Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

Program Learning Outcomes

Certificate

1.  Student will demonstrate safety practices and proper use of electrical/HVACR tools.
 
2.  Analyze the comparison of medium and low temperature systems on refrigeration equipment.
 
3.  Demonstrate the use of HVACR testing tools to troubleshoot air conditioning systems and their components.
 
4.  Apply industry standards to calculate a HVACR air distribution system.
 
Associate of Applied Science
 
1.  Student will demonstrate safety practices and proper use of electrical/HVACR tools.
 
2.  Analyze the comparison of medium and low temperature systems on refrigeration equipment.
 
3.  Demonstrate the use of HVACR testing tools to troubleshoot air conditioning systems and their components.
 
4.  Apply industry standards to calculate a HVACR air distribution system.
 
5.  The student will be able to safely wire and install air conditioning equipment and evaluate system performance.

Advisory Committee Members

JJ Villegas Sr., Frontier Air
JJ Villegas Jr., Frontier Air
Mark Hernandez, Checkmark Refrigeration LLC
Luis Hess, Hess Air
Edgar Zamora, RGV Extreme Air Services
Steven Mojica, Service Refrigeration
Sandra Yarrison, Joe's Comfort Air
Rudy Cantu, Goodman
Rick Andreatos, National Commercial Equipment Repair
Arnold Ramirez, Gemaire Distributors
Adolfo De Leon, Crimson Refrigeration
Sergio Sanchez, Insco Distributing
Frank Nunez, Johnson Supply
Omar Florez, American AC & Heating
Sarah Hammond, Atlas Electrical, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Plumbing Service
Saul Cantu, Air Cool Tech
Rolando Perez, Global AC
Matt Cypher, Cytech Heating and Cooling L.C.
Adolfo Gonzalez, Johnstone Supply

Certificate

Associate Degree

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC 4
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles 4
HART 1410 HVAC Shop Practices and Tools 4
 Credit Hours12
Spring
HART 1445 Gas and Electrical Heating 4
HART 2431 Advanced Electricity for HVAC 4
HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design 4
HART 2438 Capstone: Air Conditioning Installation and Startup 4
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours28

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC 4
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles 4
HART 1410 HVAC Shop Practices and Tools 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
HART 2431 Advanced Electricity for HVAC 4
HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design 4
HART 2438 Capstone: Air Conditioning Installation and Startup 4
HART 1445 Gas and Electrical Heating 4
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall
HART 2434 Advanced Air Conditioning Controls 4
HART 2441 Commercial Air Conditioning 4
HART 2442 Commercial Refrigeration 4
Math Elective 1 3-4
 Credit Hours15-16
Spring
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 1 3
HART 2588 Internship - Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint. Technology/Technician 5
Humanities Elective 1 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 1 3
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours60-61