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AUT 1146 Automotive Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems

Theory and operation of automotive heating and air-conditioning systems. Includes lab activity in diagnosis, service and repair procedures. Basic hand tools required. One classroom, six lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Automotive Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate proper use of heating and cooling service equipment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of air conditioning principles and operation.
  • Demonstrate understanding of heating and cooling system operation.
  • Diagnose A/C system concerns and determine necessary repairs.
  • Demonstrate proper use of A/C system service equipment.
  • Diagnose heating/cooling concerns and determine necessary repairs.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 1.4
Lab Hours: 4.8