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Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Energy Systems Technology - HVACR  

This schedule lists all courses required for completion of the Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Energy Systems Technology - HVACR, but the actual order and specific coursework may vary depending on student placement, start date, and quarter. Please check with your advisor prior to any substitutions.

The required related instruction is noted in bold print. The letter in parenthesis indicates which category of related instruction is represented by the given course as follows:

(W) -Written Communications (O) - Oral Communications
(R) - Human Relations (M) - Computation/Mathematics
(J) - Job Seekings Skills (L) - Leadership

 

Year One
 
Fall Quarter
EST 100, Refrigeration Basics I
4
EST 131, Principles of Electricity Theory
5
OCSUP 107, Quantitative Problem Solving for the Trades II (M)
5
WRITE 100, Written Communication in the Workplace* (W)
3
Total Credits
17
 
Winter Quarter
EST 101, Refrigeration Basics II
4
EST 110, Refrigeration Components
5
EST 132, Principles of Electricity AC Application
5
EST 144, Industrial Safety in the Workplace
3
IFA 022, AHA Heartsaver First Aid
.4
EST 109, Orientation to the Energy Industry (J)
3
Total Credits
20.4
 
Spring Quarter
EST 120, Air Conditioning Systems
4
EST 133, Introduction to Controls
5
EST 150, Electric Motors and Motor Maintenance
5
EST 192, Cooperative Seminar **(R)
2
Total Credits
16
 
Summer Quarter
EST 191, Cooperative Work Experience
10
EST 292, Cooperative Seminar II*** (L)
2
Total Credits
12
 
Total Year One Credits
65.4
 
Year Two
Fall Quarter
ENT 112, Blueprint Reading
2
EST 200, Ductwork Design and Fabrication
4
EST 220, Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
3
EST 240, Intro to Basic Electronics
5
EST 263, Electric Heat, Heat Pumps, and Solar Heat
4
Total Credits
18
 
Winter Quarter
EST 250, Introduction to PLC and DDC Control
5
EST 260, Introduction to the National Electrical Code
2
EST 264, Fossil Fuel Heating and Boiler Systems
4
EST 265, Commercial Refrigeration I
4
WTM 221, Pump Applications
3
Total Credits
18
 
Spring Quarter
EST 165, Rigging, Equipment Operation & Material Handling
5
EST 225, Commercial Air Conditioning Systems
4
EST 266, Commercial Refrigeration II
4
OCSUP 102, Oral Communication in the Workplace (O)
3
Total Credits
16
 
Total Year Two Credits
52
   
Total Credits
117.4
   
* - Written Communications (W) alternative: ENGL 087 or higher

** - Human Relations (R) alternative: OCSUP 101, PSYC 100, or any 192 series.

*** - Leadership (L) alternative: Any 292 series

(J) - AGPR 100, EST 109, OCSUP 103
(O) - CMST& 220, OCSUP 102
(R) - EST 192
(L) - EST 292
(M) - MATH 201, MATH& 141, OCSUP 107
(W) - WRITE 100

Transferability:
The AAAS Degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Often only selected credits are considered transferable to public or private baccalaureate institutions.

CIP:47.0201
EPC: 703