Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(61 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required HVAC courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 61 credits (61 of credits listed for degree). Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires a course from Area I; students must select three courses from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Composition I 34
Area II: Mathematics
Course Options for Area III
Introduction Astro (lec+lab) (Recommended)4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory (Recommended)
4
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory (Recommended)
4
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors) (Recommended)4
Physical Geography (Recommended)4
Survey of Physics with Lab (Recommended)4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab (Recommended)
4
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Course Options for Area IV
Introduction to Anthropology (Recommended)3
Human Ancestors (Recommended)3
World Archaeology (Recommended)3
Survey of Economics (Recommended)3
Macroeconomic Principles (Recommended)3
Microeconomics Principles (Recommended)3
World Regional Geography (Recommended)3
Introduction to Political Science (Recommended)3
American National Government (Recommended)3
Issues in American Politics (Recommended)3
Introduction to Psychology (Recommended)3
Introduction to Sociology (Recommended)3
Contemporary Social Problems (Recommended)3
Area V: Humanities
Course Options for Area V
United States History I (Recommended)3
United States History II (Recommended)3
Western Civilization I (Recommended)3
Western Civilization II (Recommended)3
Introduction to Philosophy (Recommended)3
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking (Recommended)3
Introduction to Ethics (Recommended)3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Course Options for Area VI
Orientation in Art (Recommended)3
Visual Concepts (Recommended)3
Music Appreciation: Jazz (Recommended)3
Music Appreciation: Western Music (Recommended)3
General Education Elective
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
Core Requirements
Related Requirements
OETS 118Mathematics for Technicians3
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
HVAC 100EPA Clean Air Act: Section 608 41
HVAC 101Fundamentals of Refrigeration4
HVAC 102Fundamentals of Electricity4
HVAC 103Electrical and Mechanical Controls I4
HVAC 113Job Shadowing1
HVAC 205Commercial Refrigeration Systems4
HVAC 207Residential Air Conditioning Systems4
HVAC 209Residential Heating Systems4
HVAC 210Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Systems4
HVAC 211Heat Pump Systems4
HVAC 213Practicum3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 61
Select 4 credits from the following:4
General Construction Safety3
Professional Development and Leadership1
Introduction to Sheet Metal Fabrication4
New Mexico Mechanical Codes: HVAC1-4
Welding Fundamentals3
and/or other approved elective(s)
Total Credits61

(61 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all HVAC courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 61 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
HVAC 100 EPA Clean Air Act: Section 608 1
HVAC 101 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 4
HVAC 102 Fundamentals of Electricity 4
HVAC 113 Job Shadowing 1
 Credits14
Semester 2
HVAC 207 Residential Air Conditioning Systems 4
HVAC 210 Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Systems 4
HVAC 211 Heat Pump Systems 4
Elective 2
 Credits14
Semester 3
NM General Education - Choose one course from different NM General Education Areas III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 3 courses (10 credits) from different areas are required. Approved courses include: 3
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (4 credits)  
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)  
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
 
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
 
Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)  
Physical Geography  
Survey of Physics with Lab  
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)  
Introduction to Anthropology  
Human Ancestors  
World Archaeology  
Survey of Economics  
Macroeconomic Principles  
Microeconomics Principles  
World Regional Geography  
Introduction to Political Science  
American National Government  
Issues in American Politics  
Introduction to Psychology  
Introduction to Sociology  
Contemporary Social Problems  
Area V: Humanities (3 credits)  
United States History I  
United States History II  
Western Civilization I  
Western Civilization II  
Introduction to Philosophy  
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking  
Introduction to Ethics  
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts (3 credits)  
Orientation in Art  
Visual Concepts  
Music Appreciation: Jazz  
Music Appreciation: Western Music  
HVAC 103 Electrical and Mechanical Controls I 4
HVAC 205 Commercial Refrigeration Systems 4
HVAC 209 Residential Heating Systems 4
 Credits15
Semester 4
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication  
NM General Education - NM General Education - Choose two courses from different NM General Education Areas III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 2 coureses (10 credits) from different areas are required. A list of approved courses can be found in Semester 3. 7
HVAC 213 Practicum 3
OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians 3
Elective 2
 Credits18
 Total Credits61