Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Associate of Science Degree
To graduate with a specialization in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, students must complete all requirements for the certificate with a grade of C or better plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate of Science Degree (minimum total = 60 units).
|HVAC/R 001||HVAC/R Fundamentals||4|
|HVAC/R 002||Domestic Mechanical Refrigeration||4|
|HVAC/R 003||Commercial Mechanical Refrigeration||4|
|HVAC/R 004||Electrical Fundamentals for HVAC/R||4|
|HVAC/R 005||Commercial Electric for HVAC/R||4|
|HVAC/R 006||HVAC/R Air Distribution Systems||4|
|HVAC/R 007||Welding for HVAC/R||3|
|MATH 102||College Algebra||4|
|or TECALC 087||Technical Calculations|
|Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal Certification (608) 1|
Students must present a copy of their Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal Certification (608) to the Admissions and Records Office.
|Students are encouraged to take this course to augment their knowledge of air conditioning and heating:|
|AUTO 056||Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning||4|
To earn an SBVC Associate Degree students must complete one of the following general education patterns:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Select and operate the required test equipment and during troubleshooting and repair operations, with an emphasis on safety in use and accuracy in results.
- Analyze, interpret, and trace signal flow diagrams used in signal tracing of complex wiring circuits.
- Effectively communicate with and advise customers and co-workers, both written and orally, regarding the progress of and decisions made concerning test and repair procedures.
- Pass the practice RSES and NATE exam on the theory and procedures of the HVAC/R technology.