Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies
Articulation Agreement: Environmental Control Technology with Raritan Valley Community College


Students who transfer to Penn College are responsible for meeting all graduation requirements of their chosen degrees, including the established minimums that dictate the number of credits that 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
ENGL 112
COMM 110
English II

Interpersonal Communication
3 ENL 201
SPC 101
Technical/Prof. Comm.

Interpersonal Communication
MATH 112 Pre-Calculus I * 3 MTH 180 College Algebra/Trig I 3
ENVI 101
PHYS 112
Intro. To Environmental Studies

Concepts of Physics

SCI 100
PHS 103
Environmental Science **

Physics Survey
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
ECTC 110
CNTC 100
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.

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