This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 3 PM.

The Auto Body/Collision and Repair Associate of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the auto body and collision repair profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program consists of 60 hours of coursework and commonly takes four semesters to complete when taken during the day. The range of study varies from vehicle safety systems to auto repair and repainting.

Freshman Year

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
ABDR 1301
Auto Body Repair & Repaint
3LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
ABDR 1203
Vehicle Design & Structural Analysis
2ABDR 1419
Basic Metal Repair
4
ABDR 1207
Collision Repair Welding
2ABDR 1441
Structural Analysis & Damage Repair I
4
ABDR 1411
Vehicle Measurement & Damage Repair Procedures
4ABDR 2257
Collision Repair Shop Management
2
ABDR 1431
Basic Refinishing
4ABDR 1349
Automotive Plastic & Sheet Molded Compound Repair
3
Total15 Total14

Sophomore Year

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
ABDR 2359
Structural Sectioning
3College Level Math (core)3
ABDR 2255
Collision Repair Estimating
2SPCH 1315 (core)3
ABDR 2447
Advanced Collision Repair Welding
4ENGL 1301 (core)3
ABDR 2345
Vehicle Safety Systems
3Social Science Elective (core)3
ABDR 2166
Practicum
1Arts/Drama/Music Elective (core)3
 BCIS 1305 or EDUC 1300 (core)3
Total13 Total

Auto Body Technology AAS Total

18

60