Degree Description

Associate in Applied Science

This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for career opportunities in the expanding HVAC industry. Technicians are responsible for the design, installation, service and sales of refrigeration, climate control equipment and systems for both the residential and light commercial market. The HVAC curriculum combines classroom theory and physical principles with laboratory experience using real-world equipment, in installation, service, testing and troubleshooting skills. In addition, students are kept abreast of industry trends such as automatic system controls, high efficiency equipment, environmentally safe refrigerants and the use of both computers and mobile applications.

Career Possibilities

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Degree Pathway

Must have EPA 608 refrigerant handling certification - HVAC 147 meets this requirement.

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