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 SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
HART 1401
Basic Electricity for HVAC
4 LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
HART 1356
EPA Recovery Certification Prep
3 HART 2338
Air Conditioning Installation & Startup
HART 1410
HVAC Shop Practices and Tools
4 HART 1341
Residential Air Conditioning
HART 1407
Refrigeration Principles
4 HART 1303
Air Conditioning Control Principles
   HART 2336
Air Conditioning Troubleshooting
Total15 Total13

Sophomore Year

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
HART 2450
HVAC Zone Controls
4 College Level Math (core)3
HART 1345
Gas & Electric Heating
3 SPCH 1315 (core)3
HART 2349
Heat Pumps
3 ENGL 1301 (core)3
HART 2431
Advanced Electricity for HVAC
4 Social Science Elective (core)3
   Arts/Drama/Music Elective (core)3
   BCIS 1305 or EDUC 1300 (core)3
Total14 Total

HVAC Technology AAS Total