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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology - General Technology, AAS


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Program Start Date: Any Term
Minimum Program Length: 74 academic weeks; 5 terms day; 67 credits
Program ID:  AAS.GHVAC
Curriculum Code: 35318

Program Description

Students will complete a primary specialty in HVAC and minor in a secondary specialty specific to their educational and career goals.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience repairing HVAC systems, designing heating and AC systems, servicing air conditioning systems, using test equipment and reading blueprints.

Professional Opportunities

HVAC sales representative, HVAC or electrical controls technician.

Unique Aspects

Students must be a graduate of an HVAC certificate or diploma program and, aided by their academic advisor, select a secondary specialty that meets their personal and professional career goals.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate professional behavior and customer-related business skills as related to the HVAC industry.
  2. Compose and format business documents (e.g., customer tickets, summaries, job reports).
  3. Evacuate, charge and recover refrigerant from Air Conditioning and Refrigeration systems.
  4. Calculate residential heat loss and heat gain.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

Total Credits: 67


Semester Display


Fourth Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences General Education Course Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Section above).
  • Secondary Technical Specialty Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Secondary Technical Specialty Section above).
  • Secondary Technical Specialty Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Secondary Technical Specialty Section above)
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Fifth Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Course Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Humanities/Fine Arts Section above).
  • Secondary Technical Specialty Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Secondary Technical Specialty Section above).
  • Secondary Technical Specialty Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Secondary Technical Specialty Section above).

Total Credits: 67


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