Course Descriptions

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ACRR-153

Collision Repair Technology Theory III

Credit(s): 1

This course represents instruction in wreck rebuilding and meeting production shop schedules.
Prerequisites: Complete ACRR-151, ACRR-151L, ACRR-152, ACRR-152L, and WELD-140 with a minimum grade of C-.
Corequisites: ACRR-153L

ACRR-153L

Collision Repair Technology Lab III

Credit(s): 2

This course provides hands-on shop experience in wreck rebuilding and meeting production shop time schedules. Quality work is promoted.
Prerequisites: Complete ACRR-151, ACRR-151L, ACRR-152, ACRR-152L, and WELD-140 with a minimum grade of C-.
Corequisites: ACRR-153

ACRR-161

Exterior and Interior Renovation

Credit(s): 1

Exterior and Interior Renovation offers classroom introduction to basic automotive refinishing and primarily covers automotive detailing. Automotive finishes, products used, and techniques will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on prewash, exterior polish, and interior renovation of "live" customer vehicles. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 1 hour per week for 2 weeks

ACRR-162

Fundamentals of Collision Repair

Credit(s): 4

Fundamentals of Collision Repair offers classroom introduction and discussion related to the fundamentals of collision repair, welding, trim and hardware, and exterior panel repair for automobiles. Vehicle construction and terminology, collision energy management, automotive fasteners, and bolt-on replacement parts will also be covered. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 4 hours per week of 7 weeks

ACRR-163

Damage Analysis and Small Dent Repair

Credit(s): 2

Damage Analysis and Small Dent Repair offers classroom introduction and discussion to automotive refinishing related to straightening and repairing steel, body fillers and application techniques, analysis of damage and appropriate repair strategies. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 2 hours per week for 3 weeks

ACRR-164

Introduction to Paint Refinishing

Credit(s): 1

Introduction to Paint Refinishing offers classroom introduction and discussion related to automotive corrosion protection and application, and introduction to automotive painting fundamentals. Surface preparation, masking, finish identification, primers, and fundamentals of paint chemistry will also be covered. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 1 hour per week of 3 weeks

ACRR-165L

Collision Repair Lab I

Credit(s): 6

Collision Repair Lab I features hands-on shop experience in all phases of auto refinishing, gas metal arc welding, basic body panel repair techniques, fiberglass and plastic parts repair. Mock-up vehicles as well as actual customer work will be utilized. Health and safety practices are promoted. Lab: 6 hours per week

ACRR-166L

Collision Repair Lab II

Credit(s): 5

Collision Repair Lab II is a continuation of the hands-on concepts covered in ACRR 165L which includes all phases of auto refinishing, gas metal arc welding, basic body panel repair techniques, fiberglass and plastic parts repair. Mock-up vehicles as well as actual customer work will be utilized. Lab: 5 hours per week

ACRR-171

Paint Refinishing Fundamentals

Credit(s): 3

Paint Refinishing Fundamentals offers classroom introduction and discussion related to safety and the environment, refinish equipment, and color theory, application, tinting, and blending. MSDS, environmental laws, and material mixing will also be covered. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 3 hours per week of 5 weeks

ACRR-172

Damage Analysis and Estimating

Credit(s): 2

Damage Analysis and Estimating offers classroom introduction and discussion related to vehicle construction and vehicle identification numbers (VIN), collision repair estimates, crash manuals, damage analysis, and introduction to measuring. Damage reporting, cooling systems, air conditioning, and interior analysis will also be covered. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 2 hours per week for 4 weeks

ACRR-173

Measurement and Structural Analysis

Credit(s): 2

Measurement and Structural Analysis offers classroom introduction and discussion related to damage conditions, point-to-point measuring and three-dimensional measuring, and structural steel parts. Frame sectioning, and vehicle body assembly will also be covered. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 2 hours per week for 4 weeks

ACRR-174

Surface Prep and Adhesive Bonding

Credit(s): 1

Surface Prep and Adhesive Bonding offers classroom introduction and discussion related to adhesive bonding, panel removal and installation will also be covered. Health and safety issues will also be covered. Lecture: 1 hour per week for 2 weeks

ACRR-175L

Collision Repair Lab III

Credit(s): 5

Collision Repair Lab III features hands-on shop experience in all phases of auto refinishing, gas metal arc welding, basic body panel repair techniques, fiberglass and plastic parts repair. Mock-up vehicles as well as actual customer work will be utilized. Health and safety practices are promoted. Lab: 5 hours per week

ACRR-176L

Collision Repair Lab IV

Credit(s): 5

Collision Repair Lab IV features hands-on shop experience in all phases of auto refinishing, gas metal arc welding, basic body panel repair techniques, fiberglass and plastic parts repair. Mock-up vehicles as well as actual customer work will be utilized. Health and safety practices are promoted. Lab: 5 hours per week