Air Cond & Refrigeration Tech (601)

Information provided includes course descriptions by subject only.
For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

601-110 Air Conditioning Fundamentals

Air Conditioning Fundamentals is a course designed to teach the principles of operation of commercial and residential air conditioning systems as encountered in the HVAC/R servicing and installation business. This course is almost entirely theory with some laboratory covering the use of measuring instruments during operation of HVAC/R systems. All aspects of safety will be emphasized and reviewed throughout the course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724558601-110MT08/28/2017 - 10/17/20177:30am - 11:25amEsser, C.Milton

601-111 Print Reading and Code

HVAC print reading is analyzed in relation to each of the curriculum’s systems: heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The students will be able to understand, recognize and apply symbols and specifications pertaining to each system as they are explained so that they can be followed in the system’s installation and repair. Overview of National Codes and Standards will be discussed and reviewed.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750337601-111M08/29/2017 - 12/18/201712:00pm - 1:50pmEsser, C.Milton

601-112 ACR Piping Practices

Students will examine and use the fundamental tools, equipment, and procedures used in pipefitting in this course. Matching system components and making proper connections are studied, planned, and practiced. Applications to domestic water distribution and hot water production will be reviewed. The student will also be introduced to duct work fabrication.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

601-113 Refrigerant Recovery, Evacuation and Charging Methods

Students in this course will define, explain and analyze refrigerant recovery, recycle, and reclaim operations. Students will gain hands-on experience and practice in the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems as it pertains to EPA industry guidelines for recovery, recycle and reclaim operations.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751107601-113W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20174:30pm - 7:25pmEsser, C.Milton

601-114 Industrial Comp Exam Review

This course will be a comprehensive review of all applications and experiences from HVAC two year program at BTC. Students will engage in discussion and take practice exams that will enable them to hone their skills and knowledge in preparation for the Industrial HVAC Comprehensive Licensing Exam.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 1

601-115 Electrical Fundamentals

A sound electrical background is essential in order to become a successful HVAC/R technician. Electrical Fundamentals provides experience with electrical theories, circuits, devices, and equipment. This is a combination lecture/lab course involving hands on experience with HVAC/R electrical components.There will also be an introduction to electrical diagram reading and drawing along with computer-aided tutorials. Electrical safety will be thoroughly discussed and reviewed during the course.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724559601-115W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20177:30am - 11:25amJordan, A.Milton

601-120 Refrigeration Fundamentals

This course will study the function and operation of the basic components in the refrigeration cycle along with learning the use of service tools the HVAC/R technician will utilize on the job. Refrigeration Fundamentals is a combination lecture/lab course in which the students will be able to apply theory to the lab using actual HVAC/R equipment. Computer simulators will be introduced as teaching aids. On the job and lab safety will be emphasized.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

601-125 Computerized (HVAC/R) Design

In this course, instruction will be given in blueprint reading and drawing of mechanical systems. Outlays of various heating and cooling systems in relation to architectural buildings are used. Proper mechanical schematic, isometric piping and flow diagrams are discussed and drawn. In addition, computer software is utilized to calculate heat loss and heat gains on residential and commercial buildings.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

601-126

This course will study the function and operation of the basic components in the refrigeration cycle along with learning the use of service tools the HVAC/R technician will utilize on the job. Refrigeration Fundamentals is a combination lecture/lab course in which the students will be able to apply theory to the lab using actual HVAC/R equipment. Computer simulators will be introduced as teaching aids. On the job and lab safety will be emphasized.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750392601-126MT10/24/2017 - 12/18/20177:30am - 10:25amEsser, C.Milton

601-127

In this course, instruction will be given in blueprint reading and drawing of mechanical systems. Outlays of various heating and cooling systems in relation to architectural buildings are used. Proper mechanical schematic, isometric piping and flow diagrams are discussed and drawn. In addition, computer software is utilized to calculate heat loss and heat gains on residential and commercial buildings.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 2
Co-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750394601-127W08/23/2017 - 12/13/201712:00pm - 1:50pmJordan, A.Milton

601-130 Heating Systems

This course involves instruction and laboratory work on hydronic and steam systems. Students will be able to design, install, start-up and service gas and oil fired systems. This course is a combination of classroom presentation and lab.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751104601-130R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton

