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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Studies, Specialization in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology (718-02), Associate of Applied Science Degree

Purpose: This degree serves the needs of business and industry for advanced studies in air conditioning and refrigeration. The program provides training for estimators, managers, superintendents, and advanced technicians who want to develop a broad base of background for career advancement.

Articulation Agreement: Students who are interested in transferring to Old Dominion University to continue the AS Technical Studies-HVAC/R to BS Occupational Technical Studies-Training Specialist   plan should meet with Academic Advising early to determine and discuss requirements. 

For more information, contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-2898 or

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

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Semester Total Credits 16

Spring I

  • MTH - Mathematics (3 credits) 1
  • Wellness Course (1 credit)4
  • Social Science (3 credits) 2
  • (3 credits)
  • Approved Elective (3 credits) 3
  • Approved Elective (3 credits) 3

Semester Total Credits 16

Semester Total Credits 18

Spring II

Semester Total Credits 17

Total Minimum Credits 67

1Mathematics courses should be selected from MTH 103 , MTH 120 , or MTH 163 .
2Students who plan to transfer should complete ECO 201 .
3Electives must be selected from ITE 100, ITE 119 , ITE 120 , ITN 100, ELE 150 , ELE 239 , AIR 241 , BUS 100 , BUS 111 , BUS 117  and BUS 165 

4Recommended courses to meet requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .

Program Information (SET)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email