Construction & Design Technologies
Articulation Agreement: Environmental Control Technology with Raritan Valley Community College
- Enrolled in the Environmental Control Technology major at Raritan Valley Community College with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.
- Complete the General Education courses (list below) with grades of ‘C’ or higher.
- Of the final 60 credits required by the bachelor-degree curriculum, 36 must be completed at Penn College.
Course Transfer Equivalencies
General Education Courses
These courses are evaluated individually and must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ of better.
|Raritan Valley CC||Penn College|
|Total Credits:||21/22||Total Credits:||21|
|Course Number||Course Title||Number of Credits||Course Number||Course Title||Number of Credits|
|CISY 102||Computer Literacy||3||CSC 124||Information Technology and Society||3|
|ENGL 111||English I||3||ENL 111||English Composition I||3|
|MATH 112||Pre-Calculus I *||3||MTH 180||College Algebra/Trig I||3|
|Intro. To Environmental Studies
Concepts of Physics
| Environmental Science **
|SOC||Social Science Elective||3||SSE||Social Science Elective||3|
|HUM||Humanities Elective||3||HUM||Humanities Elective||3|
* It is recommended that students complete MATH 112 (Pre-Calculus I) at Raritan Valley Community College, and if possible, MATH 113 (Pre-Calculus II) as these will satisfy MTH 180 and MTH 182 at Penn College. Math courses that do not satisfy MTH 180 or MTH 182 at Penn College will be used to satisfy an Open Elective or Liberal Arts Elective.
** Students who use Environmental Science to satisfy a 3 credit Science Elective must complete a 4 credit Physics course (PHS 114 or PHS 115) to satisfy the 7 credits worth of Science course work required for a bachelor degree.
Building Automation Technology Major Courses
These courses will substitute as a block if satisfactorily completed with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Courses are not evaluated individually. By completing all of the listed RVCC courses, you will receive credit for all of the listed Penn College courses.
|Substitute RVCC Courses||PCT Building Automation Technology Courses|
|Total Credits:||40||Total Credits:||42|
|Course Number||Course Title||Number of Credits||Course Title||Number of Credits|
|ECTC 101||Refrigeration I||6||Directed Building Automation Technology Electives (Semester 1)||12|
|ECTC 103||Electricity for Environmental Control||2||Directed Building Automation Technology Electives (Semester 2)||10|
|Computer Aided Drafting For Environmental Control
Construction Blueprint Reading
|3||Directed Building Automation Technology Electives (Semester 3)||10|
|ECTC 102||Air Conditioning Systems Design||6||Directed Building Automation Technology Electives||10|
|ECTC 104||Electricity for Environmental Control II||2|
|ECTC 202||Heating Systems Design||5|
|ECTC 206||Residential HVAC Controls & Instrumentation||4|
|ECTC 201||Refrigeration II **||5|
|ECTC 207||Commercial HVAC Controls & Instrumentation **||4|
|ECTC 290||Environmental Control Cooperative Education||3|
**Satisfy Commercial Refrigeration Elective Requirement
It is recommended that students who complete CNTC 100 (Construction Blueprint Reading) at Raritan, as opposed to ECTC 110 (Computer Aided Drafting for Environmental Control), consider completing ACR 119 (HVAC Automated Design I) at Penn College
Students will need to schedule ELT 239 (Electronics for HVACR) upon transferring into the major. This stipulation applies to all students (Penn College students and external transfer students) who have earned an associate degree related to HVAC technology.