2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook

Air Conditioning Technology: Building Automation, AAS


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CODE: ACTBA-AAS     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 60     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: Eligible


DESCRIPTION

This program prepares students to install, service, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot building automation systems in commercial buildings, controlling Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems, energy management systems, as well as lighting and security systems. Students who complete this program can significantly impact building energy consumption. Graduates can seek employment as building automation technicians and control systems technicians with manufacturers, vendors, service companies, and large facilities, such as government and educational facilities, hospitals, and office buildings.


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Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Select, set up and test Direct Digital Controls (DDC) hardware and software.
  2. Practice control systems programming and energy efficient control system design strategies.
  3. Assess control systems networking and control systems integration strategies in commercial buildings.
  4. Apply various troubleshooting techniques to building automation control systems.
  5. Explain energy saving opportunities in buildings, including control systems documentation, energy efficient control routines, data analysis, performance monitoring, and energy efficient policies and codes compliance.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 22


 

Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Recommended: MATH 104B

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course must be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)


Recommended: GEOG 106

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