Academics

    ACR

    ACR 101  Fundamentals of Refrigeration  (3-6-5)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers the refrigeration cycle, refrigerants, pressure temperature relationships and system components.

    ACR 102  Tools and Service Techniques  (2-3-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course is a basic study of the uses of tools and service equipment used in the installation and repair of HVAC equipment.

    ACR 106  Basic Electricity for HVAC/R  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course includes a basic study of electricity, including Ohm's Law and series and parallel circuits as they relate to heating, ventilating, air conditioning and/or refrigeration systems.

    ACR 110  Heating Fundamentals  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers the basic concepts of oil, gas and electric heat, their components and operation.

    ACR 120  Basic Air Conditioning  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisites:  ACR 101, ACR 106
    This course is a study of various types of air conditioning equipment including electrical components, schematics and service to the refrigerant circuit.

    ACR 122  Principles of Air Conditioning  (4-3-5)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  ACR 101
    This course is a study of the air cycle, psychometrics, load estimating and equipment selection.

    ACR 131  Commercial Refrigeration  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  ACR 101
    This course is a study of maintenance and repair of commercial refrigeration systems.

    ACR 140  Automatic Controls  (2-3-3)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    Prerequisite:  ACR 106
    This course is a study of the adjustment, repair and maintenance of a variety of pressure and temperature sensitive automatic controls.

    ACR 150  Basic Sheet Metal  (1-3-2)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers the tools and procedures required in the fabrication of duct work.

    ACR 160  Service Customer Relations  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers how to deal with different types of customers, selling techniques and correct record keeping.

    ACR 206  Advanced Electricity for HVAC/R  (1-3-2)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: ACR 140
    This course includes a practical application of electrical and electronic components and circuits used to control HVAC and/or refrigeration systems.

    ACR 210  Heat Pumps  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisites:  ACR 101, ACR 106
    Pre- or Co-requisite:  ACR 140
    This course is a study of theory and operational principles of the heat pump.

    ACR 220  Advanced Air Conditioning  (2-6-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisites:  ACR 101, ACR 106, ACR 210
    This course is an advanced study of air conditioning systems.

    ACR 240  Advanced Automatic Controls  (2-3-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisites:  ACR 106, ACR 140
    This course is a study of pneumatic and electronic controls used in air conditioning and refrigeration.