Heating, Air Conditioning, and Appliance Technology ATC

This program prepares students with training in the heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration field as well as the home appliance industry. Skills learned will enable graduates to choose from a variety of occupations such as heating/air conditioning/refrigeration, appliance repair, and general maintenance in these areas. Program flexibility allows students to enter at their existing level of competency and continue training to an employable skill level. Classroom instruction is provided in basic electricity, electric motors, refrigeration, gas heating, and resistance heating. Emphasis is placed on developing a logical approach to servicing, troubleshooting, and repair through directed practice. Employment in the field requires good physical health due to the size and weight of some units. The Heating, Air Conditioning, and Appliance Technology program is a drug-free program. The Division Chair may require drug or alcohol testing should there be a reasonable suspicion the student appears under the influence of drugs and or alcohol.

Entrance requirements for degree seeking students in the Heating, Air Conditioning, and Appliance Technology program include:

  • Entrance requirements for degree and certificate seeking students in this program include Compass scores of 68 or higher in English, 73 or higher in Reading, and 46 or higher in Math (Algebra). Students who score low in up to two of the three areas may enroll only with permission of the instructor.
  • Enrollment priority for students seeking entrance into the program is on a first-come first-serve basis as determine by the student's faculty advising date.

Advanced Technical Certificate Requirements

Technical Core
HACAT-115BASIC ELECTRICITY5.00
HACAT-135AUTOMATIC DRYERS2.00
HACAT-145AUTOMATIC WASHERS4.00
HACAT-155DISHWASHERS/COMPACTORS3.00
HACAT-165RANGES/MICROWAVE OVENS3.00
HACAT-215HVAC PRINCIPLES5.00
HACAT-225REFRIGERATION THEORY6.00
HACAT-235AIR CONDITIONING THEORY11.00
HACAT-245DOMESTIC PRODUCTS3.00
HACAT-255HEATING SYSTEMS8.00
HACAT-265WATER HEAT SYSTEMS2.00
MTHPT-103APPLIED ALGEBRA3.00
Total Credits55.00

Summary

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