This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.

The Air Conditioning/Heating and Refrigeration Technology of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of classes 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 and emphasis is place on current techniques used by service technicians. An emphasis is placed on graduate students being nationally and EPA certified. The program consists of 60 hours of coursework and commonly takes four semesters to complete when taken during the day.

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours
HART 1401 
Basic Electricity for HVAC
4
HART 1356 
EPA Recovery Certification Prep
3
HART 1410 
HVAC Shop Practices and Tools
4
HART 1407 
Refrigeration Principles
4
Total 15
Second Semester Hours
LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
HART 2338 
Air Conditioning Installation & Startup
3
HART 1341 
Residential Air Conditioning
3
HART 1303 
Air Conditioning Control Principles
3
HART 2336 
Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
3
Total 13

Sophomore Year

First Semester Hours
HART 2450 
HVAC Zone Controls
4
HART 1345 
Gas & Electric Heating
3
HART 2349 
Heat Pumps
3
HART 2431 
Advanced Electricity for HVAC
4
Total 14
Second Semester Hours
College Level Math (core) 3
SPCH 1315 (core)
Public Speaking
3
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3
Social Science Elective (core) 3
Arts/Drama/Music Elective (core) 3
BCIS 1305 or EDUC 1300 (core)
Business Computer Applications or Learning Framework
3
Total
HVAC Technology AAS Total
18
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