A.C. and Refrigeration

CPTR 1000 Introduction to Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES:None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credit Hours 2 Clock Hours 15

HACR 1150 HVAC Introduction
Produces information needed to prepare individuals to enter the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry. Includes basic safety and health, inventory control, stock management, vehicle maintenance, licensure, certification requirements, and basic business management practices. 
PREREQUISITES: Provisional admission

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1160 Principles of Refrigeration 1
Presents the proper and safe use of hand tools including power tools and materials in the HVAC Industry. This course also provides for a review of HVAC and refrigeration processes and applications.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1170 Principles of Refrigeration 2
Provides the student with the skills and knowledge to install, repair, and service major components of a refrigeration system. Topics include: compressors; evaporators; condensers; metering devices; service procedures; refrigeration systems; and safety.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1210 Electrical Fundamentals
Introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include: AC and DC theory; ohms law; electric meters; electric diagrams; distribution systems; electrical panels; voltage circuits; code requirements; and safety.
PREREQUISITES: Provisional admission

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1220 Electrical Components
Provides instruction in identifying, installing and testing commonly used components in an air conditioning system. Topics include: pressure switches; overload devices; transformers; magnetic starters; other commonly used controls; diagnostic techniques; installation procedures; and safety.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1210

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1230 Electric Motors
Continues the development of skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include: diagnostic techniques; capacitors; installation procedures; types of electric motors; electric motor service; and safety.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1210, HACR1220 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1240 Applied Electricity and Troubleshooting
Provides instruction on wiring various types of air conditioning systems. Topics include: servicing procedures; troubleshooting procedures; solid state controls; system wiring; control circuits; and safety.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1210, HACR1220, HACR1230

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1410 Domestic Refrigeration
Presents the proper procedures to diagnose and repair domestic refrigerators and freezers.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 1420 Room Air Conditioners
The operation, diagnosis and science of room air conditioning. Emphasis is devoted to diagnosis and repair.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 2510 Residential Central Air Conditioning 1
The study and theory of the major components and functions of central air conditioning systems. Includes the study of Air Conditioning systems types and the proper and safe use of instruments and safety.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90 
 

JOBS 2450 Job Seeking Skills
This course is required of all Technical Diploma and Associate Degree students and should be taken during their last semester of enrollment prior to completion of diploma/degree requirements. 
This course assists students in making immediate and future decisions concerning job choices and educational growth by compiling résumés, evaluating job offers, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating a job. It also includes personal/career assessments including foundational Work Keys assessments, application for the Louisiana Work Ready! (National Career Ready) Certificate.
The completion of a student career presentation portfolio to minimum specifications will be a requirement for course completion.
PREREQUISITES: ORNT 1000

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

HACR 2520 Residential Air Conditioning 2
The operation, diagnosis and service of central air conditioning systems and the care of associated instruments. Topics include the various types of A/C systems, and safety principles.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240, HACR2510.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

HACR 2530 Residential System Design
Theory and practice of different types of residential air conditioning systems heat loads. Topics include calculations, duct design, air filtration, and safety practices.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240. 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 2540 Residential Heating 1
Theory and study of the principles and practices for the operation, diagnosis and service of residential and small commercial heating systems. Topics covered will include electrical controls, gas valves, piping, venting, code requirements, principles of combustion and safety for gas and electrical heating.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240

Lecture Hours1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

HACR 2550 Residential Heating 2
The application of service procedures, controls (electrical & gas), gas valves, piping, ventilation, code requirements and safety for gas and electrical heating systems for residential and small commercial uses.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240, HACR2540

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 2560 Residential Heat Pumps
Theory and study of heat pumps and related systems. Provides for the fundamentals of heat pump operation and diagnosis. Installation procedures, diagnosis, servicing procedures, valves, electrical components and geothermal ground source applications, dual fuel systems, and safety are topics included.
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240,

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 2510 Residential Central Air Conditioning 1
The study and theory of the major components and functions of central air conditioning systems. Includes the study of Air Conditioning systems types and the proper and safe use of instruments and safety. 
PREREQUISITES: HACR1150, HACR1160, HACR1170, HACR 1210,HACR1220, HACR1230, HACR1240.

