TSTC Harlingen
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration-Refrigeration Mechanic
Employment in the field of air conditioning and refrigeration technology is expected to increase as more homes and commercial and industrial facilities are built. Installations of energy-saving heating and air conditioning systems in older homes and buildings will also contribute to an increase in employment. This field offers a wide variety of career opportunities dealing with the technology of refrigeration, air conditioning and heating techniques in homes, work environment, transportation, food preservation and health.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information," it is recommended that the student have completed two units of high school math and one unit of high school science, preferably physics or chemistry.
Certificate of Completion - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
HART1310  HVAC Shop Practices and Tools24963
HART 1301  Basic Electricity for HVAC † 24963
HART1307  Refrigeration Principles † 24963
HART1300  HVAC Duct Fabrication24963
Total Hours81638412
Semester 2
HART1303  Air Conditioning Control Principles24963
HART1341  Residential Air Conditioning24963
MAIR1449  Refrigerators, Freezers, Window Air Conditioners261284
POFT1301  Business English30483
Total Hours91436813
Semester 3
HART2342  Commercial Refrigeration24963
HART2338  Air Conditioning Installation and Startup24963
HART1345  Gas and Electric Heating24963
TECM1303  Technical Calculations30483
Total Hours91233612
Grand Totals2642108837
† Courses articulated with high schools.