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    Apr 17, 2024  
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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), A.A.S.


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(Code 1426)

This program provides the background, skills, knowledge, understanding and techniques needed for students to work as HVAC technicians. Students gain knowledge of various environmental conditions and how they impact human comfort level. In addition, students will have the skills necessary to install and service HVAC systems. Students should develop sufficient skills and knowledge for North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Certification.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 47.0201], graduates should be able to:

  • demonstrate installation, programming, and troubleshooting skills for HVAC controls.
  • understand air quality and comfort levels of HVAC systems.
  • demonstrate installation skills for HVAC systems.
  • demonstrate service and troubleshooting skills for HVAC systems.

Please Note:


Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Laboratory Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies, choose one:

Mathematics


The following courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications (MATH190 is also a Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course), choose one:

Social Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Local, National, and Global Citizenship, one required:

Program Requirements


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