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Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology 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 will be able to assist in the startup, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. 


Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: AHR and ELC

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First Semester (Fall)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 3
AHR 112 Heating Technology 4
AHR 130 HVAC Controls 3
AHR 170 Heating Lab 1
ELC 132 Electrical Drawings 2
PHY 121 Applied Physics I 4
WLD 113 Soldering and Brazing 2

Second Semester (Spring)

Third Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1
Semester Notes

Total Credit Hours Required


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