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C. Basic Transportation Entrepreneurship

C. Basic Transportation Entrepreneurship

Why Basic Transportation Entrepreneurship?

This one-year (29 credit) program is designed to develop the necessary skills for persons seeking employment in entry-level commercial driving positions. Also, for people seeking to become self-employed in the commercial freight industry.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Be registered under FMCSA’s Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) mandates;
  • Attempt all DMV tests related to receiving your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Develop a basic understanding in, but not limited to:
    • Basic truck operations;
    • Hours of service rules and regulations;
    • Close proximity driving and backing;
    • Routing and trip planning;
    • Compliance Safety and Accountability (CSA);
  • Develop a basic understanding in
    • Writing
    • Workplace Communication and/or
    • Computers and/or
    • Oxy Acetylene or Electric Arc Welding and/or
    • Business and/or
    • Agriculture and/or
    • Automotive and/or
    • Wildlife

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Total Credits for Program Completion: 29

  First Year - Fall Semester     17 Credits Credits
Commercial Transportation Basics9
Commercial Transportation Basics Lab8
  First Year - Spring Semester     12 Credits Credits
Introduction to Computers3
OR
Directed Elective Electives(3)
Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace2
OR
Directed Elective Electives(2)
Oxy-Acetylene Welding2
OR
Directed Elective Electives(2)
Written Communication Elective3

Please refer to the the Current Catalog for specific program details.