HVAC Programs

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Produce heating and cooling load calculations for residential and commercial buildings
  • Design and create plans and specifications for hydronic and forced air heating and cooling systems
  • Specify and select equipment and materials for the constructions of HVAC systems
  • Produce cost estimates for the installation of HVAC systems
  • Design and troubleshoot HVAC control systems
  • Understand the installation, operation and service of various types of HVAC equipment

Program Requirements

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Additional Information
English Comp. IEnglish Comp. IIIntermediate Computer Aided DraftingCost EstimatingDownload Program Requirements
Math Elective (MATH141 or higher)Physics ElectivePhysics ElectiveHVAC Systems Control +View Course Outcomes
Basic Electricity & Control Theory +Computer Aided DraftingRefrigeration Principles & Applications +Psychrometrics and Duct System DesignProgram Advisory Committee
Drafting for HVAC TechniciansHeat Principles & Applications +Hydronics and Piping Design +Social Science / Humanities Elective
Basic Windows +Heating & Cooling Load CalculationsHVAC Equipment Controls +HVAC Service Procedures +
Basic Wordor
Basic ExcelCo-Operative Work Experience

NOTES:

  1. A minimum of 67 credits and 22 courses is required to graduate with an Associates Degree.
  2. Developmental or remedial courses can not be used towards graduation requirements.
  3. A Department awarded Service Certificate will be presented to individuals who complete the 8 courses marked with the plus symbol (+). The student must also maintain a 2.0 cumulative average. (This is not a one-year certificate program)

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology - Building Systems Energy Management

PROGRAM OUTCOMES
This program option is designed for the student that wishes to enter the field of Building and Facilities Management or Building Energy Management. It is a multi-department cooperative program with courses selected from the HVAC, Architectural, Diesel and Electronics departments.

At the completion of this program the student should have sufficient knowledge to:

  • Understand building design concepts.
  • Read and understand building plans and construction documents.
  • Identify and have a basic knowledge of various building systems including heating, cooling, plumbing, lighting  electrical and emergency power generation
  • Understand building control systems including HVAC, lighting, life safety and data.
  • Identify the trades and professionals involved in the operation and maintenance of buildings and their operating systems

Program Requirements

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Additional Information
English Comp. IEnglish Comp. IIRefrigeration Principles & ApplicationsStandby Power GenerationDownload Program Requirements
Math Elective (MATH141 or higher)Physics ElectiveHydronics and Piping DesignHVAC Systems ControlView Course Outcomes
Basic Electricity & Control TheoryHeat Principles & ApplicationsHVAC Equipment ControlsPsychrometrics and Duct System DesignProgram Advisory Committee
Graphic Communications with CADHeating & Cooling Load CalculationsPhysics ElectiveSocial Science / Humanities Elective
Elective Option “A”Elective Option “A”Elective Option “A”Elective Option “B”

NOTES:
Elective Options “A”: ARCH107, ARCH121, ARCH122, ARCH214, ARCH226, ARCH230, ARCH251, ARCH252 DIES107, DIES108, DIES122 ENGT111,ENGT114, ENGT209, ENGT227
Elective Options “B”: ENGT109, ENGT 211 HVAC211, HVAC223