Associate in Science Degree (CIP# 1615170100)
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.
Alternative Ways to Earn Credit toward this Degree
Graduates of specific programs at Orange Technical College and Osceola Technical College, as well as other institutions may be eligible to receive college credit for courses in this program. You may also be eligible to receive credit toward this degree if you have earned one of the approved Gold Standard industry certifications or Career Pathways credit. To learn more about Valencia’s award of credit options, visit https://valenciacollege.edu/academics/programs/as-degree/credit-industry-certification-agreements.php Eligible students should contact the Career Program Advisor in their academic department for more information about the requirements for the award of credit.
Degree-seeking students enrolling at Valencia for the first time will have a limited range of courses from which to choose for their first 18 college-level credits. Within the first 18 college credit hours, you will be required to take ENC1101 (3 credits), and if applicable, SLS 1122 (3 credits) and a mathematics course appropriate to your selected meta-major (3 credits). The remaining courses will be chosen from the General Education Core Courses in humanities (3 credits), science (3 credits), or social science (3 credits), and/or the introductory courses within the A.S. degree programs. For specific courses see the Foundation Courses on the “Program Requirements” tab. For course sequencing recommendations, see your Career Program Advisor or create an education plan by logging into Atlas, clicking on the LifeMap tab and clicking My Education Plan.
- Building Automation/Controls Technician
- Building Operator
- Measurement and Verification Specialist
- Energy Manager
- Lighting Systems and Controls Technician
- Energy Auditor
- Indoor Air Quality Specialist
- HVAC/R Installation and Service Technician
- Facilities Manager
Salary & Earnings Information
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To learn more about this program, contact Enrollment Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-582-1507 or visit valenciacollege.edu/emct/
Your Career Program Advisor contact information can be found in Atlas. Log into Atlas, click on the Courses tab, and check your Academic Profile information to find a link to your Advisor.
West Campus Faculty Program Chair
Deb Hall: 407-582-1963
Internship and Workforce Services
If you need assistance with job resources or in locating an internship, please visit: valenciacollege.edu/internship.
- Complete a BAS hardware and software project from submittals to commissioning
- Troubleshoot BAS hardware and software networks
- Communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
- Demonstrate management of time, materials, and resources to perform BAS tasks
- Identify energy management principles for BAS hardware and software tasks
All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus and may not be offered every session; some courses may be offered at other locations.
Students who have completed an approved training program from another institution or can provide documentation of current industry knowledge and work experience, and have the required industry certification(s) may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree. Please see the Career Program Advisor in your academic department for more information on the eligibility requirements.
Expand your career opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Organizational Leadership (BASBOL) from Valencia. This degree builds on your skills, and prepares you for a supervisory or management role within your respective field. For more information, go to: Bachelor's Degree in Business & Organizational Leadership. Students who wish to continue their education should consult with a Career Program Advisor to determine the best education plan for their career goals.
Students wishing to transfer credits from this program to another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval from the transfer institution for acceptance of this degree.