Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Code: F_AAS_HVA

Campus: Larimer Campus

This program provides training in basic through advanced heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Other topics in the program include: basic electricity and electrical components for HVACR, refrigerant tubing, fabrication, soldering, brazing, and trouble shooting, plus residential and commercial heating, hot water heating, industrial controls, advanced troubleshooting, customer service, teamwork, and communication.

Requirements

All courses applied to the degree or certificate must be completed with a grade of C or above.

Assessment testing is required for all students. Students who are reading at college level and place into CCR 093 or above and MAT 050 or above may begin this program of study. Students scoring below this level should consult with a faculty member before registering for courses in this program of study. Students must complete the Industry Competency Exams (ICE) Residential Air Conditioning and Heating, Light Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating, and Commercial Refrigeration as a requirement for this AAS degree. Contact the Testing Center for current pricing of the ICE Exams. Students need to sign up with the Testing Center before taking this exam and pay for the exam at the time of testing.

Required Courses

CAD 100Print Reading for CAD

3

HVA 101Introduction to Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

4

HVA 102Basic Refrigeration

4

HVA 103Basic Electricity

3

HVA 104Electrical Components for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

4

HVA 122Commercial Refrigeration

4

HVA 123Air Conditioning

4

HVA 124Advanced Air Conditioning

4

HVA 200International Residential Codes - Mechanical and Fuel Gas

2

HVA 201Heating for Commercial Applications

3

HVA 202Troubleshooting and Customer Service

3

HVA 203Industrial Controls

3

HVA 247Hot Water Heating Systems

4

 

HVA 280Internship

1

or

HVA 289Capstone

1

 

MTE 110Manufacturing Communication and Teamwork

3

or

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:49

Required General Education Courses

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

or

ENG 121English Composition I

3

 

MAT 107Career Mathematics

3

or

higher

 

PHY 105Conceptual Physics with Lab

4

or

higher

 

General Studies Elective

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences or Arts and Humanities Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

General Studies and Social and Behavioral Sciences or Arts and Humanities Electives: * Electives must be selected from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degree.

Total Credit Hours: 65

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