Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology

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.

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start-up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems.

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Program Details

Diploma (D35100) Day, Afternoon or Evening Program

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
ENG 101
MAT 110
Applied Communications I
Math Measurement & Literacy
3
3

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
AHR 110
AHR 111
AHR 112
AHR 113
AHR 114
AHR 115
AHR 130
AHR 133
AHR 140
AHR 210
AHR 211
CIS 111
Introduction to Refrigeration
HVACR Electricity
Heating Technology
Comfort Cooling
Heat Pump Technology
Refrigeration Systems
HVAC Controls
HVAC Servicing
All-Weather Systems I
Residential Building Code
Residential System Design
Basic PC Literacy
5
3
4
4
4
2
3
4
2
2
3
2

Total Credits: ……………………………………………….44

Recommended Day & Evening Course Sequence

Fall Semester I Spring Semester I Summer Semester I
AHR 110
AHR 111
AHR 112
AHR 210
MAT 110
AHR 113
AHR 114
AHR 133
AHR 211
ENG 101
AHR 115
AHR 130
AHR 140
CIS 111

Recommended Afternoon Course Sequence

Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
Fall
Semester I
AHR 110
AHR 111
AHR 112
AHR 210
ENG 101
AHR 114
AHR 115
AHR 130
CIS 111
AHR 113
AHR 140
AHR 133
AHR 211
MAT 110

Certificate Program – C35100
Day or Evening

Fall Semester I Spring Semester I
AHR 110
AHR 111
AHR 114

Total Credits: …………………….12

Afternoon Program

Spring Semester I Fall Semester I
AHR 110
AHR 111
AHR 114

Total Credits: …………………….12