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AS Degree - Major in Fluid Power & Automation Technology


Applied Science & Technology Division

Upon successful completion of the Fluid Power and Automation Technology A.S. Degree, the student demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training for employment in the following fluid power industry positions: fluid power mechanic, fluid power technician, salesperson in fluid power industry; ability to apply his/her knowledge of physics and mathematics in solving applied fluid power problems; plan and install complex fluid power systems; maintain, troubleshoot, and repair control systems using proper tools and procedures; and select, compile, and use technical information from reference materials; and preparation to take the Fluid Power Society certification exams for fluid power mechanics, technicians, and specialists; preparation to transfer to a four-year Bachelor's Degree program. This program is accredited by the Fluid Power Education Foundation (FPEF) as one of their nationally recognized "Key Schools" supporting the fluid power industry.

Total Units Required 60-60.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
INDUS 31 Industrial Hydraulics 4
E TECH 13 Engineering Drafting Skills 3
CS 11* Computer Science Fundamentals 3
ENG 1A* Written Communications 3
MATH 82** Intermediate Algebra 4

Second Semester
INDUS 37 Industrial Pneumatics 4

ELECT 11 AC & DC Network Analysis 4.5
OR
ELEC 30 Fundamentals of Electricity 5

PHYSC 10 Introduction to Physics 4
COM ST 1A* Fundamentals of Speech 3

Third Semester
INDUS 35 Mobile Hydraulics 4
ELECT 13A Integrated Circuits 4.5
ART 4* Exploring Art 3
POLSC 1* American Government 3

Fourth Semester
INDUS 41 Instrumentation and Process Control 3
ELECT 16 Introduction to Microprocessors 3
MECH 15 Machine Tool Process 4
ECON 1A* Principles of Economics (Macro) 3


* Recommended General Education Electives

**Recommended General Education Mathematics Elective or another mathematics course from MATH 87, 31 or 36

AS Degree - Major in Heating & Air Conditioning - Refrigeration
Applied Science & Technology Division

Upon successful completion of the Heating and Air Conditioning A.S. Degree, the student demonstrates the skills, knowledge, and training to service and repair heating and air conditioning equipment; ability to mechanically and electrically troubleshoot problems typically encountered in the industry; and completion of EPA refrigerant recovery exam for their certification.

Total Units Required: 64-72
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
MECH 30A Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 3
MECH 31A Basic Air Conditioning: Components & Circuits 6
ELEC 30 Fundamentals of Electricity 5
GE CHOICE * Learning Skills- Group B Course 3-5

Second Semester
MECH 30B Intermediate Refrigeration 3
MECH 31B Basic Air Conditioning: Troubleshooting 6
MECH 32A Air Conditioning Control Circuit Analysis 3
GE CHOICE * Natural Sciences Course 3-5
GE CHOICE * Learning Skills- Group A Course 3-6

Third Semester
MECH 31C Heat Pumps & Air Conditioning Systems 6
MECH 32B Refrigeration Control Circuit Analysis 3
GE CHOICE * Learning Skills- Group C Course 3
GE CHOICE * Social Science- Group A Course 3

Fourth Semester
MECH 60 Metal Trade Layout and Forming 5
GE CHOICE * Humanities Course 3-5
GE CHOICE * Contemporary Perspective Course 3
GE CHOICE * Social Science - Group B Course 3

*ELECTIVES
Courses must be selected from the appropriate area of the
General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.




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