Major Appliance Technology, Diploma - MAT4

The Major Appliance Technology program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the appliance servicing industry. The Major Appliance Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program of study adheres to the voluntary Skill Standard for Major Home Appliance Service Technicians developed by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) and prepares graduates to sit for the National Appliance Service Technician Certification (NASTEC) Examination. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of major appliance servicing. Graduates of the program receive a Major Appliance Technology diploma and are qualified as entry-level appliance service technicians.

Curriculum Outline

First Semester

SEMN 1000First Semester Seminar

0

APSV 1005Appliance Controls Fundamentals

3

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev

2

IDFC 1007Industrial Safety Procedures

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

or

MATH 1005Applied Technical Mathematics

3

Second Semester

AIRC 1005Refrigeration Fundamentals

4

APSV 1080Appliance Motors

3

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

or

ENGL 1005Applied Technical Communication

3

IDFC 1011Direct Current I

3

Third Semester

APSV 1010Laundry Appliances

6

APSV 1020Kitchen Appliances

6

Fourth Semester

APSV 1030Refrigeration Appliances

6

APSV 1070Microwave Ovens

3

APSV 1100Appliance Servicing OBI

3

Total Credit Hours: 50