Heating, Venting, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology AAS

The Heating, Venting, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR)Technology Program prepares students with training in the heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration field, both commercial and residential. Skills learned will enable graduates to choose from a variety of occupations such as heating and air conditioning and/or refrigeration, 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, heating systems, air conditioning, and general maintenance skills. 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.

General Education Core

Written Communication
ENGL-101COLLEGE WRITING3.00
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
MTHPT-137MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY4.00
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Additional General Education Core
Select one of the following:3.00
SURVEY OF ART
INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
BEGINNING SPANISH I
BEGINNING SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Total Credits16.00

Program Requirements

Technical Core
HVACR-115BASIC ELECTRICITY5.00
HVACR-120HVAC PRINCIPLES5.00
HVACR-130TRADE SKILLS5.00
HVACR-140MECHANICAL SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE5.00
HVACR-225REFRIGERATION THEORY5.00
HVACR-230ADVANCED HVACR CONTROLS5.00
HVACR-235A/C SYSTEM DESIGN AND INSTALLATION6.00
HVACR-240DUCT FABRICATION2.00
HVACR-250GAS CODE REVIEW2.00
HVACR-255HEATING SYSTEMS6.00
HVACR-260MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL CODE REVIEW2.00
HVACR-265HYDRONIC SYSTEMS2.00
HVACR-294IN:HEAT/VENT/AC/REF TECH2.00
Total Credits52.00

Summary

General Education16
Program Requirements52
Total68