Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, & Refrigeration Technology


Our Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology program will prepare you to work in engineering departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. The instruction will train you to work in a commercial setting, performing special tasks relating to designing ductwork, assembly, installation, servicing, operation, and maintenance of heating and cooling systems according to industry standards.

You must declare your intent at the time of your enrollment in order to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Heating and Air Conditioning Technology.

The Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology program at Hinds Community College is a smart choice for anyone looking to get into the industry. Climate control systems across the world demand constant maintenance. You may find employment servicing people’s homes, companies’ server farms, or any number of other hundreds of scenarios that demand environmental monitoring.

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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Introduction to Heating and Air Conditioning Technology 3
Basic Compression Refrigeration 4
Brazing and Piping 3
Controls 4
Refrigeration System Components 3
Electricity for HVACR 3
Air Conditioning I 4
Refrigerant, Retrofit, and Regulations 3
Heating Systems 3
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Commercial Refrigeration 4
Air Conditioning II 4
Heat Load and Air Properties 4
Technical Electives 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62


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