Students who demonstrate adequate academic skill to succeed in the occupational content courses of the program will be given an "S" grade for ACRR 100 and will not be required to attend the initial session.
ACRR 100 Academic Skill Development 1-8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, and science. Study of oral and written communications.
ACRR 146 Introduction to Auto Body Repair 8 credits. Orientation to university, school, and program policies and procedures. Theory and practice to use and care for body tools, fasteners; operation of oxyacetylene and mig welding equipment including brazing and cutting . Also, the fundamentals of basic metal finishing including the use of plastic filler.
ACRR 147 Minor Collision Repair and Refinishing I 8 credits. Fundamentals of proper preparation and sanding techniques, as well as masking and application of primers, sealers, lacquers, enamels, and acrylics. Most projects are completed on customer vehicles.
ACRR 148 Minor Collision Repair and Refinishing II 8 credits. Additional training in proper preparation of minor body damages and refinishing of customer vehicles.
ACRR 160 Advanced Refinishing I 8 credits. Additional training in substrate preparation, featheredging, and sanding. Application of primers, surfacers, and corrosion protection. Top coat application skills will be improved.
ACRR 161 Advanced Refinishing II 8 credits. Two-stage primers and surfacers will be used and new products introduced; such as, water-base primers. Two-stage top coats will be used where needed.
ACRR 162 Advanced Refinishing III 8 credits. Emphasis will be placed on finish matching and blending techniques.
ACRR 210 Advanced Collision Repair I 8 credits. Damage inspection and use of shop manuals to write damage reports. Training in removal, replacement, and alignment of various panels and parts. Basic frame and unibody repair and alignment. Advanced training in panel repair and welding techniques required in high strength steel.
ACRR 211 Advanced Collision Repair II 8 credits. Training in basic automotive electrical work including; body wiring circuits; fiberglass and plastic repair; glass and trim removal and replacement; unibody analysis and alignment; and steering and suspension systems diagnosis and parts replacement.
ACRR 212 Advanced Collision Repair III 8 credits. Advanced training in the areas needed most that have been covered in ACRR 210 and 211, with emphasis placed on quality and speed.
ACRR 252 Cooperative Work experience 8 credits. An opportunity for the student to receive on-the-job work experience with an automotive body business in either collision repair or refinishing.
ACRR 299 Special Topics (variable) 1-8 credits. This course is designed to address the specific needs of individuals. It will enable the students to upgrade their technical skills through part-time enrollment in units of instruction that are currently available through the program's full-time preemployment curriculum. Permission of the instructor is required.
RELT 101 Applied Communications I 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied written communication skills: The mechanics of written composition, technical terms spelling and definition, basic computer literacy and technical writing and reporting formats.
RELT 102 Applied Communications II 2 credits. The course expands on communication skills taught in RELT 101. New material taught in Applied communications II includes writing business correspondence and technical reports.
RELT 201 Applied Communications III 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied oral communication skills. Business speaking and effective oral communications will be taught.
RELT 202 Applied Business Economics 2 credits. The course provides students with an overview of economic principles related to technical courses of study.
RELT 206 Occupational Job Search 2 credits. The course provides students with knowledge and abilities in the area of employment process skills. Job acquisition and maintenance skills and job market analysis are the core of this course.
RELT 207 Occupational/Human Relations 2 credits. The course provides a study of human behavior in an occupational environment with emphasis on communications, motivation, leadership and personal attitude.