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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technology, A.A.S.


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The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program offers training in current technology for diagnosing, servicing, repairing, installing, and managing heating and cooling energy systems. Students are trained to diagnose and repair malfunctions: size, fabricate and install a duct air system; and estimate cooling and heating loads for selection of the most efficient systems. Introductory courses in electricity, electric motors, and theory of refrigeration are included with advanced work in the commercial area. Other areas of study include uses of air conditioning, temperature and humidity control, air circulation, cleaning, and installation of equipment.

Fall - Year 1
Electrical Circuits Fundamentals3
Refrigeration Fundamentals3
Heating Fundamentals/ Hydronics/Heat Pumps3
Sheet metal Technology3
Integrated Math or higher3
Credits Fall - Year 115
Spring - Year 1
Domestic Refrigeration3
Air Conditioning3
Basic Electronics2
Heating Systems2
Blue Print Reading3
Credits Spring - Year 116
Fall - Year 2
HVAC 1110Refrigeration Controls & Comp.3
HVAC 1135Commercial Refrigeration4
NSCI 1100Issues in the Environment3
ENGL 1101Composition I3
Technical Electives2
Credits Fall - Year 215
Spring - Year 2
Technical Electives8
Humanities Electives3
General Electives3
Credits Spring - Year 214

Updated: si 6/13/13