HVAC/R A.A.S. Degree Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

HVAC/R Associate in Applied Science Degree (0037)

First Year

Total Semester Credits: 18
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
HVAR 100 Fitting, Fusion, and Fabrication 4
HVAR 101 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Principles I 4
HVAR 103 Basic Electrical Controls & Systems 4
  Human Relations Course 3
Total Semester Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
GT 105 Introduction to Technical Math OR 4
MATH 112 College Algebra OR  
  Higher Level Math  
HVAR 152 Advanced Refrigeration & A.C. Principles 4
HVAR 153 Heating Fundamentals 4
HVAR 201 Psychrometrics & Load Calculations 4
Total Semester Credits: 6
Summer Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HVAR 256 Adv. Elec. Controls & Systems* 4
HVAR 203 High Efficiency Heating Systems* OR 2
HVAR 280 Commercial Cooking Equipment I  

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Second Year

Total Semester Credits: 16.5
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HVAR 202 Commercial Refrigeration I 4
HVAR 208 Intro to HVAR Computer Applications 1.5
HVAR 211 Distr Panels & Elec Bldg Wiring 3
ENG 103 Technical Communication OR
Communications Course
3
HLTH 151 Personal Health and Wellness OR 2
HLTH 152 First Aid-Medical Self-Help  
  Humanities AND/OR Social Science Course 3
Total Semester Credits: 15.5
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HVAR 251 Commercial Refrigeration II 4
HVAR 252 Air Conditioning and Heating Sys. Design 4
HVAR 253 Licensing & Certification Prep** 3
HVAR 258 Natl Electrical Code Interpretation 3
HVAR 260 Refrigerant Transition/Recovery Cert. .5
HVAR 262 Air Delivery Systems Mtls & Mtds. 1

* HVAR 256 and HVAR 203 are only offered as summer courses.

** HVAR 253 is only offered in the spring semester.

All students must complete graduation degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.

Refer to the Online Course Catalog or Class Search link in eSTORM for a full course description.