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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 (D35180)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
ENG 101
MAT 101
Applied Communications I
Applied Mathematics I
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 151
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
HVAC Duct Systems I
Residential System Design
Basic PC Literacy
5
3
4
4
4
2
3
4
2
2
3
2

Total Credits: ……………………………………………….44

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall Semester I Spring Semester I Summer Semester I
AHR 110
AHR 111
AHR 112
AHR 151
MAT 101
AHR 113
AHR 115
AHR 130
AHR 133
ENG 101
AHR 114
AHR 140
AHR 211
CIS 111

Certificate Program (Evenings) – C35100

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

Total Credits: …………………….12



Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am to 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to 12:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.