Academic Catalogs

Heating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

HVAC A1003 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Principles  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Course covers heat principles, heat loads, refrigeration cycle, system components, refrigerant properties, system operation, soldering and oxy-acetylene brazing.

HVAC A1013 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Basic Electrical for HVAC-R  
Advisory: HVAC A100.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Basic electrical theory & application. Students will build a variety of series and parallel circuits using switches, contactors, relays, thermostats, transformers and other controls used in the HVAC-R field in addition to using miscellaneous electrical components.

HVAC A1023 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Refrigeration Service  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Operation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and repair of Commercial refrigeration systems. This course may be taken two times. Theory, operation, maintenance and trouble-shooting of absorption system.

HVAC A1033 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Air Conditioning Service  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.
Advisory: HVAC A105.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Operation, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of air conditioning systems and their components for proper function.

HVAC A1043 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Air Balance  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.
Advisory: HVAC A103 and HVAC A105.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Operation and maintenance of air conditioning and heating ducts and their controls; various methods of distribution and the means to deliver proper air flow.

HVAC A1053 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Controls used in the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration that include temperature, pressure, overload and safety controls. This course may be taken two times.

HVAC A1063 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Non-Residential Applications for HVAC  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Fundamentals of operation, maintenance, and trouble shooting of non-residential equipment and systems. Topics include but are not limited to chillers, centrifugal, reciprocal, absorption, and other current systems.

HVAC A1103 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Pneumatic Controls  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Students will operate, maintain, diagnose and repair basic pneumatic controls from installation to service requirements. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

HVAC A1113 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Ice Machine Service & Repair  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.
Advisory: HVAC A102.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The operation, diagnostics, repair, and service of current ice machines. Course to include hands-on training with tools of the trade, i.e., gauges, electrical meters and all hand tools used for service and repair.

HVAC A1403 Units (45 lecture hours; 36 lab hours)  
Building Automation  
Prerequisite(s): HVAC A100 and HVAC A101.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Fundamental applications and design of building automation systems for HVACR.