Technology and Health Division
The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (AIRC) Degree Program prepares students for entry level employment or for advancement of existing skills/knowledge without requiring any prior knowledge or experience. In addition to exposing students to core topics such as mechanical and electrical fundamentals, the Program includes coursework in heat loads, advanced electrical and mechanical, welding, math, codes and standards, and air properties. Hands-on labs throughout the program expose students to a cross-section of systems and equipment used in the industry.
The Program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the broad field of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration and leads to occupations in design, manufacturing, operation, sales, distribution, installation, maintenance, repairs, and controls. There are no prerequisites and/or enrollment limitations.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|AIRC 10||Technical Mathematics in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||2|
|AIRC 11||Welding for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||2|
|AIRC 12||Air Conditioning Codes and Standards||3|
|AIRC 20||Refrigeration Fundamentals||4|
|AIRC 25||Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||5|
|AIRC 26||Gas Heating Fundamentals||2|
|AIRC 30||Heat Load Calculations and Design||4|
|AIRC 31||Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||4|
|AIRC 32A||Air Properties and Measurement||1.5|
|AIRC 34||Commercial Systems||4|
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