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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Certificate WO


The certificate program is intended to prepare students for jobs in the air conditioning and refrigeration field. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is enabled to take full-time employment. The occupational objectives include service, maintenance, repair, and installation of air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AIR 111 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls I 3
AIR 121 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I 4
AIR 154 Heating Systems I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   15
2nd Semester
AIR 122 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II 4
AIR 134 Circuits & Controls 3
AIR 213 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls III 4
PHY 101 Intro to Physics or 3
  MTH  151  Math for the Liberal Arts or higher  
2___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   17
Total credits for the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate =32

1Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.