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HEQ158-C Equipment Operation & Maintenance III 7 A continuation of Equipment Operation I and II, this class has more emphasis placed on student production, efficiency, and safety in operation. Student must have a valid CDL and maintain that valid status for this course. Prerequisites: HEQ156-C, HEQ157-C HEQ160-C Equipment Lubrication & Maintenance 3 The principles, techniques, and servicing procedures for preventative maintenance of heavy equipment will be taught. The use of servicing schedules is also covered. HEQ161-C Equipment Reconditioning Theory I 5 This course covers the technical information used for troubleshooting, testing, and reconditioning heavy equipment. Prerequisites: HEQ151-C, HEQ131-C, HEQ160-C, WEL152-C; Corequisites: HEQ163-C, HEQ152-C, HEQ155-C HEQ163-C Equipment Reconditioning Lab I 5 You will develop skills in inspecting, troubleshooting and reconditioning heavy equipment. Safety procedures in repair are stressed. Corequisite: HEQ161-C HEQ172-C CDL-A & DOT Regulations and Lab 3 This is a classroom course providing information related to taking a commercial drivers license test. Other emphasis is placed on DOT regulations that apply to driving on local, state, and federal roads and highways. You will receive training on the campus driving range, campus roads, and local, state, and federal roads and highways. Defensive driving is stressed. HEQ252-C Job Estimating 2 In this course you will learn the evaluation of quantities and time to move materials with consideration of fuel costs, equipment depreciation, working conditions, labor costs, etc. that are involved in job bidding. You will look at occupations in heavy equipment construction from the employer’s viewpoint. Prerequisite: HEQ257-C; Corequisite: HEQ252-C HEQ253-C Advanced Job Estimating 2 This course expands the concepts of bidding a job project and completing cost estimates depending upon conditions and other non-controllable influences. The GPS (Global Positioning System) will be used within this course in all applications of the job bidding process. You will analyze total costs of operations by comparing owning versus renting of equipment, in addition analyses for sub-contracting versus self-completion of the work. Prerequisite: HEQ252-C HEQ257-C Surveying II 2 This course is a continuation of Surveying I with student application to the actual surveying and grade staking of present student projects. Laser surveying equipment is incorporated into the instruction. Prerequisite: HEQ157-C; Corequisites: HEQ158-C, HEQ263-C, HEQ264-C HEQ263-C Equipment Reconditioning Theory II 5 This course builds on Equipment Reconditioning Theory I with a more in-depth study of inspecting, troubleshooting, and reconditioning heavy equipment. Prerequisite: HEQ161-C; Corequisites: HEQ264-C, HEQ158-C, HEQ257-C HEQ264-C Equipment Reconditioning Lab II 5 This course builds on the practical application in the Equipment Reconditioning Lab I course with a more in-depth study of inspection, troubleshooting, and reconditioning heavy equipment. Prerequisite: HEQ163-C; Corequisite: HEQ263-C HEQ267-C Equipment Reconditioning Lab III 6 This course covers visual inspection, diagnosis, and repair of drive train components such as steering clutches, brakes, final drives, and direct and power shift transmissions in crawler tractors and wheeled heavy equipment vehicles. Prerequisite: HEQ264-C History ______________________________________________________ HIS110-A Western Civilization: Ancient to Early Modern 3 This course is a survey of the evolution of Western Civilization from prehistory to the emergence of the nation-state. Topics include the birth of the first civilization; Greece and Rome; the rise of Christianity; the disintegration of the Roman Empire; and the Early, High, and Late Middle Ages. HIS111-A Western Civ: Early Modern to Present 3 This course is a survey of the evolution of Western Civilization from the rise of the nation-state to the present. Major topics include the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon; 19th century developments such as liberalism, the Industrial Revolution, socialism, nationalism, and imperialism; and the great wars and upheavals of the 20th century. HIS117-A Western Civ 1: Anc & Medieval 3 A survey course in Western Civilization from ancient history into the medieval era. The civilization components of religion, philosophy, literature, art, and architecture are integrated into the political and social history of Europe, from our Mesopotamian and Egyptian origins to the end of the Middle Ages. HIS119-A Western Civ III: Modern Per. 3 Course will provide the student with a basic understanding of the history of the western hemisphere from the Revolutionary Era to the Present. The class will consider the effects of religion, philosophy, literature, art, politics, technology, and architecture on western history since 1740. HIS151-A U.S. History to 1877 3 This course is a survey of the history of the United States from 1492 to 1877. Topics include the colonial period, the coming of the American Revolution, the Revolutionary War, the formation of the new nation, the coming of the Civil War, and the Civil War and Reconstruction. HIS152-A U.S. History Since 1877 3 This course is a survey of American history from 1877 to the present. Topics include the Industrial Revolution and its effects, the Progressive Movement and the 1920s, the Great Depression and the New Deal, World War II and the Cold War, and the post-World War II decades including the Second Reconstruction and the upheavals of the 1960s. Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 Heavy Equipment 134


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