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2016 - 2017 Catalog
Program: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology


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AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION - RESIDENTIAL TECHNICIAN I

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

Cedar Valley and Eastfield

(Block Scheduling available at Eastfield College)

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HVAC.RESID.I

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC* 4
HART 1403 Air Conditioning Control Principles* 4
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles* 4
12

SEMESTER II

HART 1441 Residential Air Conditioning 4
HART 1445 Gas and Electric Heating 4
HART 2449 Heat Pumps 4
12
Minimum Required Hours 24

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

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION - RESIDENTIAL TECHNICIAN III

(Level II Certificate)

Cedar Valley and Eastfield only

(Block Scheduling available at Eastfield College)

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

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

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

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:

CATEGORY I

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3

CATEGORY II

SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3

CATEGORY III

+Elective MATH Elective 3
18

SEMESTER II

HART 1441 Residential Air Conditioning 4
HART 1445 Gas and Electric Heating 4
HART 2449 Heat Pumps 4
++Elective 3
15

SEMESTER III

HART 2438 Air Conditioning Installation and Startup 4
HART 2436 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 4
HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design 4
++Elective 3
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 three (3) credit hour HART course not previously identified as part of the award pattern. 3>
OR
Any three (3) credit hour course shown below:
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
SPAN 1300 Beginning Spanish Conversation I 3

NOTE: These courses are taught i 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.

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AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION -- RESIDENTIAL

Gainful Employment Information

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Cedar Valley and Eastfield

(Block Scheduling available at Eastfield College)

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

Degree Plan Code: AAS.HVAC.RESID.17

This program is designed to train students to meet employment requirements in the field of residential air conditioning. This will include the installation, repair and maintenance of residential air conditioning equipment. Included in this program is the study of residential air conditioners, heat pumps, gas and electric furnaces, humidifiers, and the design of residential air conditioning systems. Throughout the entire program an emphasis is placed on current techniques used by service technicians.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC* 4
HART 1403 Air Conditioning Control Principles* 4
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles* 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
15

SEMESTER II

HART 1441 Residential Air Conditioning 4
HART 1445 Gas and Electric Heating 4
HART 2449 Heat Pumps 4
+Elective MATH Elective 3
15

SEMESTER III

HART 2438 Air Conditioning Installation and Startup 4
HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design 4
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
HART 1394 Special Topics in Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic and Repairer 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
17

SEMESTER IV

HART 2436 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 4
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
+++Elective 3
+++Elective 3
13
Minimum Hours Required 60

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

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

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

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

OR

Any 3 credit-hour course shown below:

ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
SPAN 1300 Beginning Spanish Conversation I 3

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

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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