Academic Catalogs

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)

Credit Courses

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.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A100

    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.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A101

      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.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A102

        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.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A103

          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.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A104

            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.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A105

              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.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A106

                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.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A110

                  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.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A111

                    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.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing HVAC A140