Sep 25, 2023  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Climate Control Technology

Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Climate Control Technology 62  
Certificate Climate Control Technology 42  
Certificate Air Conditioning 24  
Certificate Heating 27  
Certificate HVAC Installation & Service Technician 31  
Certificate Refrigeration 24  


Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Doug Marlow 586.445.7452 South Campus

Program Description:

The Climate Control Technology program is designed to prepare students for a career in the fields of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Diagnose various HVAC&R equipment and systems utilizing systematic troubleshooting procedures.

2. Repair various HVAC&R equipment and systems in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and within code guidelines.

3. Describe the installation procedures of various HVAC&R equipment, including their appurtenances, according to manufacturer’s specifications and within code guidelines.

4. Demonstrate the applicable use of tools utilized in the HVAC&R trade.

5. Design a residential forced air system and a residential/light commercial hydronic heating system.

6. Recognize acceptable professional and ethical behavior within the HVAC&R industry.

7. Describe various residential/light commercial and commercial HVAC&R control systems and their strategies, including electrical, pneumatic, and electronic controls.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.


    Associate of Applied ScienceCertificate