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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Heating and Air Conditioning Technology, AAS

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Heating and Air Conditioning Technology


The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Program is designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in the field of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration.

Program Description

It is the objective of this course to present basic principles, to develop correct work procedures, and to train in the basic skills necessary for advancement in the field of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration. Upon satisfactory completion of this course, a student will be prepared to secure employment with businesses which install or service air conditioning, heating, or refrigeration systems and equipment or to become self employed.

The curriculum contains the following areas of emphasis:

  • Mathematics related to air conditioning, heating and refrigeration
  • Schematic, diagrammatic blueprint reading
  • Air conditioning, heating and refrigeration principles and installation, maintenance and servicing of the equipment

Program Length

Two Semesters
Three Semesters
Four Semesters

Degree(s) Offered

Career Certificate
Technical Certificate
Associate in Applied Science

Admission Requirements

  • Must meet all general admission requirements of the college. For some technical certificate programs, an ACT WorkKeys Career Readiness Credential may be accepted for admission purposes in place of the ACT. See the appropriate program for more details.
  • Must have good manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, near vision, active listening, and information ordering skills.
  • Receive a negative test result on drug screen test conducted by a certified laboratory approved by the college and have the results submitted directly to the college.


Jones College Enrollment Services at 601.477.4257 or Instructors: Thomas Johnson 601.477.4247 or thomas.johnson@jcjc.edu, .Shan Cargile 601.477.4241 or shan.cargile@jcjc.edu, Robert Ashley Adams 601.477.4112 or robert.adams@jcjc.edu

Program Requirements

The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

 For specific information for the university of your choice, consult the MATT tool at http://matttransfertool.com/about/default.aspx.

Freshman Year

Total Hours: 19

Second Semester

Total Hours: 18

Sophomore Year

Third Semester

Total Hours: 15

Fourth Semester

Total Hours: 12


  • ACT 1823  Ammonia Refrigeration I or ACT 2823   Ammonia Refrigeration II may be taught in a summer semester as an elective.
  • Baseline competencies are taken from the high school Heating and Air Conditioning program. Students who can document mastery of the competencies will not receive duplicate instruction. Students who cannot demonstrate mastery will be required to do so.

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