2021-2022 Course Catalog

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditions and Refrigeration Associate in Applied Science (058A)

Graduation Requirements

  1. Total Credit Hours: 61 credit hours in courses numbered 100 and above
  2. Cumulative Grade Point Average: 2.00 (‘C’) or better for all work applicable toward the degree that was completed at Richland
  3. Residency: 15 credit hours or more at Richland Community College

Additional Program Considerations

Students attending full-time who begin in spring may not finish in a two-year time frame. All AAS degrees include a required minimum of 15 general education credits.

A Fast Track option exists for HVAC students to take five (5) HVAC courses during fall semester and five (5) HVAC courses during spring semester to accelerate certificate and/or degree completion. The courses run 4 hours, 40 minutes MTWR, one course taught at a time, from beginning to end of semester.

  • Fall semester Fast Track sequence of courses: HVAC 100, 107, 130, 132, and 242
  • Spring semester Fast Track sequence of courses: HVAC 140, 202, 230, 240, and 251
  • Students who successfully complete the fall and spring Fast Track sequences of courses plus ENGT 105 earn the HVAC Residential Installer Certificate 058E and the Residential HVAC Certificate 058C

Articulated AAS Degree Programs

Articulated programs are designed for Richland students who intend to transfer to another institution to complete a four-year degree after earning an associate in applied science degree at Richland.

Success Coaches and other staff in the Student Success Center provide extensive transfer information on Richland’s associate in applied science degree transfer curriculum (2+2) articulated agreements with various baccalaureate institutions.

Franklin University (Columbus, OH)

Greenville University (Greenville, IL) – Organizational Leadership

Curriculum Requirements

Required Courses

CIS 110Computer Business Applications

3.0

COMM 120Business & Professional Speaking

3.0

Or

COMM 101Public Speaking

3.0

ENGL 110Professional & Technical Writing

3.0

Or

ENGL 101Composition 1

3.0

Or

ENGL 105Technical Writing in the Workplace

3.0

ENGT 105Occupational Safety (MSSC-1)

3.0

HVAC 100Refrigeration Fundamentals

3.0

HVAC 107HVAC/R Installation

3.0

HVAC 130Electricity Fundamentals

3.0

HVAC 132Control Applications

3.0

HVAC 140Troubleshooting Air ConditioningSystems

3.0

HVAC 202Residential and Self-Contained Refrigeration

3.0

HVAC 204Commercial Refrigeration

3.0

HVAC 206Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems

3.0

HVAC 230Motors and Controls

3.0

HVAC 240Residential Air Conditioning

3.0

HVAC 242Residential Heating Systems

3.0

HVAC 251Commercial HVAC/R

3.0

HVAC 290Work Experience and Seminar

3.0

Or

HVAC 295Workplace Simulation & Project

3.0

MATH 104Technical Mathematics

4.0

PREL 100Human Relations

3.0

PREL 110Supervision

3.0

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall Semester

CIS 110Computer Business Applications

3.0

ENGT 105Occupational Safety (MSSC-1)

3.0

HVAC 100Refrigeration Fundamentals

3.0

HVAC 107HVAC/R Installation

3.0

HVAC 130Electricity Fundamentals

3.0

Spring Semester

ENGL 110Professional & Technical Writing

3.0

Or

ENGL 101Composition 1

3.0

Or

ENGL 105Technical Writing in the Workplace

3.0

HVAC 140Troubleshooting Air ConditioningSystems

3.0

HVAC 202Residential and Self-Contained Refrigeration

3.0

HVAC 230Motors and Controls

3.0

HVAC 240Residential Air Conditioning

3.0

Fall Semester

COMM 120Business & Professional Speaking

3.0

Or

COMM 101Public Speaking

3.0

PREL 100Human Relations

3.0

HVAC 132Control Applications

3.0

HVAC 242Residential Heating Systems

3.0

MATH 104Technical Mathematics

4.0

Spring Semester

HVAC 251Commercial HVAC/R

3.0

HVAC 204Commercial Refrigeration

3.0

HVAC 206Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems

3.0

HVAC 290Work Experience and Seminar

3.0

Or

HVAC 295Workplace Simulation & Project

3.0

PREL 110Supervision

3.0

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