Air Conditioning Technology
Program Description: The Air Conditioning Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of air conditioning theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Air Conditioning Technology diploma and have the qualification of an air conditioning technician.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will wire a basic air conditioning system.
• Students will identify electrical problems in a nonfunctioning heat pump system.
• Students will identify mechanical problems in a nonfunctioning heat pump system.
Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters
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Entrance Dates: This program is self-paced. Students are able to be admitted at the beginning of any semester. Under certain circumstances, students may be admitted during a semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Program Final Exit Point: Air Conditioning Technology, Diploma.
Credits Required for Graduation: 51 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
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|1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)|
|ENGL||1010||Fundamentals of English I||3|
|And one of the following (2-3 hours)|
|EMPL||1000||Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development||2|
|And one of the following (3 hours)|
|MATH||1012||Foundations of Mathematics||3|
|MATH||1015||Geometry and Trigonometry||(3)|
|2. Occupational Courses (43 hours)|
|AIRC||1010||Refrigeration Principles and Practices||4|
|AIRC||1020||Refrigeration Systems Components||4|
|AIRC||1030||HVACR Electrical Fundamentals||4|
|AIRC||1040||HVACR Electrical Motors||4|
|AIRC||1050||HVACR Electrical Components and Controls||4|
|AIRC||1060||Air Conditioning Systems Applications and Installation||4|
|AIRC||1080||Heat Pumps and Related Systems||4|
|AIRC||1090||Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems||4|
|COMP||1000||Introduction to Computers||3|