Heating and Air Conditioning

Heating and Air Conditioning

About the Program

The Heating and Air Conditioning program of study is a two -year program comprised of both classroom instruction and laboratory experiments with students receiving training in welding, the laws of refrigeration, the basic refrigeration cycle, the purpose and operation of compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering devices, and oil coolers. The student learns how to troubleshoot, repair, and install all types of domestic and commercial refrigeration and heating systems. Also, he/she learns to estimate heating and cooling loads, to give job estimates, to care for tools and equipment, and to set up a service shop and safety. An Associate of Applied Science degree or Certificate can be obtained after successful completion of two years.

 

Admission Requirements

Priority given to applicants with ACT composite of 14 or an equivalent ACCUPLACER score. All applicants must present documents of their scores.

 

Job Opportunities

Maintenance or service technician. Cleans, repairs, or installs air conditioning and heating units, including coils, condensation pans, drain lines, cooling towers.

 

Advisor

 

Robby Reid

Program Director – Heating and Air Conditioning

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666

601-276-3727

breid@smcc.edu

 

View Course Pamphlet

Program Costs

Tuition and Fees*:

$ 1,145.00

Room and Board*: 

$ 1,490.00

Books:

200.00

Tool Kit:

400.00

       *Fee charged per semester

Career Information

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be qualified for, but not limited to, the following careers:

Gainful Employment

Graduate Information

Year

Completed

Placed

2010-11

35%

47%

2011-12

26%

89%

2012-13

100%

29%

2013-14

100%

54%

2014-15

100%

60%