MSU Billings Course Descriptions

HVC - Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology - City College

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HVC 110 Introduction to HVAC

[formerly HVAC 110 Introduction to HVAC]

3 cr.  (3 lec/wk)

Exposes students to theories and concepts of the HVAC industry.  Topics covered will include principles of thermodynamics, the study and nature of air, and an introduction to heating and cooling loads.

 

HVC 255 Advanced Controls

[formerly HVAC 255 Advanced Controls]

3 cr.  (2 lec/2 lab/wk)

Introduces students to commercial control systems such as digital direct, programmable logic, and pneumatic controls.  Students will install, diagnose, and repair all types of pneumatic systems using test equipment, diagrams, and computer simulators.

 

HVC 294 Seminar/Workshop

[formerly HVAC 292 Seminar]

V1-3 cr.

Provides students an opportunity to investigate intensively topics pertinent to the field of heating, ventilation and air conditioning or major appliance repair.

 

HVC 294 Seminar/Workshop

[formerly HVAC 293 Workshop]

V1-3 cr.

Provides an opportunity for experimental study in an area of heating, ventilation and air conditioning or major appliance repair.

 

HVC 298 Internship/Cooperative Education

[formerly HVAC 296 Cooperative Education/Internship]

V1-9 cr.  (45 hours/credit)

Provides university credit for a sophomore work experience in the area of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology, supervised by faculty.  Learning agreement must be completed prior to registration (restricted).

 

HVC 299 Capstone

[formerly HVAC 275 Capstone]

1 cr.  (1 lec/wk)

Introduces students to regulations, codes, and professionalism, while preparing them for the Industry Competency Exams (ICE).  A passing grade on the ICE is required to pass this class.