Academics

Home Performance Technology

Degree

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 66

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGLISH *3
COMMUNICATION *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS *3 to 4
LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS *4
HUMANITIES *3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ARCTK 119BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION 1
HPT 110INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION 3
HPT 120INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING ENERGY ANALYSIS 3
HPT 140INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND VENTILATION 3
HPT 150BUILDING ENVELOPE EVALUATION 3
HPT 155Home Performance Project 3
REACT 110INTRODUCTION TO REFRIGERATION 4
REACT 118ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R 4
REACT 120RESIDENTIAL FURNACES 4
REACT 211RESIDENTIAL EQUIPMENT DESIGN I 4
REACT 213RESIDENTIAL EQUIPMENT DESIGN II 4
REACT 220BALANCING AND TESTING HVAC SYSTEMS 2
REACT 237OCCUPATION INTERNSHIP I 1
REACT 238OCCUPATION INTERNSHIP II 1
DECON 101INTRODUCTION TO DECONSTRUCTION 1
DECON 102DECONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS 2
DECON 103PRINCIPLES OF DECONSTRUCTION ASSESSMENT 2
DECON 104DECONSTRUCTION PROJECT 2

* Recommended General Education Courses: ENGL 125 or ENGL 201; COMM 110; ECON 110 or HIST 201; MATH 106 or higher; PHYSC 110 or EASC 111; or see specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.

The program is designed for those who are new to the various careers in the built environment. However, there is an opportunity for students with documented previous experience/credentials to obtain program credit by demonstrating prior knowledge.

Students may also choose to pursue one of the other certifications/degrees pertaining to the built environment that are available at Illinois Central College, such as, Architectural Construction Technology, Architectural Drafting, Architecture, Commercial Refrigeration Technician, Home Performance Technology, HVAC Residential Installer, HVAC Technician Certificate, HVAC/R Technology

Students must provide the following items: safety glasses with side shields, work gloves, basic scientific calculator, and thumb drive.

 



Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1HPT 110; HPT 120; REACT 110; REACT 118
Spring Semester 1HPT 140; HPT 150; REACT 120; ARCTK 119; Mathematics
Summer SemesterHPT 155; Humanities
Fall Semester 2REACT 211; DECON 101; DECON 102; DECON 103; DECON 104; Laboratory Science/Mathematics; Social Science
Spring Semester 2REACT 213; REACT 220; REACT 237; REACT 238; Communication; English

Program Contact Information

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department

Dirksen Hall, Room 09

(309) 694-8566

 


Illinois Career Cluster

Architecture and Construction

Career Pathway:
Construction