Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology (470H)

Southern State Engineering

Heat up your career with a degree in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technology. Residential, commercial and industrial facilities of all kinds rely on efficient climate control maintained by certified professionals.

Our two-year program, which will be housed at the college’s new Mt. Orab Campus, is designed to help students move quickly into their profession by providing a thorough understanding of necessary applications for systems operation.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers was $43,640 in May 2012. Employment is projected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
COMM 1110 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENDS 1100 Introduction to Engineering 2
HVAC 1100 Principles of HVAC I 3
HVAC 1120 Principles of HVAC II 3
HVAC 1125 Sheet Metal I 3
MATH 1141 College Algebra 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 1110 Blueprint Reading 2
ENDS 1145 Computer Applications for Engineering 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
HVAC 1135 Building Materials & Construction 3
HVAC 1150 HVAC Field Installation Techniques/Procedures 4
PHYS 1115 Applied Physics II (Heat, Light & Sound) 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
HVAC 2210 Pipefitting Principles & Applications 4
HVAC 2220 HVAC Design & Applications 4
HVAC 2230 Heating Operation & Troubleshooting 3
HVAC 2250 HVAC Electrical Systems 3
– – – – – – Online Social Science Elective 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENGL 2205 Technical Report Writing 3
HVAC 2225 Sheet Metal II 3
HVAC 2240 Cooling Operation & Troubleshooting 3
HVAC 2251 Advanced HVAC Electrical Applications 3
– – – – – – Technical Elective 3
– – – – – – Technical Elective 3
Program Total: 70