Heating & Air Conditioning: Refrigeration, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Heating and Air Conditioning A.S. Degree, the student demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training to service and repair heating and air conditioning equipment; ability to mechanically and electrically troubleshoot problems typically encountered in the industry; and completion of EPA refrigerant recovery exam for their certification. A grade of C or better is required in each course.

Minimum Units Required: 64

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

MECH 030A

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

3

MECH 031A

Air Conditioning Components and Circuits

6

ELEC 030

Fundamentals of Electricity

5

GE Choice*

Learning Skills - Group B Course

3-5

Second Semester

MECH 030B

Intermediate Refrigeration

3

MECH 031B

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

6

MECH 032A

Air Conditioning Control Circuit Analysis

3

GE Choice*

Natural Sciences Course

3-5

GE Choice*

Learning Skills - Group A Course

3-6

Third Semester

MECH 031C

Air Conditioning Systems and Heat Pumps

6

MECH 032B

Refrigeration Control Circuit Analysis

3

GE Choice*

Learning Skills - Group C Course

3

GE Choice*

Social Science - Group A Course

3

Fourth Semester

MECH 060

Metal Trade Layout and Forming

5

GE Choice*

Humanities Course

3-5

GE Choice*

Contemporary Perspective Course

3

GE Choice*

Social Science - Group B Course

3

*Electives

 

 

Courses must be selected from the appropriate area of the General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Minimum Units 64