Building Maintenance

Diploma Program
BM22

Program Description
The building maintenance program prepares students for careers in the building maintenance industry, which requires multiple maintenance competencies. The students will acquire skills in various diverse areas of maintenance and learn workplace procedures and protocol. Skills acquired include knowledge of electrical applications and practices, heating and air conditioning principles, construction methods and maintenance practices and applications. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are prepared for entry-level employment as maintenance mechanics in apartment complexes, healthcare facilities, industrial establishments, commercial buildings, and other self-sustaining organizations. (Program Length: 4 Semesters)

Employment Opportunities
Building engineers, stationary engineers, maintenance supervisors, maintenance worker facility coordinators, maintenance mechanics, HVAC technicians, electricians, operations supervisors, operations techs, property managers and other in the facility operation and maintenance field.


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS
Essential General Education Core Courses

 

8

Fundamentals of English I

ENGL 1010

3

Foundations of Mathematics

MATH 1012

3

Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development

EMPL 1000

2

Essential Technical Courses

 

43

First Year Experience

FYES 1000

2

Refrigeration Fundamentals

AIRC 1005

4

Refrigeration Principles & Practice

AIRC 1010

4

Refrigeration System Components

AIRC 1020

4

Fund of Structured Maintenance

BFMT 1030

4

Building Climate Controls

BFMT 1040

3

Fundamentals of Plumbing

BFMT 1050

2

Basic Circuit Analysis

IDSY 1100

5

Industrial Motor Controls I

IDSY 1110

5

Commercial Wiring I

ELTR 1080

6

Residential Wiring I

ELTR 1205

4

 

Total Hours

51

Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information.

**Suggested First Semester classes: FYES 1000, AIRC 1005, AIRC 1010, AIRC 1020