Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Diploma (D35100) - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Diploma (D35100)

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.

Heating Technology - HVACR Maintenance - Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Diploma (D35100)

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-213 - HVACR Building Code 1 2 2 summer
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
ELC-111 - Intro to Electricity 2 2 3 fall

Major Electives: Select 2 hours

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: 30

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
General Education:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(HUM 110 or higher)

Total General Education Hours: 6

Fall Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
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
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ELC-111 - Intro to Electricity 2 2 3 fall

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

Summer Term

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-120 - HVACR Maintenance 1 3 2 summer
AHR-213 - HVACR Building Code 1 2 2 summer
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(HUM 110 or higher)

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-110 - Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 5 fall
AHR-160 - Refrigerant Certification 1 0 1 fall
ELC-111 - Intro to Electricity 2 2 3 fall
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-112 - Heating Technology 2 4 4 spring
AHR-130 - HVAC Controls 2 2 3 spring
Summer Term
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-120 - HVACR Maintenance 1 3 2 summer
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
(HUM 110 or higher)

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-113 - Comfort Cooling 2 4 4 fall
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-114 - Heat Pump Technology 2 4 4 spring
BAT-111 - Building Automation Systems 1 3 2 spring
Summer Term
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
AHR-213 - HVACR Building Code 1 2 2 summer

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36

 

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