NVCC 1998-1999 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

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

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