HVAC/R Requirements

Associate Degree Program | 64 Credits

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  


HVAC/R Technology, AAS
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Admission Criteria  

1 of the following: 
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - English and Math “C” average or higher
  • GED: 450
  • ACT: 15
  • SAT: 830
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits.
  • Professional Discretion
Students not meeting one of the above criteria are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER:
  • Arithmetic: 217
  • Writing: 240

Additional Program Requirements

General hand tools and some specialty tools are required and may be purchased through the bookstore. A complete tool kit is not required; each tool can be purchased as individual items.    

Safety Test
At the end of JumpStart, after safety presentations and lab tours, HVAC/R students are required to take a Safety Test. The test is administered on paper. Students must achieve a score of 100% before continuing in the program and are limited to three attempts.  

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's HVAC/R program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech I.T. Support Center.


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