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.

Required Developmental Courses


ENG 002

Credits: 3

MAT 003

Credits: 3

ENG 011

Credits: 2

MAT 021

Credits: 2

Semester 1


ACA-115

Credits: 1

AHR-110

Credits: 5

AHR-111

Credits: 3

ISC-112

Credits: 2

Natural Science/Math Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 2


AHR-112

Credits: 4

AHR-113

Credits: 4

AHR-114

Credits: 4

AHR-160

Credits: 1

CIS-110

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 3


AHR-151

Credits: 2

COM-231

Credits: 3

ENG-111

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 4


AHR-211

Credits: 3

AHR-212

Credits: 4

AHR-213

Credits: 2

HUM-115

Credits: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 5


AHR 120

Credits: 2

AHR-180

Credits: 1

AHR-215

Credits: 2

BPR-130

Credits: 3

BUS-230

Credits: 3

Social/Behavioral Science Choice

*

Work-Based Learning Choice

*

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected