Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Air Conditioning Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Thomson campuses and the Columbia County Center

Entrance Dates: Fall and Summer: Augusta
Fall: Thomson and Columbia County Center
Length of Program: Three Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 51

Program Description: The Air Conditioning Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of air conditioning theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Air Conditioning Technology diploma and have the qualification of an air conditioning technician. High school diploma or GED is required to be admitted to the program.

Employment Opportunities: Since air conditioning has become standard in homes, businesses, and many industries, the need for craftsmen in this field will continue to increase. Many program graduates eventually open their own businesses.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 8 credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

 

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

OR

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

Occupational Courses, 43 credits

AIRC 1005REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1010REFRIGERATION PRIN & PRACTICES

4

AIRC 1020REFRIGERATION SYS COMPONENTS

4

AIRC 1030HVACR ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1040HVACR ELECTRIC MOTORS

4

AIRC 1050HVACR ELECT COMP & CONTRLS

4

AIRC 1060A/C SYSTEMS APPL & INSTALL

4

AIRC 1070GAS HEAT

4

AIRC 1080HEAT PUMPS & RELATED SYSTEMS

4

AIRC 1090TROUBLESHOOTING A/C SYSTEMS

4

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Note:

  • A background check and drug screening are routinely required by most employers before students are accepted for employment. For more information concerning field related requirements, contact a Program Advisor for Air Conditioning Technology.
  • A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses.

Guided Pathway

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Air Conditioning Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AIRC 1005REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1010REFRIGERATION PRIN & PRACTICES

4

AIRC 1020REFRIGERATION SYS COMPONENTS

4

AIRC 1030HVACR ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

4

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

AIRC 1040HVACR ELECTRIC MOTORS

4

AIRC 1050HVACR ELECT COMP & CONTRLS

4

AIRC 1060A/C SYSTEMS APPL & INSTALL

4

AIRC 1070GAS HEAT

4

 

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

OR

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

AIRC 1080HEAT PUMPS & RELATED SYSTEMS

4

AIRC 1090TROUBLESHOOTING A/C SYSTEMS

4

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

*Refer to the College Catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who are required to complete Learning Support classes or who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.

Augusta Evening Program

PROGRAM NAME: Air Conditioning Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Evening Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AIRC 1005REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1010REFRIGERATION PRIN & PRACTICES

4

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

AIRC 1020REFRIGERATION SYS COMPONENTS

4

AIRC 1030HVACR ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1040HVACR ELECTRIC MOTORS

4

Year 2 Fall Semester

AIRC 1050HVACR ELECT COMP & CONTRLS

4

AIRC 1060A/C SYSTEMS APPL & INSTALL

4

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

 

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

OR

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

Year 2 Spring Semester

AIRC 1070GAS HEAT

4

AIRC 1080HEAT PUMPS & RELATED SYSTEMS

4

AIRC 1090TROUBLESHOOTING A/C SYSTEMS

4

*Refer to the College Catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who are required to complete Learning Support classes or who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.

Grovetown Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Air Conditioning Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Grovetown Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

AIRC 1005REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1010REFRIGERATION PRIN & PRACTICES

4

AIRC 1020REFRIGERATION SYS COMPONENTS

4

AIRC 1030HVACR ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

4

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

Year 1 Spring Semester

AIRC 1040HVACR ELECTRIC MOTORS

4

AIRC 1050HVACR ELECT COMP & CONTRLS

4

AIRC 1060A/C SYSTEMS APPL & INSTALL

4

AIRC 1070GAS HEAT

4

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

Year 1 Summer Semester

AIRC 1080HEAT PUMPS & RELATED SYSTEMS

4

AIRC 1090TROUBLESHOOTING A/C SYSTEMS

4

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

 

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

OR

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.

Thomson Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Air Conditioning Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Thomson Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

OR

PSYC 1010BASIC PSYCHOLOGY

3

 

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

AIRC 1005REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1010REFRIGERATION PRIN & PRACTICES

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

AIRC 1020REFRIGERATION SYS COMPONENTS

4

AIRC 1030HVACR ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS

4

AIRC 1040HVACR ELECTRIC MOTORS

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

AIRC 1050HVACR ELECT COMP & CONTRLS

4

AIRC 1060A/C SYSTEMS APPL & INSTALL

4

AIRC 1070GAS HEAT

4

Year 2 Fall Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

AIRC 1080HEAT PUMPS & RELATED SYSTEMS

4

AIRC 1090TROUBLESHOOTING A/C SYSTEMS

4

NOTE: Please see the advisor for course availability.

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.