Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology program is an Associate Degree/Diploma/Certificate day program.

The 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. In addition, the AAS degree covers residential building codes, residential system sizing, and advanced comfort systems.

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. AAS degree graduates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of system selection and balance and advanced systems.

 

 

 

Select any Option below to see a step-by-step guide to program completion, admissions, costs, financial aid, and more.

AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, AND REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OPTIONS
PROGRAM OPTIONS REQUIRED HOURS GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT
Associate in Applied Science Degree 61 semester hours N/A
Diploma 34 semester hours Gainful Employment
Air Conditioning Certificate 13 semester hours Gainful Employment
Heat Pump Certificate 16 semester hours Gainful Employment
Heating Certificate 18 semester hours Gainful Employment
 

 

FACULTY

Hinson, Edwin
Hinson, Edwin

Department Chair, Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology