Air Conditioning Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree
ACT3

Program Description
The air conditioning technology degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of air conditioning theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an air conditioning technology degree. (Program Length: 5 Semesters Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Air conditioning service technician

CURRICULUM

SAMPLE STUDENT SCHEDULE
(66 CREDIT HOURS)

1st SEMESTER
18 Hours

AIRC 1005 Refrigeration Fundamentals

AIRC 1010 Refrigeration Principle & Practice

AIRC 1020 Refrigeration Systems Components

General Ed Area III - MATH 1111, MATH 1100, or MATH 1101

COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers

2nd SEMESTER
16 Hours

AIRC 1030 HVACR Electrical Fundamentals

AIRC 1040 HVACR Electrical Motors

AIRC 1050 HVACR ELCT Components & Control

AIRC 1060 Air Cond System Appl & Install


3rd SEMESTER
17 Hours

AIRC 1070 Gas Heat

AIRC 1080 Heat Pumps and Related Systems

AIRC 1090 Troubleshooting Air Cond Systems

Elective - AIRC 2040 Residential Systems Designs (5 hrs)

4th SEMESTER
15 Hours

Elective - AIRC 2060 Air Distri Syst Resid Air Conditioning (3 hrs)

General Ed Area I - ENGL 1101

General Ed Area IV - HUMN 1101*

General Ed Area II – Social/behavioral Sci.*

General Education Elective (any area)*



66 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

Elective(s): AIRC 2005, AIRC 2010, AIRC 2020, AIRC 2040, AIRC 2050, AIRC 2060, and/or ELTR 1525

For the general educational courses noted with an (*), students can select from classes listed on page 89. All associate's degree students are required to take a minimum of 15 general educational course credits. A minimum of one course must be selected from course Area I, Area II, Area III and Area IV.