Auto Body Collision Repair - Associate of Applied Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 75 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
Area I: Communications
Composition I (Recommended)4
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements
OETS 118Mathematics for Technicians3
AUTO 120Electrical Systems4
AUTO 221Cooperative Experience I3
AUTO 162Advanced Non-Structural Repair I4
AUTO 163Advanced Non-Structural Repair II4
AUTO 164Automotive Industry Collision Repair I4
AUTO 165Automotive Industry Collision Repair II4
AUTO 172Introduction to Automotive Refinishing4
AUTO 174Intermediate Automotive Refinishing4
AUTO 176Automotive Color Adjustment & Blending4
AUTO 178Automotive Overall Refinishing4
AUTO 181Frame and Structural Repair4
AUTO 182Structural Panel Replacement4
Approved AUTO Elective Courses10
Total Credits75-78

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians 3
AUTO 172 Introduction to Automotive Refinishing 4
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
Approved AUTO Elective 3
 Credits13
Spring
AUTO 120 Electrical Systems 4
Approved AUTO Elective 4
AUTO 174 Intermediate Automotive Refinishing 4
AUTO 221 Cooperative Experience I 3
 Credits15
Second Year
Fall
AUTO 162 Advanced Non-Structural Repair I 4
AUTO 176 Automotive Color Adjustment & Blending 4
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
 Credits11
Spring
AUTO 163 Advanced Non-Structural Repair II 4
AUTO 178 Automotive Overall Refinishing 4
Approved AUTO Elective 3
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
 Credits14-15
Third Year
Fall
AUTO 164 Automotive Industry Collision Repair I 4
AUTO 165 Automotive Industry Collision Repair II 4
GEN Ed Course – One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
Composition I (Recommended)  
 Credits11-12
Spring
AUTO 181 Frame and Structural Repair 4
AUTO 182 Structural Panel Replacement 4
General Education Elective - Any "G" Course 2 3-4
 Credits11-12
 Total Credits75-78