601-135 Motors and Motor Controls

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the operation of various types of control devices and how combinations of these devices can be applied and varied to secure the desired conditions in heating and cooling systems. Students will interpret and draw in depth wiring diagrams using actual HVAC/R equipment. Computers will also be utilized in the studying of wiring diagrams. This course is mostly application oriented, with a review of electrical theory and safety.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-115) and (804-306 or 804-113)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751105601-135M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20174:30pm - 8:25pmJordan, A.Milton

601-140 Control Circuit Applications

This course is designed to teach systems application of electrical controls in the HVAC/R field. Control Circuit Applications will continue to emphasize the understanding of wiring diagrams along with troubleshooting controls, mechanical and electro-mechanical controls, electronic control circuits, and HVAC/R control applications. This course is a combination of lab and theory.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-135)
Co-requisites: (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724564601-140R08/24/2017 - 12/14/201712:00pm - 3:50pmEsser, C.Milton

601-145 Heating Systems Applications

Heating System Applications covers the operation, maintenance and service of gas, propane and oil fired heating equipment. In addition, this class will also cover the operation and service procedure for heat pumps. This course is a balance of theory and application.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-130) and (804-306 or 804-113)
Co-requisites: (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201751054601-145W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton
Fall 201751055601-145M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20174:30pm - 8:25pmJordan, A.Milton

601-150 Air Conditioning Applications

This course includes the installation and service of air conditioning systems, including types of fan systems, duct service techniques, load calculating and estimating and air and fluid measurements. This course is a combination of classroom presentation and lab.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-110)
Co-requisites: (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724565601-150F08/25/2017 - 12/15/201712:00pm - 3:50pmJordan, A.Milton

601-155 Refrigeration Applications

This course involves servicing of commercial refrigeration systems using meters and service tools. Studies and calculations are made of commercial refrigeration systems, along with the design and selection of equipment. Refrigeration Applications is primarily hands on with some theory.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-120 or 601-126)
Co-requisites: (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724566601-155RF08/24/2017 - 10/13/20177:30am - 11:25amJordan, A.Milton

601-160 Hydronic Systems

This course involves instruction and laboratory work on hydronic and steam systems. Students will be able to design, install, start-up and service gas and oil fired systems. This course is a combination of classroom presentation and lab.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-130) and (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750705601-160R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton
Fall 201751056601-160M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20174:30pm - 8:25pmJordan, A.Milton
Fall 201751057601-160W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton

601-165 Electronic Energy Management Systems

Major types of automatic electrical control systems are described and compared. Programs, sensing and control points, signal transmission and processing, and other peripheral equipment which make up a complete building monitoring and control automation system are also explored. Students will be able to utilize computer controls either on the HVAC/R equipment or at a computer station to evaluate equipment operation. This course is a mixture of lecture along with some lab work.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-140) and (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750706601-165R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton
Fall 201751058601-165M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20174:30pm - 8:25pmJordan, A.Milton
Fall 201751059601-165W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton

601-170 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Service Internship

Students will have the opportunity to apply their classroom experience on the job. Local HVAC/R contractors have shown great interest in the program and are willing to accept students for internship. Internship time can be accrued throughout the two-year program to achieve a total of 108 hours.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

601-175 Servicing, Troubleshooting Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment

Various methods of troubleshooting and servicing of HVAC/R systems are studied. Utilizing manufacturer's guidelines and service tools, the student will demonstrate customer relations, mechanical aptitude and bookkeeping skills that are essential to becoming a well rounded service technician. The students will also perform computer simulated service calls to reinforce knowledge. This class is almost entirely hands on.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-140) and (601-150) and (601-155)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750868601-175M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20174:30pm - 8:25pmJordan, A.Milton
Fall 201751060601-175R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton
Fall 201751061601-175W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20174:30pm - 8:25pmEsser, C.Milton

601-180 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Installation

This course involves installing, starting up and maintaining a gas fired furnace with a central air conditioning system. The learner will begin by performing a residential load calculation and duct sizing using industry standard software. The information gathered from the load sizing software will then be used to select the correct HVAC system for the application. The student will then install the gas fired furnace along with the condensing unit, evaporator, ductwork, gas piping, refrigeration piping and control system. This course is almost entirely hands-on.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to 106011, HVAC/R Programs.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (601-120 or 601-126) and (601-130)
Co-requisites: (804-308 or 804-114)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201728957601-180RF10/19/2017 - 12/15/20177:30am - 11:25amJordan, A.Milton