A.A.S. Degree in Commercial Refrigeration Technology (A35200)

The Commercial Refrigeration Technology curriculum is designed to prepare technicians with the knowledge and skills necessary for the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of refrigeration equipment found in commercial environments.

Students will work on commercial refrigeration systems including walk-in units, reach-in refrigerators and freezers, ice machines, and other refrigeration equipment found in restaurants, supermarkets, convenience markets, and food processing plants.

Graduates should be able to assist in the start-up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of commercial refrigeration equipment and systems.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
FALL SEMESTER 1
ACA 115--Success and Study Skills
AHR 110--Introduction to Refrigeration
AHR 111--HVACR Electricity
ELC 125--Diagrams and Schematics
ENG 115--Oral Communication
*MAT 115--Mathematical Models
SPRING SEMESTER 1
AHR 115--Refrigeration Systems I
AHR 160--Refrigerant Certification
AHR 180--HVACR Customer Relations
AHR 211--Residential System Design
REF 117--Refrigeration Controls
REF 123--Electrical Devices
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
SUMMER SEMESTER 1
REF 116--Commercial Systems I
FALL SEMESTER 2
AHR 125--HVAC Electronics
AHR 235--Refrigeration Design
AHR 263--Energy Management
REF 260--Commercial Systems II
REF 270--Refrigeration Servicing
SPRING SEMESTER 2
CIS 111--Basic PC Literacy
ENG 111--Expository Writing
REF 259--Refrigeration Codes
REF 275--Refrigeration Diagnostics
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
*May be substituted by MAT 120--Geometry & Trigonometry