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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 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 in Commercial Truck Driving will be awarded at the culmination of a minimum of 8 semester 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.
  4. Must have no DUI on record.
  5. Must take the Accuplacer.

This curriculum is based upon data as collected from curricula guides, input from the business, requirements of the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), and a revision team.

Student must obtain a Mississippi Commercial Driver’s License and pass the Mississippi DOT Commercial Driver Written Examination in order to complete the course.

All students completing a career and technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or a MGCCC Board approved Technical Attainment Assessment where applicable. See your advisor for further details.

Career Certificate

Major Units of Instruction

Total Credits: 8

A.A.S.O.E. Degree

Not applicable for Commercial Truck Driving

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