Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Option (HVA.HVT.AAS)

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial TechnologyEngineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Auburn Hills Campus

This program leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree with specialization in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.

The program is designed to qualify students for occupations and careers in air conditioning, heating and refrigeration, system designers, estimators, manufacturers’ representatives, equipment fabricators, application technicians, salesmen, installation mechanics, service people, maintenance mechanics and many other related skilled and semi-skilled positions.

High school graduates who completed state-approved career and technical education (CTE) programs may be eligible to receive college credit for work completed while in high school.  Detailed information can be obtained by contacting an OCC Counseling Office or by visiting www.oaklandcc.edu/articulation.

Major Requirements
HVA 1114Introduction to Refrigeration4
HVA 1150Basic Principles of HVACR Controls4
HVA 1210Domestic and Commercial Refrigeration4
HVA 1220Commercial Refrigeration II3
HVA 1310Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Design I4
HVA 1430Residential and Commercial Control Systems4
HVA 1522Refrigeration Code2
HVA 1610Heating Technology I4
HVA 1630Heating Technology II4
HVA 1650Troubleshooting Air Conditioning2
HVA 1700Heating Regulations2
HVA 2400Energy Management4
Complete one of the following 3 courses:
Sheet Metal Layout and Fabrication3
OR
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Design II4
OR
Advanced Controls4
Required Supportive Courses
MAT 10501Preparation for Algebra 4
or APM 8110 Geometry Algebra3
APP 21702Applied Technology 4
Complete one of the following ENG courses:
Business Communications 3
or
Writing and Reading for Problem Solving 3
Recommended Elective
IND 1404Cooperative Internship4
Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses54-56
Communication / English (3-credits)0-3
Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)3
Mathematics / Science (3-credits)3
Physical Education (1-credit)1
Social Science (3-credits)3
Written Communication (3-credits)0-3
POL 1510American Government3
Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree0
Total Credit Hours70-72
1

Or higher level MAT course.

2

Prospective transfer students should substitute PHY 1610.

3

Prospective transfer students should substitute ENG 1510.

4

Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.