PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION
Associate in Applied Science Degree WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for jobs in the refrigeration and air conditioning field. The occupational objectives include service, maintenance, repair, and installation of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.

Transfer Information: Although transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, NVCC has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions.  Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   AIR

111

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

 

 

   

 

Controls I

3

 

   AIR

121

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   PHY

101

Intro to Physics

4

 

HIS

 

Elective

3

 

   SVD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   AIR

122

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II

 

4

 

   AIR

134

Circuits & Controls

 

3

 

   AIR

154

Heating Systems I

 

4

 

   AIR

257

Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces

 

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   AIR

205

Hydronics & Zoning

4

 

   AIR

213

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls III

4

 

   AIR

251

Air Cond. Systems I

4

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

   AIR

207

Heat Loads and Psychrometrics

 

4

 

   AIR

235

Heat Pumps

 

4

 

   AIR

238

Advanced Troubleshooting & Service

 

4

 

   AIR

252

Air Cond. Systems II

 

4

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

17

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration = 69.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Select from HIS 101, 102, 111, 112, 255, or 256.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the  economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology) courses listed on page 40-41.

       
 
       

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