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Program Description: The Air Conditioning Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of air conditioning theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Air Conditioning Technology diploma and have the qualification of an air conditioning technician.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Students identify basic Air Conditioning System Electrical Components.
•   Students will identify electrical problems in a non-functional Heat Pump system.
•   Students will identify mechanical problems in a non-functional Heat Pump system.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Industrial Drive, Thomasville

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Dates: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Air Conditioning Technology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 54 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

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Credit Hours

1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
  ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
  And one of the following (2-3 hours)
    EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
    PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
  And one of the following (3 hours)
    MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
    MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
    MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (3)
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
    COLL 1500 Student Success  
3. Occupational Courses (43 hours)
  AIRC 1005 Refrigeration Fundamentals 4
  AIRC 1010 Refrigeration Principles and Practices 4
  AIRC 1020 Refrigeration Systems Components 4
  AIRC 1030 HVACR Electrical Fundamentals 4
  AIRC 1040 HVACR Electrical Motors 4
  AIRC 1050 HVACR Electrical Components and Controls 4
  AIRC 1060 Air Conditioning Systems Applications and Installation 4
  AIRC 1070 Gas Heat 4
  AIRC 1080 Heat Pumps and Related Systems 4
  AIRC 1090 Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems 4
  XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective 3