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Collision Repair Technology (AUB)
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Program Overview:
The Collision Repair Technology program is designed to prepare auto body specialists for the repair of body and frame damage of vehicles. The standard curriculum and skills learned in this program include removing dents, straightening bent frames, using replacement parts, and automotive paint application. The Collision Repair department keeps pace with a fast-moving industry emphasizing the most up-to-date repair methods. The Collision Repair curriculum is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members.

There is a high demand for skilled collision repair technicians. Job opportunities are found in multiple industries and related fields. Completers of the Collision Repair Technology degree can work as an Auto Body Repair Technician, Custom Painter, Automobile Manufacturer technician, Shop Supervisor, Body Shop Owner, and Insurance Appraiser.

NOTE: Internship is variable from 0.5 to 6 hours credit and may require purchasing basic tool set and tool box.

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Semester 1
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SP2020
AUB 1200
Auto Body Orientation
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An introduction to auto body repair and career opportunities. Emphasis on correct use of tools, safety precautions, handling and storage of paint and other materials used in the auto body business.

AUB 1204
Body Preparation and Finish I
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This course deals with surface preparation procedures, base coats, and finishing materials. Proper handling of lacquer, thinner, paints, and equipment used in finish work.

AUB 1224
Collision Repair Electrical Systems
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The application of theory and laboratory situations, pertaining to electrical components and electrical systems. Topics include DVOM usage, OHMS law, wire and circuit repair, SIR safety and diagnosis, and shop manuals/schematic usage.

AUB 1226
Minor Auto Body Repair & Refinishing
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Instruction is given in minor auto body repair. Refinishing repair work is also considered. Removing dents, straightening metal, using fillers, preparing finish, masking, spraying and finishing techniques are covered.

WEL 1206
Special Projects in Welding
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This course is designed to provide students instruction in specialized welding. Individual projects are designed and completed. Welding safety is stressed.

Term Total
15
Semester 2
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FA2019
SP2020
AUB 1202
Auto Body Repair I
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The principles of interior car care are introduced. The course deals primarily with analysis of damaged vehicles and skill development in metal straightening and fiberglass repair.

AUB 1214
Shop Organization and Management
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Basic principles of body dealership, operation, organization, and management. Emphasis on leadership, responsibility, cooperation, and the necessity of good working human relationships with employers, employees and customers.

AUB 1255
Auto Body Est and Info Tech
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This course introduces students to computer estimating for collision repair, internet research technology for estimation, the concept of teardown and blueprint estimating, completing a repair plan for proper repair and special topics that arise in the completion of repair plans. Students work with contemporary estimating software and prepare plans for repairing common makes and models of vehicles.

AUM 1270
Automotive Air Conditioning
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Principles of operation, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair procedures for air conditioning, heating, and current power accessories.

PEG 1137
First Aid & Safety Education
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This course is designed to teach basic first aid and emergency management procedures and skills for a variety of injuries and sudden illnesses.

Term Total
15
Semester 3
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SP2020
AUB 1210
Glass Replacement
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Glass replacement and alignment to prevent water and dust leaks, door lock mechanisms, door hardware, and rear glass will be covered.

AUB 2200
Body Preparation and Finish II
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The student is introduced to paint chemistry, custom finish applications, finish equipment, and application of top coat materials. Special topics and problems in surface preparation and finish will be discussed.

AUB 2212
Panel Replacement
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This course includes the removal and installation of quarter panels, hoods, trunk lids, tops, and rocker panels. Panels are brazed, welded, or spot welded into position and prepared for finish work.

MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

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ELEC
College Level Math marked
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ELEC
Social Science Gen Ed Elective marked
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NOTE:
The Social Science Gen Ed Elective must satisfy the IECC human diversity requirement.
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Term Total
18
Semester 4
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SP2020
AUB 2202
Steering & Suspension Systems
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The student will learn to use the damage dozer, frame and unibody rack, porta powers and special tools pertaining to straightening and repair of frames, steering geometry, suspension, door, fender, deck lid, and quarter panel alignment.

AUB 2204
Frame & Chassis Alignment
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The student will learn to use damage dozer, frame and unibody rack, porta powers and special tools pertaining to straightening repair of frames, steering geometry, suspension, door, fender, deck lid, and quarter panel alignment.

AUB 2215
Auto Body Internship
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Students work a minimum of ten hours a week. The coordinator and the training supervisor work together in establishing goals and work experiences for the student. Variable internship hours are based on 75 hours equated to 1 semester hour of credit. PREREQUISITE: Completion of first year program requirements.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit.)

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ENG 1201
Communications
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This course is designed to develop the student's appreciation of the value of communication between individuals and between business and industries. It is to provide a practical application for today's trades, business, and industrial workers, particularly in the comprehension and expression of written English as it applies to business letters, reports, and memoranda.

GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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This course prepares the student for job interviews, job placement, and employment. Verbal and written communication skills are implemented through assigned reports. Topics of discussion and debate range from securing and keeping a job to individual attitudes, work habits, work ethics, and interviewing skills. The student will be required to prepare a written resume and to apply communication skills in practical situations.

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Term Total
20
Program Total
68


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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