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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration. TD

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Program Mission

The mission of this program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in a variety of jobs in the field of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program prepares individuals to install, diagnose, repair, and maintain the operating condition of domestic, residential, and commercial air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. A Technical Diploma will be awarded upon the completion of the program requirements.

Program Goals

  • Students will acquire the analytical and critical skills needed to connect core knowledge and skills to discipline-specific information.
  • Students will acquire the ability to think and reason logically, using the language of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Technical Diploma will be able to:

  • Demonstrate uncompromised integrity and a commitment to exemplary customer service
  • Be able to explain the physics of heat and how it applies to the air conditioning and refrigeration field
  • Have the skills to diagnose and repair a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

Specific Degree Requirements

  • All students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to remain in good standing with the college.
  • Students must receive a C or better in each course to receive credit toward diploma.

Curriculum Structure

Major Area Requirements Technical Diploma

(45 Total credit hours)

  • Technical Diploma 45 credits
  • Certificate Option 17 credits

Includes specific Major Area requirements

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45

Curriculum Guide - Spring Start

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45

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