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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Course Code
HVAC 1000  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Refrigeration Fundamentals 
Description You will learn the theory of refrigeration involving temperature/pressure relationship, heat transfer, sensible and latent heat, and laws of thermal dynamics. The mechanical refrigeration cycle (including compressors, metering devices, evaporators, and condensers) will be covered, along with refrigeration pressure controls and heat pump theory. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
HVAC 1005  Credits 1 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Basic Electricity  
Description This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of direct and alternating current circuits. You will learn how to properly use electrical circuit testing instruments and electrical hand tools. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052



Course Code
HVAC 1015  Credits 2 Lec View Details
Title OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training  
Description This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 30- Hour Construction Safety Training requirements. You will learn various OSHA policies, standards, and procedures as they apply to the construction industry. Hazards associated with the construction industry will be brought to your attention. OSHA safety and health principles will be applied to the work place in order to minimize the effects theses hazards may have. Must be taken A-F.  
Prerequisites  

Placement into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
HVAC 1050  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Trade Tools and Test Instruments 
Description This course covers specialty hand tools and power equipment used by HVACR technicians and electricians. Use and maintenance of various test instruments to diagnose and repair commercial and residential HVACR equipment will also be covered. Instruments used to perform electrical work will be covered as well. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into ENGL 1110 or completion of ENGL 0900 or ENGA 0900 or ESOL 0051.



Course Code
HVAC 1100  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Copper Fabrication 
Description This course will teach you techniques for cutting, bending, swaging, flaring, soldering, and brazing various types and sizes of refrigeration tubing and pipe. Refrigeration fittings, correct installation procedures and basic welding procedures will also be covered. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
HVAC 1150  Credits 2.00 Lec View Details
Title Refrigerant Management 
Description This course is the study of all refrigerants used in today's refrigeration and air conditioning industry. This course also covers refrigerant retrofit procedures. You will examine topics such as safe handling, refrigeration oils, health hazards, application, UL classifications, ozone-depletion issues, and ozone-safe replacement refrigerants. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000.



Course Code
HVAC 1155  Credits 1 Lec 2 Lab View Details
Title Electric Motors and Motor Controls 
Description This course covers basic theory, operation, application, maintenance, identification, and repair of electrical motors used in commercial and residential HVAC-R applications. You will learn about hermetic compressors and related motor starting and protection controls. Must be taken A-F.  
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1005, HVAC 1050 and HVAC 1250.



Course Code
HVAC 1250  Credits 2.00 Lec View Details
Title Interpreting Schematic Drawings 
Description This course gives a systematic approach for reading, creating, and troubleshooting electrical diagrams for HVAC and R equipment, as well as other electrical equipment. Multiple voltage, single- and three-phase circuits will be covered. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.



Course Code
HVAC 1300  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title HVAC and R Controls 
Description This course covers advanced control circuits for commercial and residential heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. Diagnostic procedures involving advanced HVAC and R schematics, temperature controls, timing controls, modulating motors, heat pump controls, and other various HVAC and R electrical components will also be covered. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005, HVAC 1050 and HVAC 1250.



Course Code
HVAC 2000  Credits 1.00 Lec View Details
Title Service Procedures for HVAC and R Technicians 
Description This course covers business procedures necessary to be successful in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heating occupation. You will learn customer relations skills to prepare you to deal with a variety of situations encountered each day by HVAC and R technicians. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into ENGL 1110 or completion of ENGL 0900 or ENGA 0900 or ESOL 0051.



Course Code
HVAC 2010  Credits 1.00 Lab View Details
Title HVAC and R Internship 1 
Description This course is designed to give you exposure to the refrigeration, air conditioning and heating service trade. You will ride with HVAC and R technicians from a variety of service companies for a week to gain real-life experience in this industry. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005, and HVAC 1050.



Course Code
HVAC 2050  Credits 1.00 Int./Prac. View Details
Title HVAC and R Internship 2 
Description This course is designed to give you exposure to the refrigeration, air conditioning and heating service trade. You will ride with HVAC and R technicians from a variety of service companies for a week to gain real-life experience in this industry. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1005HVAC 1015HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1155 and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2100  Credits 2.00 Lec View Details
Title HVAC Design 
Description This course covers air conditioning theory involving psychometrics (load calculations for residential heating and cooling) using the Manual "J" method of load calculation and load calculation computer software programs. You will work with ventilation and duct sizing calculations, as well as the use of various air conditioning tools and test instruments. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000.



Course Code
HVAC 2150  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Central Air Conditioners 
Description

You will learn procedures for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of residential split-type air conditioning systems. The course will also cover charging procedures for high-efficiency equipment. Must be taken A-F. 

Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005HVAC 1015HVAC 1050, HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1155, HVAC 1250, and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2200  Credits 2.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Commercial Air Conditioners 
Description This course includes: troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of commercial air conditioning equipment, including large console units, computer room systems, cooling towers and large air handlers. Basic concepts of reciprocating and centrifugal chillers will also be covered. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005HVAC 1050, HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1250, and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2250  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Heat Pumps 
Description This course covers characteristics and operation of commercial and residential heat pump systems, including air-to-air, water-to-air, and ground loop systems. You will be given instruction on heat pump controls, diagnostic procedures and energy calculations. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005HVAC 1015, HVAC 1050, HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1155HVAC 1250 and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2300  Credits 2.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Commercial Refrigeration 
Description This course covers troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and installation of commercial refrigeration equipment, including walk-in coolers and freezers, soft-serve machines, commercial refrigerators, milk coolers, and supermarket equipment. You will learn about various electrical and mechanical components specific to commercial refrigeration systems. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1005HVAC 1015HVAC 1155, HVAC 1000, HVAC 1050, HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1250 and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2350  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Commercial Ice Machines 
Description This course covers troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and installation of commercial ice-making equipment (such as Manitowoc, Scotsman, Crystal Tips, Koldraft, Whirlpool, and Hoshisaki). Instruction on both flake and cube machines will be provided. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005HVAC 1015, HVAC 1050, HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1155HVAC 1250 and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2400  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title HVAC Rooftop Systems 
Description This course will cover equipment, interpretation of electrical diagrams and economizer packages. You will learn procedures for maintenance and repair of commercial roof-top units used for heating and cooling purposes. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1000, HVAC 1005HVAC 1015, HVAC 1050, HVAC 1100, HVAC 1150, HVAC 1155HVAC 1250 and HVAC 1300.



Course Code
HVAC 2450  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Indoor Air Quality 
Description This course covers theory, operation, and installation of commercial and residential air filtration equipment, including media air filters and electronic air cleaners. Commercial and residential humidifiers, theory, operation and installation of residential air exchange systems, and carbon monoxide testing will be covered. 
Prerequisites  

HVAC 1250.