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

(61 credits)

NOTE: Students must receive a final grade of C- or better in all required HVAC courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition.

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.

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 Areas I; students must select three courses from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition 34
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Course Options for Area III
Introduction to Astronomy (Recommended)4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory (Recommended)
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory (Recommended)
Principles and Applications of Chemistry (Recommended)4
Geography of the Natural Environment (Recommended)4
The Great Ideas of Physics (Recommended)4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Recommended)
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Course Options for Area IV
Human Ancestors (Recommended)3
Introduction to Anthropology (Recommended)3
World Archaeology (Recommended)3
Introduction to Economics (Recommended)3
Principles of Macroeconomics (Recommended)3
Principles of Microeconomics (Recommended)3
World Regional Geography (Recommended)3
American National Government (Recommended)3
Introduction to Political Science (Recommended)3
American Political Issues (Recommended)3
Introduction to Psychology (Recommended)3
Introductory Sociology (Recommended)3
Contemporary Social Problems (Recommended)3
Area V: Humanities
Course Options for Area V
Roots of Modern Europe (Recommended)3
Modern Europe (Recommended)3
Introduction to Early American History (Recommended)3
Introduction to Recent American History (Recommended)3
The Art of Wondering (Recommended)3
Informal Logic (Recommended)3
Ethics (Recommended)3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Course Options for Area VI
Orientation in Art (Recommended)3
Visual Concepts (Recommended)3
An Introduction to Music (Recommended)3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures (Recommended)3
General Education Elective
COMM 265GPrinciples of Human 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