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 90

SOLR 1000 Solar Fundamentals
The student will gain a basic knowledge of photovoltaic systems, thermal systems, and stand-alone systems. The course will include a study of system components, electrical circuits, site assessments, as well as system design and sizing. The course is designed around the learning objectives associated with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Exam.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

SOLR 1030 Solar Thermal Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to install a solar water heating system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes and standards.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

HACR 2810 Commercial Air Conditioning 1
Introduces fundamental theory and techniques to identify major components and functions of commercial system. Instruction is given on types of commercial air conditioning systems pressure, and temperature charts.
PREREQUISITES: **Prerequisites for this course: Basic A/C Refrigeration core; CTS Helper II.

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 210 
 

HACR 2820 Commercial Air Conditioning Controls
Emphasis will be placed on service of split-systems, add-on package system, and safety. Also provides troubleshooting and repair of major components parts of a commercial air conditioning system.
PREREQUISITES:Prerequisites for this course: Basic A/C & Refrigeration core; CTS Helper II. Co-requisite for this course: HACR 2810

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 210

HACR 2830 Commercial Air Conditioning 2
Topics will include types of commercial air conditioning system heat loads. Calculations, duct design air filtration, and safety principles.
PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites for this course: Basic A/C & Refrigeration core; CTS Helper II. Co-requisites for this course: HACR 2810; 2820.

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 210

HACR 2910 Commercial Refrigeration 1
Introduces fundamental theory and techniques to identify major components and function of commercial system. Instruction is given on types of commercial refrigeration system, and pressure and temperature charts.
PREREQUISITES: **Prerequisites for this course: Basic A/C & Refrigeration core

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 210

HACR 2920 Commercial Refrigeration Controls
Emphasis will be placed on service of slit-systems, add-on, package system, and safety. Also provides troubleshooting and repair of major component parts of a commercial refrigeration systems heat loads. Calculations, duct design, air filtration, and safety principles.
PREREQUISITES: **Prerequisites for this course: Basic A/C & Refrigeration core; CTS Helper II. *Co-requisites for this course: HACR 2910

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 210

HACR 2930 Commercial Refrigeration 2
Topics will include types of commercial refrigeration systems heat loads, calculations, duct design, air filtration, and safety principles.
PREREQUISITES: **Prerequisites for this course: Basic A/C & Refrigeration Core; CTS Helper II. *Co-requisites for this course: HACR 2910; HACR 2920

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 4 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 210

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

SOLR 1000 Solar Fundamentals
The student will gain a basic knowledge of photovoltaic systems, thermal systems, and stand-alone systems. The course will include a study of system components, electrical circuits, site assessments, as well as system design and sizing. The course is designed around the learning objectives associated with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Exam. 
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

SOLR 1010 PV Solar Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain a PV solar system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes, standards, and safety requirements.
PREREQUISITES:None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

SOLR 1020 Industrial Solar Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain a stand-alone solar system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes, standards, and safety requirements.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

SOLR 1030 Solar Thermal Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to install a solar water heating system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes and standards.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 75

HACR 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

HACR 2993Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

HACR 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HACR 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

HACR 2997 Practicum
A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

HACR 2999 Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives.  Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

SOLR 1000 Solar Fundamentals
The student will gain a basic knowledge of photovoltaic systems, thermal systems, and stand-alone systems. The course will include a study of system components, electrical circuits, site assessments, as well as system design and sizing. The course is designed around the learning objectives associated with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Photovoltaic (PV) Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge Exam. 
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

SOLR 1010 PV Solar Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain a PV solar system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes, standards, and safety requirements.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 75

SOLR 1020 Industrial Solar Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to specify, adapt, implement, configure, install, inspect, and maintain a stand-alone solar system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes, standards, and safety requirements.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 75

SOLR 1030 Solar Thermal Applications
The student will gain sufficient skills required to install a solar water heating system that meets the performance and reliability needs of the customer, incorporates quality craftsmanship, and complies with all applicable codes and standards.
PREREQUISITES: None 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 75