Building Automation

Technology and Health Division
Certificate T0309

This program is designed to prepare the student for a career in the fields of Building Automation, Energy Management, and Green Building Technologies. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with an advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

Required Courses

AIRC 20Refrigeration Fundamentals4
AIRC 25Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration5
AIRC 31Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration4
AIRC 34Advanced Mechanical Refrigeration4
AIRC 61Building Automation Fundamentals2.5
AIRC 65Building Automation Networks and Programming3
AIRC 67Energy Management4
ELEC 11Technical Applications in Microcomputers3
CISW 41XML Secure Programming3
CNET 56Computer Networks4
Total Units36.5

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the startup and operational sequence of a chiller plant.
  • Understand the purpose and function of chiller plant economizers.
  • Demonstrate the use and application of controlled devices.
  • Develop programming strategies for a chiller plant.
  • Evaluate the energy usage of a multi-story commercial building.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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