Auto Collision Repair Technology

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Automotive Collision Repair program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive collision repair profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes either major automotive collision repair or automotive painting and refinishing depending on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. Program graduates receive an Automotive Collision Repair diploma which qualifies them as major collision repair technicians or painting and refinishing technicians.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass - writing 32, reading 70, math 26, or Asset - writing 37, reading 38, math 35 or SAT scores of 430 critical reading and 400 math or ACT scores of 13 reading, 12 English, and 17 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
ACRP 1000 Intro to Auto Collision Repair 4
ACRP 1005 Automobile Comp Repair & Replace 4
ACRP 1010 Foundations of Collision Repair 5
ACRP 1015 Fundamentals of Automotive Welding 4
AND
Completion of one of the following specializations is required for graduation.
REFINISHING SPECIALIZATION
ACPR 2001 Introduction to Auto Painting and Refinishing 5
ACPR 2002 Painting and Refinishing Techniques 5
And choose ONE of the refinishing internship options:
ACRP 2009 Refinishing Internship 2
OR
ACRP 2108 Refinishing Internship I 1
OR
ACRP 2109 Refinishing Internship II 1
OR
MAJOR COLLISION REPAIR SPECIALIZATION
ACRP 2010 Major Collision Repair 5
ACRP 2015 Major Collision Replacements 5
And choose ONE of the collision repair internship options:
ACRP 2019 Major Collision Repair Internship 2
OR
ACRP 2118 Major Collision Repair Internship I 1
OR
ACRP 2119 Major Collision Repair Internship II 1
OR
MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL HELPER SPECIALIZATION
ACRP 1017 Mechanical & Electrical Systems I 3
ACRP 1019 Mechanical & Electrical Systems II 3
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