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Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0060

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111 Recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

3

 

(MAT 114 or MAT 116; both courses recommended)

 

Area C — 

Science

0

 

(No course needed)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Other General Education credits 

0-3

 

Additional credits from Areas B, C, D, E or F if needed to meet 18-credit-hour minimum

 


Total General Education Requirements:


18

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

AHR 101 Introduction to Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

4

AHR 102 Heating

4

AHR 104 Introduction to Electricity and Automatic Controls

4

AHR 105 EPA Section 608 Certification

1

AHR 201 Commercial Refrigeration Systems

4

AHR 202 Air Conditioning - Split System

4

AHR 203 Heating and Air Conditioning Load Calculations

3

AHR 208 Advanced Automatic Controls

4

FME 240 Energy Management and DDC Controls

3

PHY 101 Applied Physics

4


Select courses from the following to complete the 60-credit-hour required total:


7-8**

Additional AHR courses

3-4

FME 101 Introduction to Facilities Management and Engineering

3

FME 107 Blueprint Reading for Building Trades

4


Total Major Requirements:

42


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 

 

*Students may take a Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

**The number of credits required will vary depending on courses taken in the General Education requirements.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.

May 12, 13
Evaluation Days.

May 13
Last day of student attendance.

May 16
First summer 2016 interim classes begin.

May 16
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 17
Faculty grading due.

May 17
Commencement.

May 30
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 6
Summer 2016 eight-week session classes begin.

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