Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (AAS) A35100 - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (AAS) A35100

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 AAS degree pathway covers Building Automation Systems, BAS Networking, and Building Automation Controls. AAS degree graduates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of system selection and balance, and advanced systems.

Advanced Comfort Systems - Comfort Cooling - Heat Pump Technology - Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (AAS) A35100 - Heating Systems Certificate (C35100H)

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-110 - Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 5 fall
AHR-112 - Heating Technology 2 4 4 spring
AHR-113 - Comfort Cooling 2 4 4 fall
AHR-114 - Heat Pump Technology 2 4 4 spring
AHR-130 - HVAC Controls 2 2 3 spring
AHR-160 - Refrigerant Certification 1 0 1 fall
AHR-212 - Advanced Comfort Systems 2 6 4 spring
AHR-213 - HVACR Building Code 1 2 2 summer
AHR-215 - Commercial HVAC Controls 1 3 2 fall
AHR-245 - Chiller Systems 1 3 2 spring
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
BAT-151 - HVAC Motors and Drives 2 3 3 spring
BAT-212 - BAT Logic and Programming 2 3 3 fall
BAT-221 - BAS Networking 2 3 3 fall
BAT-251 - Building Automation Controls 2 3 3 fall
ELC-111 - Intro to Electricity 2 2 3 fall

Major Electives: Select one

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-120 - HVACR Maintenance 1 3 2 summer
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer

Total Major Hours: 50

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(HUM 110 or higher)
Social/Behavioral Science: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Natural Science/Mathematics: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall, spring
PHY-121 - Applied Physics I 3 2 4 fall, spring

Total General Education Hours: 16-17

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
AHR-110 - Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 5 fall
AHR-113 - Comfort Cooling 2 4 4 fall
AHR-160 - Refrigerant Certification 1 0 1 fall
ELC-111 - Intro to Electricity 2 2 3 fall
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-112 - Heating Technology 2 4 4 spring
AHR-114 - Heat Pump Technology 2 4 4 spring
AHR-130 - HVAC Controls 2 2 3 spring
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course* 3-4
Summer Term
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-213 - HVACR Building Code 1 2 2 summer
Humanities/Fine Arts Course* 3
Major Elective* 2

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-215 - Commercial HVAC Controls 1 3 2 fall
BAT-212 - BAT Logic and Programming 2 3 3 fall
BAT-221 - BAS Networking 2 3 3 fall
BAT-251 - Building Automation Controls 2 3 3 fall
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-212 - Advanced Comfort Systems 2 6 4 spring
AHR-245 - Chiller Systems 1 3 2 spring
BAT-151 - HVAC Motors and Drives 2 3 3 spring
Social/Behavioral Sciences Course* 3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 66-67

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