May 24, 2022
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology, AAS
Total Credits: 60
Major Number: 5889
CIP Code: 47.0201
Service and installation of heating, cooling, and commercial refrigeration equipment. The emphasis is on residential and commercial HVAC as well as commercial refrigeration. To work in the HVAC-R industry, students must obtain the EPA 608 Clean Air Act Certification. As part of the program, students will have the opportunity to take the EPA exam to obtain the required certification. In addition to these core concepts, the General Education courses required will help insure individuals have the necessary oral, written, and critical thinking skills to help them with their professional responsibilities.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 2: Critical Thinking
Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.
Goal 3 and/or 4: Natural Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning
Minimum of 3 credits; one course from either Goal 3 and/or Goal 4.
NOTE: Goal 3 courses do not have to be lab courses. Goal 4 courses must be numbered between MATH 1025 and MATH 1082 , or PHIL 1041
Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences
Minimum of 3 credits.
Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts
Minimum of 3 credits.
Goals 7-10: Theme Goals
Three credits in one Goal area selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.
Goal 8: Global Perspectives
Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility
Goal 10: People and the Environment
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 220.127.116.11
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Service, repair, and replace residential and commercial HVAC-R equipment.
- Maintain, order, and stock supplies used in HVAC-R service and repair.
- Perform and keep records of service work completed with residential and commercial customers.
- Demonstrate proper safety, use, storage, and disposal of refrigerant as governed by the EPA.
- Demonstrate proper safety and use of tools used in the HVAC-R industry.
Program Contact Information
Dennis Kerschner 651.779.3433 Room 1326 East
Pat Cramer 651.773.1719 Room 1326 East
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.