Air Conditioning Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree
ACT3

Currently Under Probe Review

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: 4 Semesters Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Air conditioning service technician


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS
Essential General Education Core Courses

 

15

Area I – Language Arts/Communication (Successful completion of ENGL 1101 is required)

Composition and Rhetoric

ENGL 1101

3

Literature and Composition

ENGL 1102

3

Public Speaking

SPCH 1101

3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (Choose ONE of the following)

Principles of Economics

ECON 1101

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2105

3

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2106

3

Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101

3

World History I

HIST 1111

3

World History II

HIST 1112

3

U. S. History I

HIST 2111

3

U. S. History II

HIST 2112

3

American Government

POLS 1101

3

Introductory Psychology

PSYC 1101

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (Successful completion of MATH 1111 or MATH 1100 or MATH 1101 is required)

College Algebra

MATH 1111

3

Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

MATH 1100

3

Math Modeling

MATH 1101

3

Physical Science I

PHSC 1111

3

Conceptual Physics & Lab

PHYS 1110/L

3/1

Introductory Physics I & Lab

PHYS 1111/L

3/1

Biology I & Lab

BIOL 1111/L

3/1

Chemistry I & Lab

CHEM 1211/L

3/1

Chemistry II & Lab

CHEM 1212/L

3/1

College Trigonometry

MATH 1112

3

Precalculus

MATH 1113

3

Introduction to Statistics

MATH 1127

3

Calculus I

MATH 1131

3

Calculus II

MATH 1132

3

Area IV – Humanities/Fine Arts (Choose ONE of the following)

Art Appreciation

ARTS 1101

3

American Literature

ENGL 2130

3

Introduction to Humanities

HUMN1101

3

Music Appreciation

MUSC 1101

3

General Education Elective: To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes on pages 90-91.
Essential Technical Courses

 

50

First Year Experience

FYES 1000

2

Refrigeration Fundamentals

AIRC 1005

4

Refrigeration Principles and Practices

AIRC 1010

4

Refrigeration Systems Components

AIRC 1020

4

HVACR Electrical Fundamentals

AIRC 1030

4

HVACR Electric Motors

AIRC 1040

4

HVACR Electrical Components and Controls

AIRC 1050

4

Air Conditioning Systems Application and Installation

AIRC 1060

4

Gas Heat

AIRC 1070

4

Heat Pumps and Related Systems

AIRC 1080

4

Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems

AIRC 1090

4

Elective(s)

XXXX xxxx

8

 

Total Hours

65

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

**Suggested First Semester classes: FYES 1000, AIRC 1005, AIRC 1010, AIRC 1020 and a course from MATH 1111, MATH 1100 or MATH 1101