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Degree Plans - Plumbing and Pipefitting Construction - Plumbing/Pipefitting and HVAC Construction AAS (Archived)

PLUMBING AND PIPEFITTING CONSTRUCTION -- PLUMBING/PIPEFITTING AND HVAC CONSTRUCTION

(Associate in Applied Science Degree)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.PLUM/PIPE/HVAC

In partnership with the Dallas Joint Apprenticeship Committee for the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, this program will prepare students for employment as a Plumbing or Pipefitting journeyman. Successful completion of all phases of the curriculum and the coordinated on-the-job training prepares the student for the State of Texas examination for Plumbers and Pipefitters. The student will also cover additional math and science, communications, planning, problem solving, human relations and management skills.

Plumbing and Pipefitting Construction is a nationally approved apprenticeship program. Additional admission requirements are necessary for enrollment in this program.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CNBT 1201 Introduction to the Construction Industry 2
WLDG 1277 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals I 2
PFPB 1273 Mechanical Drafting for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2
WLDG 1278 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals II 2
+Elective Plumbing/Pipefitting/HVAC Electives 4
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra OR 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra (3)
Elective Natural Science 3-4
18-19

SEMESTER II

PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
PFPB 1274 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2
#PFPB 2336 Plumbing Option OR 3
##ELPT 1311 Pipefitting/HVAC Option (3)
+Elective Plumbing/Pipefitting/HVAC Electives 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
18

SEMESTER III

PFPB 2279 Pipe Welding for the Plumbing/Pipefitting Professional 2
WLDG 1273 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 2
+Elective Plumbing/Pipefitting/HVAC Electives 8
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
18

SEMESTER IV

PFPB 2278 Industrial Drafting Applications for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2
+Elective Plumbing/Pipefitting/HVAC Electives 4-12
++++Elective Management Elective 3
9-17
Minimum Hours Required 63-72

+Electives - students must complete one of the three options listed below:

+PIPEFITTERS OPTION:

WLDG 2270 Intermediate Pipe Welding I 2
HART 2271 Commercial Air Conditioning 2
WLDG 1274 Intermediate Layout and Fabrication 2
HART 2273 Industrial Air Conditioning 2
WLDG 2273 Intermediate Pipe Welding II 2
HART 2274 Commercial and Industrial Pneumatic Controls 2
HART 1273 Air Conditioning Control Principles 2
HART 2270 Commercial and Industrial Heating Systems 2
PFPB 2235 Commercial and Industrial Control Systems 2
PFPB 2239 Commercial and Industrial System Start-Up 2

+PLUMBING OPTION:

PFPB 1291 Special Topics in Plumbing Technology/Plumber 2
PFPB 1225 Mechanics of Plumbing 2
PFPB 1219 Commercial Plumbing I 2
PFPB 1253 Commercial Plumbing II 2
PFPB 1255 Industrial Plumbing 2
PFPB 1323 Plumbing Codes I 3
PFPB 1251 Commercial and Industrial Gas Installation 2
PFPB 2357 Plumbing Codes II 3
PFPB 1248 Medical Gas 2
PFPB 1247 Backflow Prevention 2

+HVAC OPTION:

WLDG 2270 Intermediate Pipe Welding I 2
HART 2271 Commercial Air Conditioning 2
HART 2273 Industrial Air Conditioning 2
HART 2274 Commercial and Industrial Pneumatic Controls 2
HART 1273 Air Conditioning Control Principles 2
HART 2270 Commercial and Industrial Heating Systems 2
PFPB 2235 Commercial and Industrial Control Systems 2
PFPB 2239 Commercial and Industrial System Start-Up 2
PFPB 1272 Basic HVAC for Plumbing/Pipefitting 2
ELPT 1215 Electrical Calculations I 2
PFPB 1225 Mechanics of Plumbing 2
PFPB 2271 Advanced HVAC for Plumbers/Pipefitters/AC 2
ELMT 2239 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers 2
PFPB 2277 Motors and Pump Alignment for Plumbers/Pipefitters/AC 2

++Humanities/Fine Arts elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

+++ Social/Behavioral Science elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavioral Science.

++++Management elective - this includes any three-credit rubric from ACCT, ACNT, BMGT, BUSG, BUSI, HAMG, and HRPO.

# PLUMBING OPTION:

PFPB 2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3

##PIPEFITTING/HVAC OPTION:

ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four year institution of their choice.

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