tracy A. Campbell, Chair  Transportation Technologies 133 (567) 661-7136 tracy_campbell@owens.edu

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).  For more information concerning accreditation standards contact the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), 310 W. Lake Street, Suite 111, Elmhurst, IL 60126, phone number 630-433-4514, web address atmae.org.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

Student will be able to:

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere engines.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere suspension and steering systems.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere brake systems.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere electrical/electronic systems.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere Preventive maintenance systems.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere drivelines.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

  • Diagnose and repair John Deere fluid power systems.

Sponsorship Required

Students are required to obtain sponsorship from an authorized John Deere dealership. Owens Community College will assist in student placement or locate students for businesses needing a co-op student. Sponsoring John Deere dealerships provide paid training-related employment during the work experience component.

Career Interests

Graduates are prepared for careers as technicians in operations, maintenance, service, testing, diagnosis and development.