Harrison County Campus
Start a Career in HVAC or Refrigeration
About the Program
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering
departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.
- Duct Work Design
Instruction prepares individuals to work in a commercial organization performing special tasks relating to designing duct work, assembly, installation, servicing, operation, and maintenance of heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems according to the standards of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and the Air Conditioning Engineers Inc. and Air Conditioning Refrigeration Institute (ARI).
Included are air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration devices; equipment, techniques, and systems; and maintenance and operation of these systems.
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Certificate
Total Credits: 37
Heating, A/C, and Refrigeration Diploma
|ACT 2624 - Heat Load and Air Properties||4|
|ACT 2324 - Commercial Refrigeration||4|
Total Credits: 8
Total Clock Hours: 1,080
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4**|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
*Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.