2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Mar 22, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (D35100) Diploma

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The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum, provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.

Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety. The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments.

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology curriculum.

Gainful Employment

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Program Curriculum

Class Hours 14 | Lab Hours 14 | Credit Hours 21

Second Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 16

Summer Session

Class Hours 5 | Lab Hours 9 | Credit Hours 9

Total Credit Hours 46

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