Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology (470H)

Southern State Engineering Banner, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology

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 Brown County 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.

Engineering Info Session to be held on July 28 at the Brown County Campus

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 1100 Introduction to Engineering 2
MATH 1141 College Algebra 3
HVAC 1100 Principles of HVAC I 3
HVAC 1120 Principles of HVAC II 3
HVAC 1125 Sheet Metal I 3
– – – – – – Arts or Humanitites Elective 3

Second Semester

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

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
COMM 1110 Interpersonal Communication 3

Fourth Semester

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