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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial Truck Driving

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(West Harrison County Center)

Commercial Truck Driving is an open admission program that prepares individuals to drive trucks and other commercial vehicles. It includes instruction in operating diesel powered vehicles; loading and unloading cargo; reporting delays or accidents on the road; verifying loads against shipping records; and keeping necessary records.

Program Requirements:

A certificate of completion in Commercial Truck Driving will be awarded at the culmination of a minimum of 8 semester hours (240 clock hours) of satisfactory study.

Special admission requirements for this program are:

  1. Must be 18 years of age.
  2. Must hold a valid Mississippi driver's license and have received no more than 3 speeding tickets within the last 3 years.
  3. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and drug screen from an approved college provider.
  4. Must complete Gulf Coast Work Ready prerequisite and receive a Silver on the National Career Ready Credential.
  5. Must have Mississippi DOT Commercial Driver's Permit.

The student must obtain a Mississippi Commercial Driver's License and pass the Mississippi DOT Commercial Driver Written Examination in order to successfully complete the course.

Total Credits: 8

Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree

Not applicable for the Commercial Truck Driving Program

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