Building Automation, AS

Technology and Health Division
Degree S0308

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.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

AIRC 20Refrigeration Fundamentals 4
AIRC 25Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 5
AIRC 31Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 4
AIRC 34Advanced Mechanical Refrigeration 4
AIRC 61Building Automation Fundamentals 2.5
AIRC 65Building Automation Networks and Programming 3
AIRC 67Energy Management 4
ELEC 11Technical Applications in Microcomputers 3
CISW 41XML Secure Programming 3
CNET 56Computer Networks 4
Total Units36.5

Building Automation Website 

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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