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Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology-TC

Jobs in refrigeration and air conditioning installation, maintenance, service, sales and operation can be found in every aspect of the commerce, industry, and home ownership. The skills obtained from this program will prepare you for jobs ranging from that of the semi-skilled worker who performs the operational and maintenance tasks, to a plant superintendent who is responsible for the operation and maintenance of mechanical systems that may cost several million dollars. 

An obstacle that lies in the path of the individual who hopes to acquire the needed basic and technical education to qualify for a good job in refrigeration and air conditioning is the fact that this is an industry with many specialized branches. In fact, the field is so broad that no one person could encompass it in its entirety. For this reason, the ambitious individual who seeks a career in this field should acquire a basic education that will form a solid foundation for the technical education needed to qualify for a good job.

This technical certificate can be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science in General Technology degree.

Area of Study

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology



Total Program

34 Credit Hours

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

Requirements - 34 hours

Requirements Department
ACR 1103 Electrical Motors and Components Air Conditioning
ACR 1203 Gas Heating Systems Air Conditioning
ACR 1204 Electric Circuits and Controls Air Conditioning
ACR 2102 Air Distribution Air Conditioning
ACR 2204 Materials Air Conditioning
ACR 2304 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems Air Conditioning
ACR 2404 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Components Air Conditioning
COM 1003 Career Communications Career Communications
IET 1002 Introduction to General Electronics I Industrial Electronics
IET 2002 Introduction to General Electronics II Industrial Electronics
MATH 1013 Technical Mathematics A, B, C, D, E, J, M and V Mathematics
Students may take a MATH course higher than MATH 1013. Students may take a COM course higher than COM 1003.

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