FIRST SEMESTER

Course Description

This course introduces the basic refrigeration, process used in mechanical refrigeration and air, conditioning systems. Topics include terminology,, safety, and identification and function of, components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and, instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration, systems. Upon completion, students should be able, to identify refrigeration systems and components,, explain the refrigeration process, and use the, tools and instrumentation of the trade.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 6

AHR 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces electricity as it applies, to HVACR equipment. Emphasis is placed on power, sources, interaction of electrical components,, wiring of simple circuits, and the use of, electrical test equipment. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate good wiring, practices and the ability to read simple wiring, diagrams.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

AHR 113
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course covers the installation procedures,, system operations, and maintenance of residential, and light commercial comfort cooling systems., Topics include terminology, component operation,, and testing and repair of equipment used to, control and produce assured comfort levels. Upon, completion, students should be able to use, psychrometrics, manufacturer specifications, and, test instruments to determine proper system, operation.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 4

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected