John Deere Technology

JD-101: John Deere Fundamentals and Orientation, Credits = 3
Introduction to manuals, service advisor information system, engine classifications, and serial numbers. Warranty, work orders, and John Deere recommended service department policies and procedures are explained. Orientation of John Deere product lines and the evolution of these products. The safe operation of shop tools will be demonstrated and a forklift safety and operation test will be included.

JD-102: Forklift Safety Training and Certification, Credits = 1
Designed to meet the new OSHA requirements for lift truck operator training and certification. Safe lifting/chaining and moving of loads will be demonstrated and discussed.

JD-105: John Deere Hydraulics, Credits = 8
The principles and application of fluid flow and hydraulic components are discussed. Testing and repair of low- pressure and high-pressure systems and control circuits are explained, demonstrated, and practiced. Offered to second year students only. Formerly JD 205.

JD-115: John Deere Electrical, Credits = 8
Provides 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 are demonstrated and practiced. Student may not earn credit for both JD 115 and JDAS 115.

JD-120: John Deere Heating and Air Conditioning, Credits = 4
Theory, operation, and repair of late model John Deere air conditioning, heating, and ventilation systems are discussed. Recovery, recycling, and recharging of the air conditioning systems are demonstrated and practiced.

JD-125: John Deere Fuel and Emissions Systems, Credits = 4
Theory, operation, testing, and repair methods for spark ignition and compression ignition fuel systems are explored. Topics include relationship of valve timing, ignition, and injection timing to normal combustion. Theory, operation and maintenance of emission systems are explored and demonstrated.

JD-131: Engine Testing, Repair, and Performance, Credits = 10
Provides basic physical principles, operation and construction of two- and four- stroke cycle engines. Topics include disassembly, inspection, measurement, reassembly, and adjustments to engine components. Formerly JD 110, 130, and 135.

JD-190: Cooperative Work Experience I, Credits = 16
Offers students an opportunity to receive on-the-job work experience in a John Deere Dealership. Students apply and utilize skills learned on campus. Student may not earn credit in both JD 190 and JDAS 190.

JD-191: Cooperative Work Experience II, Credits = 16
Opportunity to receive on-the-job work experience in a John Deere Dealership. Students apply and utilize skills learned on campus. Prerequisite: JD 190. Student may not earn credit in both JD 191 and JDAS 191.

JD-192: Cooperative Seminar I, Credits = 2
Students explore issues related to their cooperative work experience focusing on effective workplace relationships and how self-knowledge, perception, attitudes, and behavior affect these relationships and job satisfaction. Students will also learn effective learning skills for workplace and educational success. These learning skills include memory, concentration, time management, textbook reading, and exam preparation. Human relations topics include group dynamics, employee and management roles, and conflict resolution. Co-requisite: JD 190

JD-193: Cooperative Seminar II, Credits = 2
Explore issues related to their cooperative work experience focusing on effective workplace relationships and applying leadership skills to promote personal development. Provide professional improvement through techniques such as effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, employee engagement and decision making. Co-requisite: JD 191.

JD-199: Special Topics, Credits = 1 - 10
Study and train to meet established local needs in the John Deere industry, supplemental to courses currently offered. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

JD-210: John Deere Power Train, Credits = 8
Theory of power transmission from engine to traction wheels are discussed. Topics include function and operation of gears, chains, clutches, planetary gears, drive lines, differentials, and transmissions. Complete disassembly, inspection, and reassembly to specification are practiced. Offered to second year students only.

JD-215: John Deere Electronics, Credits = 5
Review of electrical fundamentals, basic electronics, and electrical diagnostics. Topics include techniques of electrical and electronic circuit diagnostics and reading electrical schematics.

JD-221: Ag Management Solutions, Credits = 4
Provides basic knowledge and skills that enable students to market, and support solutions that feature products from Ag Management Solutions. Much of this training is designed specifically to enable the student to understand the different applications of global positioning systems and precision farming practices - students will apply problem-solving skills.

JD-225: John Deere Planting Equipment, Credits = 3
Provides proper performance of John Deere planting equipment. Topics include theory, design, principles of operation, proper setup and adjustment of all planting equipment. Student may not earn credit for both JD 225 and JDAS 225.

JD-230: John Deere Harvesting Equipment, Credits = 4
Performance of John Deere harvesting equipment will be analyzed. Topics include theory, design, principles of operation, proper set-up and adjustment of all harvesting equipment. Emphasis on combines, hay, and forage equipment. Student may not earn credit for both JD 230 and JDAS 230.

JD-235: John Deere Hydraulics II, Credits = 5
Explores principles, function, and application of electric over hydraulic circuits as found on row crop, 4-WD, and combines. Construction, fluid flow, electrical flow, and testing of systems are explained, demonstrated, and practiced.

JD-240: John Deere Advanced Power Training II, Credits = 4
Explores principles, function, and application of electronic controlled transmissions as found on row crop, 4-WD, and other agriculture equipment.

JD-290: Cooperative Work Experience III, Credits = 16
Offers students an opportunity to receive on-the-job work experience in a John Deere Dealership. Students apply and utilize skills learned on campus. Prerequisite: JD 191. Student may not earn credit in both JD 290 and JDAS 290.

JD-292: Cooperative Seminar III, Credits = 2
Explore issues related to their cooperative work experience focusing on effective workplace relationships and applying leadership skills to promote personal development. Provide professional improvement through techniques such as effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, employee engagement and decision making. Co-requisite: JD 290.

JD-297: Special Projects, Credits = 1 - 16
Project-oriented experiences in the area or applications not covered in the standard John Deere curriculum. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's education and work experience.