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Heating, Ventilation, Air Cond/Refrig - Foundation - Diploma

44 Credits
DIP 3483
Degree Description

Trained, highly skilled personnel are needed for the exciting new technological demands of the residential/commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Independent and critical thinking men and women instilled with troubleshooting and electrical control circuit skills are vital for the future installation and servicing of HVAC/R equipment. The HVAC/R program at SCC is designed to prepare these individuals for entry-level positions in the HVAC/R field.  To participate in the program, individuals should have a strong mechanical aptitude, strong math skills and enjoy problem solving.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester

Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (16 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
HVAC2000 Electrical Circuits (2 Credits)
HVAC2010 IPH Motors and Auxiliary Controls (2 Credits)
HVAC2100 Refrigeration Theory (2 Credits)
HVAC2110 Refrigeration Controls (2 Credits)
HVAC2120 Testing Refrigeration Systems (2 Credits)
HVAC2205 Coolers/Freezers Electrical Systems & Components (3 Credits)
HVAC2215 Coolers/Freezers Refrigeration Diagnostics & Operations (3 Credits)
HVAC2220 Commercial Ice Makers (3 Credits)
HVAC2230 Commercial Alternative Systems (1 Credit)
HVAC2240 Central Air Conditioning (2 Credits)
HVAC2251 Brazing (2 Credits)
HVAC2301 Indoor Air Quality (1 Credit)
HVAC2310 Hydronic Heat (2 Credits)
HVAC2320 Gas Heat (3 Credits)
HVAC2325 Commercial Package Heat/Cool Units (2 Credits)
HVAC2340 Sheet Metal Ductwork Fabrication (3 Credits)

Elective Credits (9 Credits)

Technical Courses - Select 9 credits from any HVAC course or MKT 1800.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.