Air Conditioning Technology - Diploma

FiRST YEAR COURSE SCHEDULE

First Semester

  • ACR 100 - Refrigeration Fundamentals - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 101 - Refrigeration Fundamentals Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • ACR 102- HVAC Electricity with ^ACR 103 - HVAC Electricity Lab OR Comparable Electrical Course* - 4-5 Credit Hours
  • ACR 130  Electrical Components - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 131-Electrical Components Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • Total Credit Hours: 15-20

Second Semester

  • ACR 200-Commercial Refrigeration (Elective)** - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 201-Commercial Refrigeration Lab (Elective)** - 2 Credit Hours
  • ACR 250-Cooling & Dehumidification - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 251-Cooling & Dehumidification Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • ACR 260-Heating & Humidification - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 262-Heating & Humidification Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • Total Credit Hours: 15

SECOND YEAR COURSE SCHEDULE

Third Semester

  • ACR 210 Ice Machines (Elective)** - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 270-Heat Pump Application - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 271- Heat Pump Application Lab - 2 Credit Hours
  • General Education1 - 3 Credit Hours
  • Total Credit Hours: 11

Fourth Semester

  • ACR 170 Heat Load/Duct Design - 3 Credit Hours
  • ACR 290- Journeyman Preparation (Elective)** - 3 Credit Hours
  • General Education1 - 3 Credit Hours
  • Computer/Digital Literacy2 - 3 Credit Hours
  • Total Credit Hours: 12

Total Credit Hours for Diploma: 47-54

Completion of Diploma or Additional Requirements for AAS/GOTS Degree

General Education Component

  • Quantitative Reasoning - 3 Credit Hours
  • Natural Sciences - 3 Credit Hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences -  3 Credit Hours
  • Heritage/Humanities - 3 Credit Hours
  • Written Communication -  3 Credit Hours
  • Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours

Technical Component

  • **Technical Core - 33-39 Credit Hours
  • Electives - 9-11 Credit Hours
  • Subtotal: 42-48 Credit Hours

Total Credits for Degree (including General Education): 33-39 Credit Hours

Note: Credit earned through certificate and diploma program/completion will be applicable toward the Associate of Applied Science in General Occupational/Technical Studies degree when consistent with the objectives of the student’s individual plan of study.

*Comparable Electrical Courses (Number of Credit Hours)

  • EET 154 Electrical Construction I (2) AND EET 155 Electrical Construction I Lab(2) OR
  • ETT 112 Basic Electrical Theory: Telenetworking (3) AND ETT 113 Basic Electrical Theory Lab(1) OR
  • ELT 110 Circuits I (5) OR
  • IMT 110 Industrial Maintenance Electrical Principles (3) AND IMT 111 Industrial Maintenance Electrical Principles Lab(2)

**Technical Elective List (Number of Credit Hours)

**For Diploma: A minimum of 8 credit hours of electives are required from the Technical Elective List.

**For Degree: A minimum of 9 credit hours of electives are required from the Technical Elective List.

  • ACR 210 Ice Machines(3)
  • ISX 100 Industrial Safety (3)
  • BRX 120 Basic Blueprint Reading (3) BRX 220 Blueprint for Construction(3)
  • ACR 200 Commercial Refrigeration(3)
  • ACR 201 Commercial Refrigeration Lab(2) ACR 290 Journeyman Preparation(3)
  • ACR 291 Special Problems I Lab (1)
  • ACR 293 Special Problems II Lab (2) ACR 295 Special Problems III Lab (3)

This list is not all inclusive; other courses may be taken with the approval of the program coordinator. Please note that the electives in the semester plan meet the requirements of some or all certificates in the Air Conditioning Technology program.

^Course Substitutions - A 3 credit hour course from the Technical Electives List may be substituted for ACR 103.

Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each technical course

1credit hours of general education courses are needed to fulfill the requirements of a diploma. One course from each area: Area 1 (written communication, oral communication, or humanities/heritage). Area 2 (social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences or quantitative reasoning). *Please see your advisor for a list of classes of approved courses.

2Computer/Digital Literacy course OR demonstrated competency must be met to fulfill requirements for Diploma. Please see your advisor for approved courses and/or testing information.

Curriculum in the KCTCS system is constantly being reviewed and updated to ensure quality and relevance. This check sheet should be used only as a guide for meeting the course requirements for each credential. See your advisor to confirm course requirements.

Revised: Fall 2014