Associate of Applied Science Degree: 96 credits
Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer Quarter
This program prepares students for entry level positions to regulate and maintain equipment such as boilers, chillers, heat pumps, generators, and turbines used in large buildings to supply heat, air conditioning, ventilation or power. This training program also prepares students to pass boiler operator licensing and refrigeration licensing tests.
To earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree, the student must complete all requirements for the certificate program plus 15 credits of General Education. The General Education requirements are listed below. Transfer credit from other institutions will be considered upon validation of transcript and course work.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Apply mathematical principles to problems commonly faced by stationary engineers.
- Communicate effectively in writing and verbally with co-workers, supervisors, and tenants.
- Exhibit the interpersonal and human relations skills necessary to fulfill the expectations of the employer.
- Gather and use information from a variety of architectural and mechanical prints, technical manuals, codes, and manufactures specifications.
- Maintain the integrity of building, fire and life safety systems.
- Operate, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot building, boiler, refrigeration and electrical control systems by properly using tools and technology.