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Summer Semester 2021 Catalog

Air Conditioning Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Augusta Campus

Entrance Dates: Fall and Summer: Augusta
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.

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 8 credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

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

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

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

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

 

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