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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (APHVCR)

Associate in Applied Science Degree


This program is a capstone to the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Commercial Trade Advanced Certificate. It provides a rigorous heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) background with solid preparation for entry-level management positions or transfer to four-year programs offering bachelor degrees in HVACR, technology management, and other technically oriented fields. This program also provides opportunities to obtain advanced certifications which are recognized throughout the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning industry.


Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges/.

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Robert Carter
Julie N. (Niki) Lee


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Math 3 - 4
HVA 101 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning I 4
HVA 102 HVAC Sheet Metal Fabrication 4
HVA 103 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning II 4
Total 15 - 16
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
HVA 105 Residential and Light Commercial Heating Systems 4
HVA 107 Residential and Light Commercial Air Conditioning Systems 4
HVA 202 Air System Layout and Design 3
WAF 104 Soldering and Brazing 2
Total 13
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Computer and Information Literacy 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
HVA 108 Residential HVAC Competency Exams and Codes 3
Total 9
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3 - 4
HVA 201 Energy Audits 4
HVA 203 Refrigeration Systems 3
HVA 205 Hydronic Systems 4
Total 14 - 15
Fifth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Writing 3 - 4
Elective(s) Speech 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
HVA 207 Commercial Industry Standards with Competency Exams 3
Total 12 - 13
Total Credits Required
63 - 66

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