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Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration - AAS

Available on Campus Campus

The design of the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program incorporates fundamentals and integrates new technologies and innovations of climate control systems for application in the real world. The output is a well-rounded technician who understands the importance of safety and soft skills such as attitude and good communications who possesses traditional technical skills in air conditioning, refrigeration and heating. The program is relevant, unique and state of the art in that it goes beyond the basics and introduces the student to new and emerging technologies in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration that allow buildings and systems to be operated more efficiently. Individuals satisfying program requirements have countless career opportunities in a variety of job classifications.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ELPT 1315 Electrical Calculations I 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
HART 1356 EPA Recovery Certification Preparation 3
XXXX #3## General Education Elective 3
15
Semester 2
HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles 3
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles 3
HART 1341 Residential Air Conditioning 3
HART 1345 Gas & Electric Heating 3
XXXX #3## Social/ Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
15
Semester 3
HART 2334 Advanced Air Conditioning Controls 3
HART 2341 Commercial Air Conditioning 3
HART 2345 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design OR
HART 2302 Commercial Air Conditioning System Design 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
XXXX #3## Math/Natural Science Elective 3
15

Year 2

Semester 1
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting (Capstone) 3
HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration 3
HART 2349 Heat Pumps 3
HART 2374 Building Control Systems 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
15
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

2. Employment Ready (ER) certification required.

3. EPA certification required.