(Jefferson Davis Campus)
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. 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.
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education 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.
Heating, A/C and Refrigeration Certificate
Heating, A/C and Refrigeration Diploma
Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree
- ENG 1113 /1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English Credit(s): 3/4
- SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I Credit(s): 3
- Math/Natural Science Elective Credit(s): 3/4**
- Social/Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3
- Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credit(s): 3
Please refer to "The Credit by Non-Traditional Means " section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
*Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.
**MAT 1033 , MAT 1313 or Higher or Any Lab Science.