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 startup, 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.

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PROGRAM OPTIONSREQUIRED HOURSProgram Costs
Associate in Applied Science Degree61 semester hoursCosts
Diploma34 semester hoursCosts
Air Conditioning Certificate13 semester hoursCosts
Heat Pump Certificate16 semester hoursCosts
Heating Certificate18 semester hoursCosts