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2022-2023 Course Catalog 
2022-2023 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HARAS)

Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Fort Omaha Campus

This degree provides students with a diversified background in air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems. The program combines class work with hands-on activities to facilitate learning and understanding of these fields. Potential employment opportunities exist in local heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, and building automation and controls companies, both large and small.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 67.5
Elective Requirements: 13.5
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 103.5

The following General Education courses are recommended for Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration (HARAS): Communication: ENGL 1220   or ENGL 1225 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240  or higher; and Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: COMS 1220  

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 


Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.


*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.