Course Catalog

Air Conditioning Technology - ACT3


Program Description: The Air Conditioning Technology Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skill required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.

Locations offered:


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Curriculum Credits

General Core Courses


Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science - Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Choose One of the Following (3 hours) 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3

Occupational Courses


AIRC 1005 Refrigeration Fundamentals 4
AIRC 1010 Refrigeration Principles and Practices 4
AIRC 1020 Refrigeration System Components 4
AIRC 1030 HVACR Electrical Fundamentals 4
AIRC 1040 HVACR Electrical Motors 4
AIRC 1050 HVACR Electrical Components and Control 4
AIRC 1060 Air Conditioning System Application/Installation 4
AIRC 1070 Gas Heat 4
AIRC 1080 Heat Pumps and Related Systems 4
AIRC 1090 Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems 4
Occupational Elective - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
AIRC 2500 HVACR Internship-Practicum 4
ELTR 1020 Alternating Current Fundamentals 3
ELTR 1060 Electrical Prints, Schematics, and Symbols 2
ELTR 1110 Electric Motors 4
ELTR 1205 Residential Wiring I 3
IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
IDFC 1011 Direct Current I 3
IDFC 1012 Alternating Current I 3
IDSY 1101 DC Circuit Analysis 3
IDSY 1105 AC Circuit Analysis 3
IDSY 1110 Industrial Motor Controls I 4
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
Required Occupational Electives (12 Hours) 12
AIRC 2070 Commercial Refrigeration Design 4
AIRC 2080 Commercial Refrigeration Applications 4
AIRC 2090 Troubleshooting/Servicing Commercial Refrigeration 4

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The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the WGTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.