Heating and 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

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.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • San Joaquin Delta College Associate Degree General Education (AA-GE) pattern (24 units)
  • California State University General Education (CSU-GE) pattern (40 units)
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum - CSU Version (IGETC-CSU) pattern (37 units)

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Major Requirements - Core Requirements

Complete 38 units

ELEC 030

Fundamentals of Electricity

5

HVACR 070A

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

2.5

HVACR 070B

Intermediate Refrigeration

2.5

HVACR 071A

Air Conditioning Components and Circuits

6

HVACR 071B

Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

6

HVACR 071C

Air Conditioning Systems and Heat Pumps

6

HVACR 072A

Intro to Residential Gas Heating

2.5

HVACR 072B

Commercial Gas Heating Devices

2.5

MECH 081

Metal Trade Layout and Forming

5

Minimum Major Units Required: 38

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 62