Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Course Descriptions

AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration

This course introduces the basic refrigeration process used in mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics include terminology, safety, and identification and function of components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify refrigeration systems and components, explain the refrigeration process, and use the tools and instrumentation of the trade.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 6
Semester Hours Credit: 5
Prerequisite: MAT 060 or DMA 010, 020, 030; DRE 096, or satisfactory score on placement test
Corequisite: None
AHR 110 Course Outline


AHR 112 Heating Technology

This course covers the fundamentals of heating including oil, gas, and electric heating systems. Topics include safety, tools and instrumentation, system operating characteristics, installation techniques, efficiency testing, electrical power, and control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the basic oil, gas, and electrical heating systems and describe the major components of a heating system.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 4
Semester Hours Credit: 4
Prerequisite: MAT 060 or DMA 010, 020, 030; DRE 096, or satisfactory score on placement test
Corequisite: None
AHR 112 Course Outline