Building Automation (AS Degree S0308)
Technology and Health Division
This program is designed to prepare students 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 a counselor to discuss transferability of courses.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|AIRC 20||Refrigeration Fundamentals||4|
|AIRC 25||Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||5|
|AIRC 31||Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||4|
|AIRC 34||Commercial Systems||4|
|AIRC 61||Building Automation Fundamentals||4|
|AIRC 65||Building Automation Networks and Programming||4|
|AIRC 67||Energy Management||4|
|CNET 56||Computer Networks||4|
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.
Guided Pathways of Study
When students can identify a career goal early on in their educational journey, they are more likely to complete on time and succeed. Consistent guidance and a clear outline of the required courses help support students decisions in choosing the right program for them. Explore below to find the programs that most interest you.
|Fall Term 1||Units|
|AIRC 20||Refrigeration Fundamentals 4||4|
|AIRC 25||Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 5||5|
|ENGL 1A||Freshman Composition 4||4|
|Winter Term 1|
|SPCH 1A||Public Speaking 4||4|
|Spring Term 1|
|AIRC 31||Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 4||4|
|AIRC 61||Building Automation Fundamentals 4||4|
|AA/S MATH||Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5||5|
|AA/S KINES||Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course .5||3|
|Summer Term 1|
|Fall Term 2|
|AIRC 34||Commercial Systems 4||4|
|AIRC 65||Building Automation Networks and Programming 4||4|
|Winter Term 2|
|AIRC 67||Energy Management 4||4|
|Spring Term 2|
|CNET 56||Computer Networks 4||4|
|Building Automation, AS S0308 8|
|Certificate: Building Automation, T0309 9|
|Submit petitions to Admissions Records Submit petitions to Admissions Records|
|KIN 3-CPR recommended part of OSHA certification 3|
|Summer Term 2|