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BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEMS (CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT/ ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES)

Course # Course Title Units
First Semester
E/ET 202 Fundamentals of Electricity for ECT 2
ECT 1 Physics for Building Science 4
or
PHYS 99 Physics for Building Science 4
ECT 37 Introduction to PC Hardware and Software for Building Technicians 3
or
E/ ET 37 Introduction to PC Hardware and Software of Building Technicians 3
ECT 214 Technical Mathematics for ECT 3
Second Semester
E/ET 221 Motors and Drives 2
ECT 11 Mechanical and Electrical Devices 2
ECT 21 Introduction to Direct Digital Controls 2
ECT 22 Commercial HVAC Systems 2
ECT 24 Commercial HVAC Systems Troubleshooting 2
ECT 31 Introduction to DDC Hardware for Building Automation Systems 3
E/ET 31 Introduction to DDC Hardware for Building Automation Systems 3
Third Semester
ECT 12 Blueprint Reading and Interpretation for ECT 1.5
ECT 25 Introduction to Building Commissioning 2
ECT 27 Advanced Direct Digital Controls 2
ECT 32 Control Systems Design 2
ECT 33 Control Systems Networking for Building Automation 3
or
E/ET 33 Control Systems Networking for Building Automation 3
ECT 212 Testing, Adjusting and Balancing HVAC 2
Fourth Semester
ECT 26 Advanced Building Commissioning 3
ECT 29 Data Analysis for Performance Monitoring 2
ECT 34 Control Routines for Energy Efficiency 2
ECT 35 Control Systems Integration 2
ECT 36 Energy Issues, Policies, and Codes 1.5
Total Required Units: 48

 

BUILDING PERFORMANCE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY (CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT)

Course # Course Title Units
First Semester
ARC 112 Building Systems Principles for Sustainable Residential Adaptation 2

CARP 205

2

CARP 233

1.5

CARP 240A

2

ECT 1

2
or

PHYS 99

 2
ECT 28 Energy Management and Efficiency For Buildings  2

ECT 38

2
Second Semester
CARP 206 High Performance Building 3.5
CARP 232 Residential Plumbing for Carpenters 1.5

E/ET 227

2

ECT 16

2

ECT 17

1

ECT 18

1

ECT 39

2

ECT 213

1
Total Required Units: 29.5

 

COMMERCIAL HVAC SYSTEMS (CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT/ ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES)

Course # Course Title Units
First Semester
E/ET 202 Fundamentals of Electricity for ECT 2
ECT 11 Mechanical and Electrical Devices 2
ECT 12 Blueprint Reading and Interpretation for ECT 1.5
ECT 13 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 4
ECT 211 Mechanical and Electrical Codes 1.5
ECT 214 Technical Mathematics for ECT 3
WELD 215 Welding for ECT Technicians 1.5
E/ET 221 Motors and Drives 2
Second Semester
ECT 14 Advanced Refrigeration 2
ECT 15 Refrigeration Equipment Troubleshooting 2
ECT 16 Fundamentals of Heating and Air Conditioning 2
ECT 17 Heating and Air Conditioning Trouble-
shooting
1
ECT 18 HVAC Installation Practices 1
ECT 28 Energy Management and Efficiency in Building Systems 2
Third Semester
E/ET 11 Commercial Electricity for HVAC Applications 2
ECT 19 Psychrometrics and Load Calculations 2
ECT 21 Introduction to Direct Digital Controls 2
ECT 22 Commercial HVAC Systems 2
ECT 24 Commercial HVAC Systems Troubleshooting 2
ECT 25 Introduction to Building Commissioning 2
ECT 212 Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing HVAC Systems 2
Fourth Semester
ECT 23 HVAC Systems Design 2
ECT 26 Advanced Building Commissioning 3
ECT 27 Advanced Direct Digital Controls 2
ECT 29 Data Analysis for Performance Monitoring 2
ECT 30 Introduction to Control Systems Networking 1
ECT 213 Indoor Air Quality and Building Envelope 1
 Total Required Units: 52.5

 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY SALES AND AUDITING (CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT)

Course # Course Title Units

CARP 204

3

E/ET 227

2

ECT 28

2

ECT 38

2

ECT 39

2

ECT 203

2.5
Total Required Units: 13.5

 

REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY (CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY)

Course # Course Title Units

E/ET 202

2

ECT 11

2

ECT 13

4

ECT 14

2

ECT 15

2

ECT 211

1.5

ECT 214

 3
 Total Required Units: 16.5

 

RESIDENTIAL AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL HVAC AND REFRIGERATION (CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT/ ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCES)

Course # Course Title Units
First Semester
E/ET 202 Fundamentals of Electricity for ECT 2.
ECT 11 Mechanical and Electrical Devices 2
ECT 12 Blueprint Reading and Interpretation for ECT 1.5
ECT 13 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 4
ECT 211 Mechanical and Electrical Codes 1.5
ECT 214 Technical Mathematics for ECT 3
WELD 215 Welding for ECT Technicians 1
Second Semester
E/ET 221 Motors and Drives 2
ECT 14 Advanced Refrigeration 2
ECT 15 Refrigeration Equipment Troubleshooting 2
ECT 16 Fundamentals of Heating and Air Conditioning 2
ECT 17 Heating and Air Conditioning Trouble-
shooting
1
ECT 18 HVAC Installation Practices 1
ECT 28 Energy Management and Efficiency in Building Systems 2
Total Required Units 27

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