Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Industrial Maintenance and HVAC Technology

Industrial Technologies

101 Jones Hall

319-398-4983

www.kirkwood.edu/industrialtech

Entry time

Fall

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

2 years (4 semesters, 1 summer)

The first year of the Industrial Maintenance & HVAC Technology program provides extensive coverage of electricity and electro-mechanical devices such as motors, relays and transformers. Additional subjects include electrical wiring, basic electronics, motor controls, refrigeration, air conditioning, computer applications and industrial hydraulics.

Second-year students focus on commercial climate controls, advanced heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Additional subjects include industrial electronic devices such as programmable logic controllers and industrial motor drives.

Career opportunities: industrial plant maintenance, process controls and instrumentation, air conditioning and refrigeration, electrical wiring, building automation systems and controls.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Year – First Semester

ELT-146

National Electrical Code and Electrical Wiring

5

ELT-304

Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4

MAT-109

Industrial Maintenance Math Fundamentals

3

MAT-718

Industrial Maintenance Math

3

–––––––

Communication elective

3

 

 

18

First Year – Second Semester

ELT-152

Industrial Maintenance I

4

ELT-211

Motor Control Circuits

4

ELT-224

Motors and Transformers

5

PHY-180

Applied Physics I

2

–––––––

Communication elective

3

 

 

18

Summer Session

ELT-795

Fundamentals of Fluid Power

5

ELT-852

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I

5

 

 

10

Second Year – First Semester

BCA-189

Microcomputer Literacy

1

ELT-853

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration II

10

PHY-182

Applied Physics II

3

–––––––

Humanities or History/Cultures elective

3

 

 

17

Second Year – Second Semester

ELT-255

Programmable Logic Controllers

6

ELT-726

Industrial Drives and Devices Systems and Controls

3

ELT-860

HVAC Systems and Controls

6

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

 

 

18

Total program credit hours

81

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