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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY - AUTO BODY REPAIR

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in Auto Body Repair

To provide students with entry-level skills as auto body technicians in the use of equipment and materials used in the auto body repair industry.

This program trains auto body technicians in the use of equipment and materials used in the auto body repair industry. The study of unibody, structure repair, sheet metal repair, welding, spot repair, estimating and refinishing are covered. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the auto body repair industry.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

  1. Does Not Require High School Diploma or GED (NOTE: Non-high school graduates or those who do not have a GED, must score 61 or better on the reading portion of the COMPASS test. )

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
ABR 101 Structural Repair I 3 6 5
ABR 102 MIG Welding 2 3 3
ABR 103 Sheet Metal Repair I 2 6 4
ABR 108 Refinishing I 2 3 3
ABR 109 Accessories 2 3 3
ABR 111 Structural Repair II 3 6 5
ABR 113 Sheet Metal Repair II 2 6 4
ABR 118 Refinishing II 2 3 3
ABR 119 Estimating Repairs 1 3 2
19 39 32
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  32

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ABR 101 Structural Repair I 3 6 5
ABR 102 MIG Welding 2 3 3
ABR 103 Sheet Metal Repair I 2 6 4
7 15 12

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
ABR 108 Refinishing I 2 3 3
ABR 111 Structural Repair II 3 6 5
ABR 113 Sheet Metal Repair II 2 6 4
7 15 12

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
ABR 109 Accessories 2 3 3
ABR 118 Refinishing II 2 3 3
ABR 119 Estimating Repairs 1 3 2
5 9 8
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  32

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

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