Architecture and Construction CTE Cluster

Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways in the Architecture and Construction CTE Cluster lead to a credential for employment (certificate, diploma, or degree). Prepare for a career in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.

Available Pathways

Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton and online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school. Classes are organized into pathways and align with the K-12 curriculum and Career and College Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education. The following CTE pathways are available to eligible high school juniors, and seniors.

INTRODUCTION TO HVAC-R CERTIFICATE (C35100PA)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
AHR 110: Intro to Refrigeration 5 None Fall
AHR 111: HVACR Electricity 3 None Spring
AHR 112: Heating Technology 4 None Fall
AHR 113: Comfort Cooling 4 None Fall
AHR 140: All Weather Systems 2 AHR 112 or 113 Fall
Total Credits 18

BASIC HVAC-R CERTIFICATE (C35100PB)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
AHR 110: Intro to Refrigeration 5 None Fall
AHR 111: HVACR Electricity 3 None Spring
AHR 112: Heating Technology 4 None Fall
AHR 113: Comfort Cooling 4 None Fall
Total Credits 16

ENHANCED ELECTRICAL PATHWAY CERTIFICATE (C35130PB)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
ELC 112: DC/AC Electricity 5 None Fall
ELC 117: Motors and Controls 4 None Spring
ELC 128: Intro to PLC 3 None Spring
DFT 151: CAD I 3 None Fall
HYD 110: Hydraulics/Pneumatics 3 None Spring
Total Credits 18
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