Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology/HVAC

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Faculty: Matt Lipps
Adjunct Faculty: Andy Black

The Air Conditioning Technology program at Texarkana College is designed to prepare students for a mid-level position in the HVAC industry. Our HVAC curriculum includes theoretical and hands-on training in the installation, design, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of residential and light commercial air conditioning and heating equipment.

Location: Career Education Center Room 201

Program Coordinator: Matt Lipps

Degrees Offered: Level I Certificate

Certificate Plan:

AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING AND REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY
ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATE (LEVEL ONE)

This program is designed to train students to meet employment requirements in the field of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating. This will include the installation, repair and maintenance of air conditioning/refrigeration equipment. Included in this program is the study of residential and commercial air conditioners, heat pumps, gas and electric furnaces, and the design of air conditioning systems. Throughout the entire program an emphasis is placed on current techniques used by service technicians. An emphasis is placed on graduate students being nationally and EPA certified.

Level I Certificate
First Semester
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC 4 SCH
HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles 3 SCH
HART 1410 HVAC Shop Practices and Tools 4 SCH
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles 4 SCH
TOTAL 15 SCH
Second Semester
HART 2438 Air Conditioning and Installation Startup 4 SCH
HART 1341 Residential Air Conditioning 3 SCH
HART 1356 EPA Recovery Certification Preparation 3 SCH
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 3 SCH
TOTAL 13 SCH
Third Semester
HART 2450 HVAC Zone Controls 4 SCH
HART 1345 Gas and Electric Heating 3 SCH
HART 2349 Heat Pumps 3 SCH
HART 2431 Advanced Electricity for HVAC 4 SCH
TOTAL 14 SCH
TOTAL HOURS 42 SCH