Curriculum for: 10-601-1
 Air Cond, Htg & Refrig Technol

 
HVAC/R is one of the fastest growing industries in the world
today. With the changing laws involving refrigerants and the
influx of digital control systems, there is a constant need
for qualified service technicians to work on HVAC/R
equipment. A service technician will have to continually
update his/her skills to keep up with the changing industry.
 
This program will provide proper training for people
interested in a career in the heating, ventilation, air
conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) field. The
technician will be prepared for employment in a variety of
areas including servicing, installing, designing, estimating
and selling HVAC systems for commercial and residential
applications. The most modern equipment, test instruments,
and computers are used for instruction.
 
After completing the HVAC/R associate degree program,
students may wish to pursue additional training in heating,
ventilation, and air conditioning engineering. Credit for
many of the associate degree courses may be transferred
to a four-year institution. The student needs to confirm
which courses are transferable with the accepting college.

Total Credits in Program (available at BTC):63


835-103 - Student Success
Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their program. This is an institutional requirement for all students.


 Note: Semester schedules are displayed in the recommended order of completion. However, classes may be taken in any order, providing course and/or program pre-requisites and co-requisites are satisfied.



First Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 601-110Air Conditioning Fundamentals3
 601-115Electrical Fundamentals3
 601-125Computerized HVAC/R Design3
 801-196Oral/Interpersonal Comm3
 804-107College Mathematics3

First Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 601-120Refrigeration Fundamentals3
 601-130Heating Systems3
 601-135Motors and Motor Controls3
 801-195Written Communication3
 809-196Intro to Sociology3

  

Second Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 601-140Control Circuit Applications3
 601-150Air Conditioning Applications3
 601-155Refrigeration Applications3
 601-180HVAC/R Installation3
 809-195Economics3
 809-198Intro to Psychology3
     
Second Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 601-145Heating Systems Applications3
 601-160Hydronic Systems3
 601-165Electronic Energy Mgt Systems3
 601-175Serv&Troubleshoot HVAC/R Equip3
 809-172Intro to Diversity Studies3



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