NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree WO  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for jobs in the refrigeration and air conditioning field. The occupational objectives include service, maintenance, repair, and installation of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.

Transfer Information: NVCC has a formal articulation agreement for transfer to the B.S. in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration at Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI).

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AIR111Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
   Controls I3
   AIR121Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I4
   ENG111 College Composition I3
   MTH103Applied Tech. Math I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   AIR122Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II 4
   AIR134Circuits & Controls 3
   AIR154Heating Systems I 4
   AIR257Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces 4

Total Credits/Semester1816

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AIR205Hydronics & Zoning4
   AIR213Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
   Controls III4
   AIR251Air Cond. Systems I4
___Social Science Elective3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   AIR207Heat Loads and Psychrometrics 4
   AIR235Heat Pumps 4
   AIR238Advanced Troubleshooting & Service 4
   AIR252Air Cond. Systems II 4

Total Credits/Semester1816

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration = 68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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