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2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology, A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
Technology Division

Program Code: ACHR2

Office: Regional Technology Center M-TEC RTC2700

Phone: (810) 762-0500

This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for career opportunities in this expanding industry. ACHR technicians are responsible for the design, installation, service and sales of refrigeration and climate control equipment and systems. The ACHR curriculum combines classroom theory and physical principles with laboratory experience using real-world equipment, in installation, service, testing and troubleshooting skills. In addition, students are kept abreast of industry trends such as automatic system controls, high efficiency equipment, environmentally safe refrigerants and the use of computers.

Group Total: Credits 46 / 60 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 6 / 8 Contact Hours

Recommended Elective Courses

  • Program does not specify Recommended Elective Courses for degree completion Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

English Composition (3 credits)

Humanities (3 credits)

  • Complete any 100 level or higher Humanities course Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours

Social Science (3 credits)

  • Complete any 100 level or higher Social Science course Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

  • Complete any 100 level or higher Mathematics course Credits 3-4 / 3-4 Contact Hours

Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

  • Credits should be selected according to your degree program from Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, and Natural Science

Group Total: Credits 18 / 18 Contact Hours

Program Total: Credits 70 / 86 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0