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Overview

The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology – Building Automation Systems Certificate prepares students to enter careers or advance professionally in positions related to current building automation controls.

Students work with control technologies that provide data-driven, technology-enabled services to help create high performance buildings offering reduced costs, better indoor environments, and smaller environmental footprints.

The Building Automation Systems Certificate is for professionals and students who are enrolled in or have graduated with an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in Electro-Mechanical, Electrical or similarly-titled Engineering Technology programs.

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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Enter or advance professionally in careers related to current building automation controls.

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Building Automation Technician
  • Controls Technician
  • HVAC Technician
  • HVACR Controls Technician

Graduate Employment Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that 115,000 new HVAC positions will be added to the current national base of 267,000 positions by 2022.

$38,000 to $51,000 annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

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Curriculum

Effective 2021-2022 academic year

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology – Building Automation Systems Certificate (BASC)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMET 210 Energy Efficiency and Audits 2 2 3
EMET 141 Programmable Logic Controllers 2 3 3
Semester 2
EMET 241 Building Automation 1 2 3 3
EMET 242 Building Automation 2 3 3 4
EMET 252 Motors, Motor Controls, and Variable Drives 2 3 3
Total Credits: 11 14 16

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