Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Technology and Health Division
This program is designed to prepare the student for employment in the broad field of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration. It leads to occupations in design, manufacturing, operation, sales, distribution, installation, maintenance, and repair. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with an advisor to discuss transferability of courses.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|AIRC 10||Technical Mathematics in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||2|
|AIRC 11||Welding for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||2|
|AIRC 12||Air Conditioning Codes and Standards||3|
|AIRC 20||Refrigeration Fundamentals||4|
|AIRC 25||Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||5|
|AIRC 26||Gas Heating Fundamentals||2|
|AIRC 30||Heat Load Calculations and Design||4|
|AIRC 31||Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration||4|
|AIRC 32A||Air Properties and Measurement||1.5|
|AIRC 34||Advanced Mechanical Refrigeration||4|
Program Learning Outcome
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:
- Properly handle refrigerants based on Section 608 of the clean air act.
- Evaluate, troubleshoot, and modify the electrical, mechanical and air side operation of an air conditioning or refrigeration system.
- Perform a residential heat load calculation, select the equipment, and size the ductwork based on ACCA's Manual J8 and Manual D.
- Select equipment and components for commercial refrigeration systems.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.