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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 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

Students wishing to earn a Technical Degree in Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Used no more than one-third credit in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements: 45 Credit Hours

  • HACR Courses 42 Credits

Other Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 3

Total Credit Hours: 45


Curriculum Guide

Technical Diploma Total Credits: 45

Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

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