Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Contact(s): Devin Baucom

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 startup, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and evaluate a broad variety of AHR technologies
  • Exhibit industry standard skills and competencies
  • Exhibit industry standards and competencies for Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration design technologies

 

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Diploma – D35100

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
AHR 110 Introduction to Refrigeration 5
AHR 112 Heating Technology 4
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 3
ENG 101
Applied Communications I
or Writing and Inquiry
3
 Credit Hours16
Spring
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 4
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 4
AHR 133 HVAC Servicing 4
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1
WBL 110
World of Work
or Work-Based Learning I
1
 Credit Hours17
Summer
AHR 130 HVAC Controls 3
AHR 212 Advanced Comfort Systems 4
AHR 250 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Diagnostics 2
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours42

Basic HVACR Certificate – C35100B

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
AHR 110 Introduction to Refrigeration 5
AHR 112 Heating Technology 4
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 3
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours14

Intermediate HVACR Certificate – C35100I

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
SpringCredit Hours
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 4
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 4
AHR 133 HVAC Servicing 4
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1
 Credit Hours13
Summer
AHR 130 HVAC Controls 3
AHR 212 Advanced Comfort Systems 4
AHR 250 Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Diagnostics 2
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours22

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration – CCP

Tuition-waived program for Career & College Promise (high school students)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
AHR 110 Introduction to Refrigeration 5
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 3
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
 Credit Hours9
Spring
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 4
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 4
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours18