Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians.  The programs provide an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology:  A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features.  Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating.

Suggested Schedule for 2014-2015 (Updated Apr 14, 2014)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A60130

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
TRN-110 Introduction to Transport Technology 1 2 0 2
TRN-120 Basic Transportation Electricity 4 3 0 5
TRN-140 Transportation Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN-140A Transportation Climate Control Lab 1 2 0 2
AUT-151 Brake Systems 2 3 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Total: 18
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB-131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
TRN-170 PC Skills for Transportation 1 2 0 2
TRN-180 Basic Welding for Transportation 1 4 0 3
MAT-120 Geometry and Trigonometry 2 2 0 3
Total: 19
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
Total: 3
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-112 Painting & Refinishing II 2 6 0 4
AUB-114 Special Finishes 1 2 0 2
AUB-136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
AUB-141 Mechanical & Electrical Components I 2 2 0 3
AUB-160 Body Shop Operations 1 0 0 1
AUB-162 Autobody Estimating 1 2 0 2
Humanities/Fine Arts - - - 3
Total: 18
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
AUB-132 Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
AUB-150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
AUT-141 Suspension & Steering Systems 2 3 0 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences - - - 3
Total: 16

Total Credit Hours: 74

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Diploma in Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology D60130

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TRN-110 Introduction to Transport Technology 1 2 0 2
TRN-120 Basic Transportation Electricity 4 3 0 5
TRN-140 Transportation Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN-140A Transportation Climate Control Lab 1 2 0 2
AUT-151 Brake Systems 2 3 0 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Total: 17
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB-131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
TRN-170 PC Skills for Transportation 1 2 0 2
TRN-180 Basic Welding for Transportation 1 4 0 3
MAT-120 Geometry and Trigonometry 2 2 0 3
Total: 19

Total Credit Hours: 36

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Collision Repair and Refinishing - Basic C60130B

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB-131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
TRN-180 Basic Welding for Transportation 1 4 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 14

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Collision Repair and Refinishing - Mobile Equipment Maintenance Repair C60130MR

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
TRN-110 Introduction to Transport Technology 1 2 0 2
TRN-120 Basic Transportation Electricity 4 3 0 5
TRN-140 Transportation Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN-140A Transportation Climate Control Lab 1 2 0 2
AUT-151 Brake Systems 2 3 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 14

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Certificate in Collision Repair & Refinishing - Introductory CCP C60130IN

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB-131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
TRN-110 Introduction to Transport Technology 1 2 0 2
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 13

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Collision Repair and Refinishing - Special Finishes CCP C60130SP

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
TRN-180 Basic Welding for Transportation 1 4 0 3
AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
TRN-110 Introduction to Transport Technology 1 2 0 2
AUB-122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
AUB-114 Special Finishes 1 2 0 2
Total: 18

Total Credit Hours: 18

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Collision Repair and Refinishing - Welding CCP C60130WE

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
TRN-180 Basic Welding for Transportation 1 4 0 3
AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
TRN-110 Introduction to Transport Technology 1 2 0 2
AUB-136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

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