Heating AC Refrigeration Commercial AAS (72 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Employment is available with heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration service companies; wholesale supply companies; maintenance positions at hospitals, schools, supermarkets, etc. Other positions include sales, installation, and design, and manufacturer representatives. Technicians trained in this field will perform preventive maintenance to keep systems operating efficiently and respond to service calls to perform repairs to systems as needed. Service technicians will work alone much of the time and use their training and knowledge to diagnose systems and perform needed repairs.

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Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
HART1502 Copper and Gas Piping 1 Credits
HART1510 Sheetmetal 1 Credits
HART1514 Forced Air Heating 5 Credits
HART1518 Electrical Controls for Heating and A/C 4 Credits
HART1540 Internship - Residential 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
HART1506 Schematics & Blue Print Reading 3 Credits
HART1522 Installation of Heating and A/C 3 Credits
HART1526 Principles of Air Conditioning 4 Credits
HART1530 Heat Pumps 2 Credits
HART1534 Troubleshooting Heating & A/C 3 Credits
HART1538 HART Job Preparation 1 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester III
HART2506 Commercial Refrigeration I 4 Credits
HART2510 Commercial Electrical and Controls 3 Credits
HART2526 Commercial Heating and HVAC Systems 3 Credits
HART2530 Commercial Load Calculating 2 Credits
HART2540 Internship - Commercial 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV
HART2502 Commercial Refrigeration II 4 Credits
HART2514 Compressor Operation & Troubleshooting 3 Credits
HART2518 Commercial Troubleshooting 2 Credits
HART2522 Commercial Air Conditioning 3 Credits
HART2534 Commercial HVAC Controls 2 Credits
General Education
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communications-Oral 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communications-Written 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 4 Mathematical/Logical Reasoning 3 Credits
MNTransfer General Education Electives 6 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $2,605

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.