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HVAC Engineering Technology Program Objectives and Outcomes

The HVAC Engineering Technology (ACET) Program is committed to achieving key Program Educational Objectives and Program Outcomes. These operational objectives and outcomes provide the basis from which the program assures the integrity of the academic program and the capabilities of its graduates. They are listed as follows:


PEO 1. Upon completion of the requirements of the HVAC Engineering Technology program, the graduate will be able to find satisfying work at the technician level in the Air Conditioning, MEP, HVAC field and, with experience, advance to management level positions in this area.

PEO 2. Graduates of the HVAC Engineering Technology program will be prepared academically to enter and succeed in related bachelor's degree programs at reputable institutions.

PEO 3. Graduates will have developed the personal and academic skills required to pursue lifelong learning in, and beyond, the chosen major.


Student Outcomes (SO)

SO 1 - an ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;

SO 2 - an ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;

SO 3 - an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature; 

SO 4 - an ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results;

SO 5 - an ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

HVAC Engineering Technology
Michael Newtown