Commercial Drivers License Overview Syllabus for 2021-2022
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CVOP-1245-006 Commercial Drivers License Overview


Prerequisite or Corequisite:  CVOP 1305  

Course Description

Overview of the State of Texas Class A Commercial Drivers License written test and preparation for mastery of the Commercial Drivers License written examination.

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Occupational License Disclaimer

Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:

Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:

Melodie Graves
Justice Involved Advocate
Student Service Center 117
Make appointment at

You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.


(2 sem hrs; 2 lec)

Class Type

Online Course

Syllabus Information


J.J. Keller Entry-Level Driver Training Manual Obtaining A CDL ISBN 978-1-68008-493-1

Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook


Blue Ink Pen


Student Performance

Course Competencies:

  • Explain all state and federal laws with respect to the Commercial Drivers License
  • Identify various components of the vehicle and explain their application to the safe operation of a commercial vehicle
  • Apply classroom knowledge to lab assignments

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If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".

Expected Student Behavior

All students must abide by the Amarillo College Technical Education "Code of Professional Conduct".

Required attire for classroom/lab:

  • Long pants without rips or tears - no sagging
  • Closed toe shoes
  • Tucked in Amarillo College shirt

Grading Criteria

Each student's grade will be based upon their performance on the quizzes over the 33 chapters in the textbook.

Grading Section                                         Percentage

Quiz Scores                                                  100%


All chapters must be read and videos must be watched to receive credit for each chapter quiz. All assignments are due by noon on the last day of class and must be completed on-time to receive a grade. Any chapter not completed by the due date will receive a grade of zero (0). Students are allowed to work ahead of the scheduled assignment dates.


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Module 1

  • Read and highlight chapters 1 and 2 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 1 and 2

Module 2           

  • Read and highlight chapters 3 and 4 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapter 3 and 4

Module 3

  • Read and highlight chapters 5 and 6 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 5 and 6

Module 4

  • Read and highlight chapters 7 and 8 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 7 and 8

Module 5

  • Read and highlight chapters 9 and 10 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 9 and 10

Module 6

  • Read and highlight chapters 11 and 12 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 11 and 12

Module 7

  • Read and highlight chapters 13 and 14 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 13 and 14

Module 8

  • Read and highlight chapters 15 and 16 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 15 and 16

Module 9

  • Read and highlight chapters 17 and 18 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 17 and 18

Module 10

  • Read and highlight chapters 19 and 20 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 19 and 20

Module 11

  • Read and highlight chapters 21 and 22 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 21 and 22

Module 12

  • Read and highlight chapters 23 and 24 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete quizzes over chapters 23 and 24

Module 13

  • Read and highlight chapters 25, 26, and 27 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete the quizzes over chapters 25, 26, and 27

Module 14

  • Read and highlight chapters 28, 29, and 30 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete the quizzes over chapters 28, 29, and 30

Module 15

  • Read and highlight chapters 31, 32, and 33 in the Driver Training Manual
  • Complete the quizzes over chapters 31, 32 and 33

Module 16

  • Read and highlight chapters 34 and 35 in the Driver Training Manual
  • View the Truckers Against Trafficking Video
  • Complete the quizzes over chapters 34 and 35 and the Truckers Against Trafficking Video

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Amarillo College East Campus -- Physical Address: 1310 F Avenue, 79111

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Syllabus Created on:

08/22/21 4:17 PM

Last Edited on:

08/22/21 4:17 PM