Oct 17, 2021
This program prepares students to install, maintain, service, troubleshoot, and repair commercial refrigeration systems. The program enables students to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair walk-in freezers, ice machines, and other related machinery. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and hands-on work in the laboratory or in the field.
Academic Map: AAS - Air Conditioning Technology: Food Service Refrigeration 21-22
Student Learning Outcomes
- Incorporate workforce safety principals while performing basic tasks of a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technician.
- Interpret electrical/mechanical schematics on HVAC/R equipment to diagnose mechanical or electrical problems in a residential or light commercial environment.
- Appraise EPA rules, regulations, and refrigerant handling techniques in the performance of HVAC/R duties.
- Diagnose and repair electrical or mechanical problems on commercial refrigeration equipment.
General Education Requirements (22 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH courses MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG courses MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Communications (3 Credits)
Recommended: COM 115.
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Recommended: ALS 101.
Natural Science (3 Credits)
Recommended: ENV 101.
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
Recommended: GEOG 106.
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L).
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275).
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI).
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Recommended: HIST 100 or PSC 101.
Special Program Requirements (39.5 Credits)
Core Requirements (39.5 credits)