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2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
Degree Plan: Residential - Technician 3 Level 2 Certificate

(Level 2 Certificate)

Cedar Valley and Eastfield campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C2.HVAC.RES.TECH.17

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC* 4
HART 1403 Air Conditioning Control Principles* 4
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles* 4

Select any TWO courses from the following three categories:


Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3


Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3


Course Course Title Credit Hours
+Elective MATH Elective 3
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HART 1441 Residential Air Conditioning 4
HART 1445 Gas and Electric Heating 4
HART 2449 Heat Pumps 4
++Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HART 2438 Air Conditioning Installation and Startup 4
HART 2436 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 4
HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design 4
++Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 48

+ MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++Elective - must be selected from the following courses:

Any 3 credit-hour HART course not previously identified as part of the award pattern. 3


Any 3 credit-hour course shown below:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
SPAN 1300 Beginning Spanish Conversation 1 3

NOTE: These courses are taught in a five-week format.

NOTE: Some students enrolling in this program may plan to transfer to four-year institutions. They should consult with an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and to identify how courses will transfer to the four-year institution of their choice.