2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 147

B-147 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
Heating,Ventilation,AirConditioning/Refrigeration(HVAC/R)
CONSTRUCTIONTECHNOLOGIES–CERTIFICATEOFACHIEVEMENT
TheHVAC/R certificateof achievement prepares
individuals for entry-level positions in theheating,
ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration
industries.The training focuses onmaintenance,
troubleshooting and repair ofmodern equipment used
in residential, commercial and industrial buildings
throughoutNorthernNevada. Emphasizinghands-
on training, theprogramprepares studentswith the
knowledge and skills required for industry-standard
certifications and sought by employers.
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Demonstratea comprehensiveunderstandingofHVAC/Rprinciples
andapplications and the skills towork safelyand efficiently in the
HVAC industry.
• Design residential and commercialHVAC/R systems.
• Gain theknowledge and skills to troubleshoot and repair
residential and commercialHVAC/R systems.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
COMMUNICATIONS.........................................3CREDITS
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
Recommended: CE201
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
(HumanRelationsandMathematics skillsmaybeembedded inother
required courses for a certificate rather than requiredas specific
general education courses.)
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS...............9CREDITS
EMPHASISREQUIREMENTS
AC102 RefrigerationTheory......................................................3
AC107 Electrical andControls forHVAC.....................................6
AC150 BasicRefrigerationServicing.........................................6
OSH222 General IndustrySafety.................................................1
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..16CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Choose six credits from the following:
AC106 Residential GasHeating.................................................6
AC111 HeatPumps...................................................................3
AC121 SheetMetal I..................................................................3
AC200 Commercial Refrigeration I............................................6
AC210 BoilerOperationandMaintenance. ...............................3
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS.......6CREDITS
TOTALCERTIFICATE
REQUIREMENTS..................................31CREDITS
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
RecommendedProgramPrerequisites:
ENG090or 097or qualifyingACCUPLACER score
MATH093or qualifyingACCUPLACER score
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Emphasis
AC102
RefrigerationTheory
3
Emphasis
AC107
ElectricalandControlsforHVAC
6
Communications
ENG107 Technical Communications I
3
Mathematics
MATH108 MathforTechnicians
3
Emphasis
OSH222
General IndustrySafety
1
Total 16
2ndSemester
Electives
Choosefrom list
6
Emphasis
AC150
BasicRefrigerationServicing
6
HumanRelations
CE201
WorkplaceReadiness
3
Total 15
CertificateTotal 31
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