Air Conditioning & Refrigeration AS Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration offers the students the opportunity to learn the academic, occupational, communication, and technical training skills needed by a lead technician or project management personnel in the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry.

Required CoursesUnits
ACR 060Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I3
ACR 061Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II3
ACR 064Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity I3
ACR 065Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Electricity II3
ACR 075HVACR Systems Design3
ACR 076Facilities Maintenance - Chillers3
ACR 078Safe Refrigerant Handling & Management3
ACR 080Gas Heating3
ACR 083All Weather Heating & Cooling Systems3
Select 13 units from the following:13
Energy Conservation Methods for HVACR
Air Conditioning Refrigeration Work Experience (Maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience)
Architectural Blueprint Reading
Automotive Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
California Building Codes
California Mechanical Codes
Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Bookkeeping
Business Law I
Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Business Calculations
Business Communications
Computer Literacy
Energy Generation & Distribution Industry
Electricity & Electrical Theory
Energy Systems Technology
Industrial Calculations
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)
Required Subtotal27
Electives Subtotal13
COD General Education Pattern18
Kinesiology Activities2