Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Degree (ACR)

This program provides training in which students gain the skills, knowledge, and experience for employment in Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) occupations.

The students will acquire techniques and skills necessary to install, maintain, repair, or replace HVAC/R equipment. The student will have the opportunity to learn various phases of the fundamental principles of controls and electrical systems associated with HVAC/R. Courses focus on residential and light commercial HVAC/R systems.

Students who complete all courses listed in the curriculum will be awarded an associate in applied science degree in Air Conditioning/Refrigeration. Admission is conditional and depends on the student’s ability to perform the essential functions identified for this program. Reasonable accommodations are considered.

Area I: Written Composition

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts

Item #
Title
Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Area III: Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Item #
Title
Credits
Science/Math Elective  +
3 - 4
Sub-Total Credits
6-7

Area IV: History, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Area V: Career and Technical Courses (Required Orientation Courses)

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
4-6
Total credits:
70-73

Course Sequencing

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Associate in Applied Science Degree Suggested Course Sequence FIRST SEMESTER

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
16-18

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Associate in Applied Science Degree Suggested Course Sequence SECOND SEMESTER

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Associate in Applied Science Degree Suggested Course Sequence THIRD SEMESTER

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Associate in Applied Science Degree Suggested Course Sequence FOURTH SEMESTER

Item #
Title
Credits
Science/Math Elective  +
3 - 4
Sub-Total Credits
12-13

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Associate in Applied Science Degree Suggested Course Sequence FIFTH SEMESTER

Item #
Title
Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Overview

Program

Type

Associate in Applied Science

Location

Wallace and Sparks Campuses