Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog

HVAC Area of Concentration, Building Trades Technology AAS: 308C


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(R): 308C  

This program is intended to prepare students for careers in the building and construction trades. The General Education courses, in conjunction with specialized courses, provide a broad foundation and sharpen students’ skills in preparation for entry into or advancement in today’s workplace. This curriculum, following the HVAC area of concentration, provides training, skills, and knowledge that prepares students for employment as HVAC technicians or provides current building and construction professionals with essential HVAC technician skills. In order to receive the AAS, HVAC area of concentration students must pass the E.P.A. 608 Certification Exam and at least one Industry Competency Exam (ICE).

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education course requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


Students should complete the required English and Math foundation courses within the first 24 credit hours. All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

† Select from ARCH 103 , ARCH 183 , BLDG 140 , BLDG 150 BLDG 160 , BLDG 182 , BLDG 184 , BLDG 200  (1-3 credits,) BLDG 230 BLDG 250 , BLDG 252 , BLDG 256 BSAD 101 , CMGT 100 , CMGT 135 , CMGT 280 , or SPAN 101 .

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


General Education Elective


Area of Concentration Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

† Select from ARCH 103 , ARCH 183 , BLDG 140 , BLDG 150 BLDG 160 , BLDG 182 , BLDG 184 , BLDG 200  (1-3 credits,) BLDG 230 BLDG 250 , BLDG 252 , BLDG 256 BSAD 101 , CMGT 100 , CMGT 135 CMGT 280 , or SPAN 101 .

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Define and explain the basic principles and techniques of residential construction.
  • Apply relevant construction skills in a particular trade area.

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