Associate in Occupational Science trades Leadership with Specialization in HVAC Technology
Students enrolled in the Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technology gain practical knowledge and experience in the classroom and shop using modern test equipment and tools used in the HVAC industry. Students are trained by seasoned HVAC technicians that bring with them years of experience and a variety of industry-related certifications. This program prepares graduates for entry-level employment in the HVAC industry and is an excellent preparation tool for taking the HVAC Excellence or other industry- related certification exams. Students will have the opportunity to certify in Section 608 EPA and R410A Refrigerant Safety and Handling Certification.
The Trades Leadership course work provides students with a strong foundation in customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management as well as critical thinking skills.
|Course Number||Course Requirements||Clock Hours||Credit Hours|
|ORN120||Fundamentals of Technology||100||4|
|HVA121||Introduction to Computers, Safety, Science, and Principles of Air Conditioning||100||4|
|HVA122||Basic Electricity and Circuits||100||4|
|HVA123||Intermediate Electricity & Schematics||100||4|
|HVA124||Pipe Brazing / Ducting & Air Movement||100||4|
|HVA126||Domestic / Commercial Refrigeration||100||4|
|HVA228||Heat Pumps / All Weather Systems||100||4|
|HVA229||Sheet Metal Fabrication||100||4|
|HVA230||Direct Digital Controls||100||4|
|HVA231||Advanced Troubleshooting, Repair & Installation||100||4|
|Trades Leadership Courses (12 credits required)|
|CIS124||Applied Computer Applications||100||4|
|ENG270||Technical Writing and Applied Communications||100||4|
|HUM250||Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills||100||4|
|PSY276||Occupational Health, Psychology, and Safety||100||4|
- Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
- Program length is approximately 18 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
- At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational Science in Trades Leadership with Specialization in HVAC Technology.
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Program Available at: Main Campus.