Heating and Air Conditioning Technology is a post secondary Associate in Applied Science Degree instructional program with a certificate option that prepares individuals to work in engineering departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. Instruction prepares individuals to work in a commercial setting performing special tasks relating to designing ductwork, assembly, installation, servicing, operation, and maintenance of heating and cooling systems according to the standards of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), and Air Conditioning.
Refrigeration Institute (ARI). Included are air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration devices; equipment, techniques, and systems; and maintenance and operation of these systems. Students enrolling in the certificate option program must have a high school diploma or GED.
All students are required to score 100 percent on a program safety exam prior to the deadline of a course drop/delete period.
(Associate of Applied Science)
In addition to courses listed above, students may satisfy the Associate of Applied Science degree requirements by completing English Composition (3 hours), Public Speaking (3hours), Computer Elective (3 hours), Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3 hours), and Fine Arts Elective (3 hours). The student must complete MAT 1313 or a combination of a three (3)hour math above MAT 0123 and a four (4) hour laboratory science class. MAT 1213, College Mathematics I, may be taken with a science to meet graduation requirements. Students who take only MAT 1313 may need to take an additional elective in order to have enough credit hours to graduate. Your advisor will give you more information.
This program of study requires a total of 54 semester hours.
Program of study code: 9650