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Heating and Air Conditioning (AAS-HVC)

Program Locations:  Atmore Campus and North Baldwin Center for Technology (Dual Enrollment)

Career-Technical Division

Length: Four Semesters

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Heating and Air Conditioning is an occupational degree, which introduces the principles of preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance. Students will learn to perform troubleshooting and analysis on machinery used in various facilities and apply sound maintenance practices in all aspects of their work.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of Alabama Transfers state transfer and articulation reporting system.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
ACR 111 Principles of Refrigeration 3
ACR 112 HVACR Service Procedures 3
ACR 119 Fundamentals of Gas Heating Systems 3
ACR 121 Principles of Electricity for HVACR 3
WKO 110 NCCER Core 3
WKO 107 or ORI 101 + 1
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
ACR 122 HVACR Electric Circuits 3
ACR 126 Commercial Heating Systems 3
ACR 147 Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Theory 3
ACR 148 Heat Pump Systems I 3
MTH 116 or MTH 100 + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
CIS 146 Computer Applications 3
ELT 114 Residential Wiring Methods 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
INT 117 Principles of Industrial Mechanics 3
HVAC Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
ACR 205 System Sizing and Air Distribution 3
CAR 111 Construction Basics 3
HVAC Elective + 3
History, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective + 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
Sub-total Credits 15


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502