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Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 62 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Associate in Applied Science degree program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills pertaining to the maintenance, repairing, and designing of residential heating, cooling, and commercial refrigeration systems. After completing this program consisting of extensive laboratory as well as lecture-based coursework, graduates will be able to work as entry-level technicians in the following job classifications: heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics, sheet metal duct installers, residential heating and air conditioning installers, and general facilities repair persons.

Admission to the Program:

1 year of high school algebra or MAT 094 with a grade of "C" or better

 

 

 

Program Note:

To remain in and Graduate from Program: "C" or better in each course.

Students must take the Residential and Light Commercial Refrigeration ICE exams in order to graduate. 

 

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
REACT 110; REACT 111; MAT 106; REACT 118

Spring Semester 1:
REACT 112; REACT 113; ELCTK 111; ARCTK 119; REACT 119; Humanities

Summer Semester 1:
ENGL 110; REACT 137

Fall Semester 2:
REACT 120; REACT 130; PHYSC 110; REACT 138

Spring Semester 2:
REACT 121; REACT 131; ENGL 125 or COMM 110; REACT 139; Social Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 125BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3
or
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE **3
MAT 106APPLIED ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY 4
PHYSC 110ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT 4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ARCTK 119BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION 1
ELCTK 111RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL WIRING 2
REACT 110REFRIGERATION I 4
REACT 111AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS I 3
REACT 112REFRIGERATION II 4
REACT 113AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS II 3
REACT 118ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R 4
REACT 119SHEET METAL FOR HVAC/R 2
REACT 120FURNACES AND HEAT PUMPS I 4
REACT 121FURNACES AND HEAT PUMPS II 4
REACT 130COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION AND ICE MACHINES I 4
REACT 131COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION AND ICE MACHINES II 4
REACT 137OCCUPATION INTERNSHIP I 1
REACT 138OCCUPATION INTERNSHIP II 1
REACT 139RESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS INSTALLATION 1

* Recommended Humanities: HUMAN 124
** Recommended Social Sciences: ECON 110, PSY 110, HIST 201

For Program Information Contact:

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department

Dirksen Building, Room 09
(309)694-8566