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Course Number: HART 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Basic Electricity for HVAC

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. This course is cross-listed as HART 1401. The student may register for either HART 1301 or HART 1401 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Air Conditioning Control Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic study of HVAC and refrigeration controls; troubleshooting of control components; emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits; a review of Ohm's law as applied to air conditioning controls and circuits. This course is cross-listed as HART 1403. The student may register for either HART 1303 or HART 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Refrigeration Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components and safety. This course is cross-listed as HART 1407 and HART 1507. The student may register for either HART 1307, HART 1407, or HART 1507 but may receive credit for only one of the three. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: EPA Recovery Certification Preparation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Certification training for HVAC refrigerant recovery and recycling. Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1394 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Basic Electricity for HVAC

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, and component theory and operation. This course is cross-listed as HART 1301. The student may register for either HART 1401 or HART 1301 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.,3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Air Conditioning Control Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of HVAC and refrigeration controls; troubleshooting of control components; emphasis on use of wiring diagrams to analyze high and low voltage circuits; a review of Ohm's law as applied to air conditioning controls and circuits. This course is cross-listed as HART 1303. The student may register for either HART 1303 or HART 1403 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Refrigeration Principles

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components and safety. This course is cross-listed as HART 1407. The student may register for either HART 1307 or HART 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Residential Air Conditioning

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HART 1403, HART 1407 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditions, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Gas And Electric Heating

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HART 1401, HART 1403 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of the procedures and principles used in servicing heating systems including gas fired and electric furnaces. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Energy Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic heat transfer theory; sensible and latent heat loads; building envelope construction; insulin, lighting, and fenestration types; and conducting energy audit procedures. The course develops energy audit recommends based on local utility rates building use, and construction. Laboratory activities include developing energy audit reports, installing energy saving devices, and measuring energy consumption. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Commercial Air Conditioning System Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced study in essential elements of commercial air conditioning contracting including duct systems design and/or material takeoff; weight estimating; equipment selection using manufacturers catalog data; job cost estimating, scheduling, preparation of shop drawings and submittals. This course is cross-listed as HART 2402. The student may register for either HART 2302 or HART 2402 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Advanced Air Conditioning Controls

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and application of electrical control devices, electromechanical controls, and/or pneumatic controls. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests. This course is cross-listed as HART 2436. The student may register for either HART 2336 or HART 2436 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Commercial Air Conditioning

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. This course is cross-listed as HART 2441. The student may register for either HART 2341 or HART 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Commercial Refrigeration

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Theory and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration; medium, and low temperature applications and ice machines. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2368 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Practical general training and experiences in the workplace. The college with the employer develops and documents an individualized plan for the student. The plan relates the workplace training and experiences to the student's general and technical course of study. The guided external experiences may be paid or unpaid. (21 Ext.)


Course Number: HART 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Heating, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: HART 1401, HART 1403, and HART 1407.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: HART 2436 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HART 1441, HART 1445, HART 2449, or consent of instructor.
Course Description: An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests. This course is cross-listed as HART 2336. The student may register for either HART 2436 or HART 2336 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Air Conditioning Installation and Startup

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HART 1441, HART 1445 and HART 2449.
Course Description: A study of air conditioning system installation, refrigerant piping, condensate disposal, and air cleaning equipment with emphasis on startup and performance testing. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2441 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Commercial Air Conditioning

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less. This course is cross-listed as HART 2341. The student may register for either HART 2341 or HART 2441 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Advanced standing, or consent of instructor.
Course Description: Study of the properties of air and results of cooling, heating, humidifying or dehumidifying; heat gain and heat loss calculations including equipment selection and balancing the air system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HART 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC

Course Title: Heat Pumps

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HART 1441 and HART 1445 or consent of instructor.
Course Description: A study of heat pumps, heat pump control circuits, defrost controls, auxiliary heat, air flow, and other topics related to heat pump systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.