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Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology-Certificate

Credential: Certificate
Code: C35100 A&B

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems. Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety. The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments. In addition, the AAS degree covers residential building codes, residential system sizing, and advanced comfort systems. Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. AAS degree graduates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of system selection and balance and advanced systems.

 

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Credit
1st Year: “A”
AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 5
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 3
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technolgy 2 4 4
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 4
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1 3 2
2nd Year: “B”
AHR 125 Electronics 2 2 3
AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 4
AHR 151 HVAC Duct Systems I 1 3 2
AHR 212 Adv Comfort Systems 2 6 4
AHR 130 HVACR Controls 2 2 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 2

Specific courses within the above categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.