HVAC/R - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(41 credits)

The following curriculum is designed for students who choose the certificate option in HVAC/R. The certificate program requires approximately a year and a half to complete.

NOTE: Students must receive a final grade of C- or better in all required HVAC courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 41 credits (41 of credits listed for degree). Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
Related Requirements
OETS 103Technical Career Skills4
or ENGL 1110G Composition I
Technical Requirements
HVAC 100EPA Clean Air Act: Section 608 11
HVAC 101Fundamentals of Refrigeration4
HVAC 102Fundamentals of Electricity4
HVAC 103Electrical and Mechanical Controls I4
HVAC 113Job Shadowing1
HVAC 205Commercial Refrigeration Systems4
HVAC 207Residential Air Conditioning Systems4
HVAC 209Residential Heating Systems4
HVAC 210Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Systems4
HVAC 211Heat Pump Systems4
HVAC 213Practicum3
Total Credits41

(41 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required HVAC courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 41 credits (41 of credits listed for degree). Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ENGL 1110G
Composition I 1
or Technical Career Skills
4
HVAC 100 EPA Clean Air Act: Section 608 1
HVAC 101 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 4
HVAC 102 Fundamentals of Electricity 4
 Credits13
Semester 2
HVAC 113 Job Shadowing 1
HVAC 207 Residential Air Conditioning Systems 4
HVAC 210 Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Systems 4
HVAC 211 Heat Pump Systems 4
 Credits13
Semester 3
HVAC 103 Electrical and Mechanical Controls I 4
HVAC 205 Commercial Refrigeration Systems 4
HVAC 209 Residential Heating Systems 4
 Credits12
Semester 4
HVAC 213 Practicum 3
 Credits3
 Total Credits41