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The two-year AAS degree provides career skills to enable students to enter the job market after graduation, retrain in a new career, or upgrade employment skills. Occupational courses are designed to meet these needs instead of transferring to four-year institutions; however, many four-year institutions accept some of these courses. Check with the other college or university if planning to transfer these courses.
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Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Technology - AAS

Course and Credit Hours

HVA 1002 - Basic Refrigeration (4)

HVA 1005 - Electricity for HVAC/R (4)

HVA 1010 - Fundamentals of Gas Heating (4)

HVA 1018 - Customer Soft Skills (Customer Services & Ethics) (2)

Course and Credit Hours

HVA 1011 - Piping Skills for HVAC (4)

HVA 1032 - Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls (4)

HVA 1042 - Residential Air Conditioning (4)

HVA 2047 - Hot Water Heating Systems (4)

Total Credit Hours: 16

Course and Credit Hours

HVA 1041 - Sheet Metal Fabrication (2)

HVA 2001 - Heating for Commercial (3) 

HVA 2006 - Mechanical Code (4)

HVA 2062 - Residential Heat Pump Service (2)

HVA 2080 - Internship (2)*

Total Credit Hours: 13

*Internship schedule is determined by the business hosting the intern

Course and Credit Hours

HVA 1013 - Refrigerant Recovery Training (1)

HVA 2004 - Direct Digital Controls (4)

HVA 2033 - Advanced Refrigeration (4) 

HVA 2041 - Advanced Air Conditioning (3)

Total Credit Hours: 12

The following required General Education classes can be taken concurrently with the above courses or during a summer semester. 

COM 1250 - Interpersonal Communication (3)

ENG 1020 - Technical Writing I CO1 (3)

MAT 1140 - Career Math (3)

CIS 1018 - Introduction to PC Applications (3) or CSC 105 - Computer Literacy (3)

PSY 1005 - Psychology of Workplace Relationships (3)

Total Credit Hours: 15

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HVAC Certificates

ELT 1001 - Survey of Electronics (3)

HVA 2051 - Building Automation I, Installer (4)

HVA 2052 - Building Automation II, Service (4)

HVA 2053 - Building Automation III, Advanced Operations (4)

Total Credit Hours: 15

HVA 2001 - Heating for Commercial (3) 

HVA 2004 - Direct Digital Controls (4)

HVA 2033 - Advanced Refrigeration (4) 

HVA 2041 - Advanced Air Conditioning (3)

HVA 2062 - Residential Heat Pump Service (2)

HVA 2080 - Internship (2)

Total Credit Hours: 18

HVA 1002 - Basic Refrigeration (4)

HVA 1005 - Electricity for HVAC/R (4)

HVA 1010 - Fundamentals of Gas Heating (4)

HVA 1011 - Piping Skills for HVAC (4)

HVA 1013 - Refrigerant Recovery Training (1)

HVA 1032 - Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls (4)

HVA 1042 - Residential Air Conditioning (4)

HVA 1046 - Residential Load Calculation & Duct Design (4)

HVA 2006 - Mechanical Code (4)

Total Credit Hours: 35