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Sustainable Technologies in HVACR (APSTH)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Program is also available online.

This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.


The Sustainable Technologies in HVACR program is designed for journeyman level HVACR technicians who are ready to complete their associate's degree. This program covers advanced electrical and Direct Digital Controls and covers current and emerging green technologies. The program also focuses on the customer experience, including managing customer relationships and written communications. This program prepares students to take the Green Energy Awareness certification test sponsored by the Green Mechanical Council.

Complete an apprenticeship program concentration in HVAC. Upon completion of this, students should apply for non-traditional credit evaluation of their apprenticeship experiences to meet the apprentice program concentration requirement (26 credits).

HVAC Specialty (HVTC)
UAE 140 Introduction to HVACR Service Technician Practices
UAE 142 Soldering and Brazing
UAE 144 Refrigeration
UAE 146 Air Conditioning
UAE 148 Electrical Controls
UAE 150 DC Electronics
UAE 152 Advanced Electrical Controls and Pneumatic Controls
UAE 154 Advanced Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
UAE 156 Air and Water Balancing and Motor Alignment
UAE 158 Advanced HVACR Practices


Davenport University, Bachelor degree;
Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

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/.

Continuing Eligibility

Students must maintain a minimum grade of "C."

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
United Association Dept
Brittany Tripp
Anthony Esposito


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
UA Apprenticeship Credits * 32
Total 32
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
BMG 205 Creating the Customer Experience 3
MTH 169 Intermediate Algebra 4
UAE 210 Advanced Electronics and DDC Systems 3
UAE 220 Environmental Technology in HVACR 3
Total 13
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
ENG 100 Introduction to Technical and Workplace Writing 4
Elective(s) Computer and Information Literacy 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Elective(s) Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Total 13
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Total 3
Total Credits Required


*SCI 102 is included in the apprenticeship credits and fulfills the natural science requirement.

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