Code: F_AAS_HVA

Campus: Loveland

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

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 better.

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

Course NumberTitleCredits
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

2

or

HVA 289Capstone

2

 

Total Credit Hours:44

Required General Education Courses

Communication

Select one course (3 credits) from the listed courses below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
MTE 110Applied Communication & Teamwork in Industry

3

COM 115Public Speaking

3

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:3

English

Select one course (3 credits) from the English courses below:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 107Career Mathematics

3

or higher

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHY 105Conceptual Physics with Lab

4

or higher

Total Credit Hours:4

General Studies Elective

Select one course (3 credits) from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degree.

Total Credit Hours:3

Required General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 60

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