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2023-2024 General Catalog 
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HCR 102 - Intro to Hvac-R

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 30
Total Lab Hours: 30
Course Description:
This course will help students better understand what the HVAC trade is as well as different career paths with a degree in this field. An introduction to HVAC systems, with an emphasis on electrical and mechanical fundamentals skills, including AC and DC electricity; electrical power supplies and wiring materials; meter operations; mechanical math and measurement; fasteners; and PVC assembly.

Mode(s) of Instruction: Face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: Testing Charge: $25.00

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn about residential HVAC equipment, their components, and how they function.
  • Students will learn techniques required to test components within a residential HVAC system.
  • Students will learn the operational cycle of a refrigeration unit.
  • Course material will prepare students to test to become EPA Certified

Course Objectives

  • Understand different equipment processes
  • Understand each component and how to test it
  • Begin to understand the refrigeration cycle
  • . Understand the EPA 608 exam importance

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