NVCC 1997-1998 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.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AIR101Principles of Refrigeration I4
   AIR111Air Cond. & Ref. Controls3
   ENG111College Composition I3
   MTH103Applied Tech. Math I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   AIR102Principles of Refrigeration II 4
   AIR134Circuits & Controls 3
   AIR155Heating Systems 4
   AIR257Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces 4

Total Credits/Semester1816

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   AIR205Hydronics & Zoning4
   AIR211Air Conditioning Controls4
   AIR251Air Cond. Systems I4
___Social Science Elective3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   AIR207Heat Loads and Psychrometrics 4
   AIR238Advanced Troubleshooting & Service 4
   AIR245Electric Heat & Heat Pumps 4
   AIR252Air Cond. Systems II 4

Total Credits/Semester1816

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

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course. 2 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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