Applied Technology

Building Maintenance Technology
Associate of Applied Science (Two year program)

The Building Maintenance Curriculum is designed for the student who wants a diversified knowledge in the technical skills.

The student will acquire an understanding of the theory and skills necessary to manage and provide technical support for all phases of maintenance - electrical construction, plumbing, heating, controls for heating, blueprint reading and estimating, electrical power systems, and air conditioning. The curriculum will qualify a student for entry-level positions in a variety of technical occupations including building and industrial maintenance. It will also prepare the student for self-employment.

This program provides the student the opportunity to:

  • learn technologies repairing and replacing H.V.A.C. systems.
  • to acquire troubleshooting skills with electrical, mechanical, plumbing and H.V.A.C. equipment.

The graduate of this program is able to:

  • explain different electrical components used in H.V.A.C. equipment.
  • describe how to repair various types of H.V.A.C. equipment.
  • troubleshoot modern H.V.A.C. equipment.
  • properly set up a hydronic heating system.

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Required Courses / Recommended Sequence
CEL-101 - D.C. and A.C. Fundamentals, 4 credits
CEL-103 - Basic Construction Wiring, 3 credits
FYE-101 - First Year Experience, 1 credits
MAT-103 - Applied Mathematics for Industry, 3 credits
PLH-112 - Basic Plumbing Systems, 4 credits
PLH-128 - Plumbing and Heating Code, 3 credits
or ARC-114 - Building Materials & Construction Processes, 3 credits
CEL-121 - Electric Motor Control I, 4 credits
ENG-101 - English Composition, 3 credits
Elective - Health and Physical Ed Electives, 1 credits
PHY-103 - Physics for the Trade Industry, 3 credits
PLH-114 - Advanced Plumbing Systems and Design, 4 credits
SPE-125 - Fundamentals of Speech, 3 credits
CEL-130 - Power Systems, 3 credits
PLH-108 - Blueprint Reading and Estimating, 3 credits
PLH-118 - Basic Heating Technology, 4 credits
PLH-120 - Heating Systems Design and Installations, 4 credits
Elective - Social Science Elective, 3 credits
ENG-261 - Technical Communications, 3 credits
HAC-101 - Basic Heating & Cooling Technology, 4 credits
PLH-105 - Controls for Heating Systems, 4 credits
or HAC-106 - Controls for HVAC, 4 credits
PLH-222 - Advanced Heating Technology, 4 credits
PLH-224 - Mechanical (Heating) Code, 3 credits

Total Credits for Degree: 71

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