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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Energy/HVAC Minor

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-7274

Program Description

The Energy/HVAC (heating, ventilating, air conditioning) minor concentrates on the design and operation of heat and mass transfer systems, which produce the needed environments for manufacturing operations, industrial processes, and human comfort. Systems utilizing mechanical equipment are focused on such as pumps, blowers, fans, air compressors, heat exchangers, internal combustion engines, steam turbines, and boilers.

The profession includes fields as diverse as air conditioning, low temperature metallurgy, food preservation, chemical processing, and industrial manufacturing. Energy/HVAC occupations include:

  • HVAC systems engineers - for consulting firms and mechanical contractors
  • Manufacturers’ sales representatives
  • Process plant engineers - in the petrochemical and pulp and paper industry
  • Engineers - for power generation plants
  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Sales representatives - for manufacturers

Required Courses

Students must take the following two courses: 

Required Basic and Engineering Science and Mathematics Prerequisite Courses

Most of the engineering disciplines require these courses.
Non-engineering students may have to take these courses before they can take the minor courses.

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)

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