Auto Body Collision Technician AAS (67 Credits)

Career Opportunities

The Auto Body Collision Technology Program will give graduates sufficient skills to enter the trade as advanced apprentices. Employment opportunities exist with automotive dealers, independent body repair shops, leasing agencies, truck repair shops, and also paint salespersons. There are also opportunities for employment with an AAS degree as insurance company and body shop estimators, shop managers, and factory dealer representatives.

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Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
ABCT1545 Collision Repair Industry 3 Credits
ABCT1550 Repair Plan Process 2 Credits
ABCT1555 Collision Welding 2 Credits
ABCT1560 Sheet Metal Repair 4 Credits
ABCT1565 Production Lab I 4 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
ABCT1570 Basic Refinish 4 Credits
ABCT1575 Emerging Technology and Industry Preparation 2 Credits
ABCT1580 Non Steel Substrate Repair 4 Credits
ABCT1585 Production Lab II 4 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester III
ABCT2545 Advanced Refinish 4 Credits
ABCT2550 Auto Body Mechanics 4 Credits
ABCT2555 Production Lab III 5 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV
ABCT2560 Structural Repair and Analysis 4 Credits
ABCT2570 Production Lab IV 6 Credits
General Education
MNTC Goal 1 - Communications 6 Credits
MNTC Goal 2 - Critical Thinking 3 Credits
MNTC Goals 3 through 10 6 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $5582

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.