2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 07, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (A35100) AAS


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Purpose

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.

Program Curriculum


First Semester (Fall)


Class Hours 13 | Lab Hours 12 | Credit Hours 19


Second Semester (Spring)


Class Hours 10 | Lab Hours 15 | Credit Hours 16


Summer Session


Class Hours 6 | Lab Hours 11 | Credit Hours 11


Class Hours 7 | Lab Hours 13 | Credit Hours 12


Class Hours 9 | Lab Hours 10 | Credit Hours 13


Total Credit Hours 71


Additional Curriculum Notes


  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 HUM 110 , HUM 115 MUS 110 , MUS 112 REL 110 , or REL 221 .
  2. The Social/Behavioral elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ECO 151 , HIS 111  or PSY 118 .

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