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The Facility Maintenance Mechanic degree is designed for the individual seeking a career in Facility Maintenance. The degree prepares students for commercial and industrial facility maintenance employment. There are emphases in both commercial and industrial HVACR to allow students to create their own career pathways. This degree requires a minimum of 64 credits in program requirements, electives and general education in the courses listed below.

For more information about Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, please visit the program page.

Degree Requirements

Field of Study Code: HVACR.AAS.MAINT

Program Requirements
HVACR 1100Refrigeration Principles3
HVACR 1105Introduction to Safety, Materials and Equipment3
HVACR 1108Refrigerant Certification1
HVACR 1110Introduction to Electricity and Hvacr Controls3
HVACR 1181Heating Principles3
HVACR 2110Facility Electrical Systems3
HVACR 2186Hydronic Heating3
HVACR 2187Central Heating Plants3
HVACR 2202Commercial Air Conditioning3
HVACR 2236Central Cooling Plants3
HVACR 2242Mechanical Systems3
Program Electives
Select at least 15 credits from HVACR courses or the other courses as specified under the Emphasis Courses options 1, 215
General Education
Select 18 to 22 credits 218-22
Total Credits64-68

Students may also choose to focus elective coursework by focusing on Commercial or Industrial Maintenance by taking emphasis courses. Students may also choose general electives in any HVACR courses.


In addition to the courses listed above.

Emphases Courses

Commercial Facility Maintenance

HVACR 2210Commercial Refrigeration5
HVACR 2230HVACR Control Systems3
HVACR 2231Building Automation Control Devices3
HVACR 2250System Balancing3

Industrial Maintenance

HVACR 2241Industrial Air Conditioning Design3
ELMEC 1190Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers3
MANUF 1151Machine Shop I3
WELD 1100Welding I3

General Education Requirements

For general education requirements for the A.A.S. degree, please visit the A.A.S. degree catalog page.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
HVACR 1100 Refrigeration Principles 3
HVACR 1105 Introduction to Safety, Materials and Equipment 3
HVACR 1110 Introduction to Electricity and Hvacr Controls 3
HVACR 1181 Heating Principles 3
Gen Ed 3-5
Second Semester
HVACR 1108 Refrigerant Certification 1
HVACR 2110 Facility Electrical Systems 3
HVACR 2186 Hydronic Heating 3
HVACR 2202 Commercial Air Conditioning 3
Gen Ed 3-5
Summer Semester
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
Gen Ed 3-5
Third Semester
HVACR 2187 Central Heating Plants 3
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
Gen Ed 3-5
Fourth Semester
HVACR 2236 Central Cooling Plants 3
HVACR 2242 Mechanical Systems 3
ElectiveProgram Elective 3
Gen Ed 3-5
Gen Ed 3-5
 Total Credits64-76

Program Milestones

First Semester

  • Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club.

Second Semester

  • If you have not done so yet this semester, it is important to make an appointment with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss your future academic progress.