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Technical Studies, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Track, AAS


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Purpose

This program is designed to build upon the HVAC certificate and to create a pathway to upper division studies or a competitive resume advantage for students planning to work as technicians in Heating, Venting, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). Students will have the opportunity to earn a nationally recognized credential through the EPA certification examination. Classes count toward the Journeyman and Master state license in HVAC.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Read and interpret electrical diagrams, wire control systems from electrical diagrams, and repair faults in electrical contr
  • Properly size and install HVAC systems using current and appropriate codes and industry practices.
  • Diagnose, repair faults, and perform maintenance on HVAC systems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of quality control principles.

Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 14


3rd Session


Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 14


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits For Program: 64


Notes and Additional Curriculum Options


  1. Part-time students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate course sequences.
  2. Students who have completed MTH 103 have satisfied this requirement.
  3. Internship is a total of 6 credits taken over two semesters.
  4. Alternate courses: ITE 119 , ETR 113 , ETR 150 , ETR 160  
  5. AIR 121  and AIR 276  are co-requisites and should be taken together.
  6. ELE 118  is a pre- or co-requisite for ELE 156 

Certifications


Courses in this program may help students attain the following license(s) or certification(s):

  • EPA Section 608 Technician Certification, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Journeyman Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
  • Master Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

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