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COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY


Award: Diploma / 68 Credits
Location: Austin  
Program Starts: Fall
Course Plan: Two Year


A rewarding career with great visual satisfaction.

Collision repair and the refinishing of today’s high-tech vehicles is a challenging and rewarding career. As a skilled and trained technician, you receive the satisfaction of seeing the results of your efforts on each job. Your reputation and customer satisfaction are directly related to the quality and appearance of the completed repair.

First-year students focus on hand skills, study metal analysis, and learn the basics on plastic filler, glass installation, damage analysis and refinishing. Second-year students concentrate on metal finishing, advanced frame and unibody repair, wheel alignment, advanced refinishing and customer relations.

Look forward to developing strong skills in hands-on vehicle repair work. Students practice hand skills while repairing damaged vehicles to industry standards. This program also includes basic theory on airbag handling and replacement.

The specialty training offered in this program is unique in the upper Midwest. All Riverland instructors have years of experience in the field and are committed to keeping up with the latest industry changes, such as our new Waterborne Paint System. Our excellent student-to-teacher ratio means you benefit from focused individual attention.

Employment Outlook

Riverland graduates are well prepared for entry-level jobs. The collision repair industry is growing every year and the need for trained technicians is expected to increase. This means that you can be confident that collision repair and refinishing will continue to be a solid career choice with even more opportunities in the future. Experience and advanced training can lead to many other careers such as shop management, shop owner, insurance adjuster, and work in the paint and body supply industry.

Program Certifications

NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Certification
http://www.natef.org/

Articulation Agreements

  • Minnesota State University - Moorhead | BS - Operations Management

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Collision Repair Technology Diploma was last updated on 03/04/2011
Note: This is an unofficial document that should be used for planning purposes only. Course listings are provided only as a guideline and may be changed.

Course Sequence Example Plan - Two Year

Fall Semester - First Year
Course # Course Title Credits
CRTS1100
Intro to Collision Repair
This course introduces the collision repair industry, its careers, and work standards. Basic shop procedures are covered in this course and students gain insight to the equipment, special tools, fasteners, and personal safety practices used in collision repair. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00
CRTS1104
Collision Repair Welding I
This course includes student safety procedures, familiarization with oxyacetylene, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), set-ups, and operation. Students practice welding in flat, vertical, and overhead positions. This course also covers methods to skillfully repair rusted body panels and reconstruct body panel shapes and lines. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS1107
Collision Repair Sheet Metal I & Glass Service
This course includes different types of sheet metal damage, safe use of tools and equipment, and various methods of hands-on metal damage repairs. Safe procedures for removal and replacement of stationary and moveable auto glass are also covered. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS1112
Refinishing I
This course in collision repair covers basic refinishing safety, proper use of refinish tools, equipment, and the maintenance and cleaning of these products. Integration of skills needed in paint removal, sanding, undercoat mixing, labeling and application procedures are emphasized. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00
CRTS1116
Body Filler I
This course introduces proper usage and application of various automotive body fillers, sanding, forming, and shaping filler to match contours of today's complex vehicle construction. Developing skills needed for entry level efficiency are emphasized. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
2.00
CRTS1302
Applied Collision Repair Practices II (E)
This course allows participants to work independently on skill development in a specialized area of Auto/Truck Body Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and/or coursework are emphasized. Specific tasks are identified and accomplished through an individualized training plan. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and individualized training plan developed jointly by the instructor and the participant. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
2.00
Total 17.00
Spring Semester - First Year
Course # Course Title Credits
CRTS1205
Collision Repair Welding II
This course covers safe welding techniques including Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding of high strength steel and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and MIG welding of aluminum. It also includes corrosion protection materials, product safety, tools, equipment, and applications. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 1104. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS1208
Sheet Metal II & Damage Report
This collision repair course covers safe sheet metal panel replacement, adjustment, metal identification, and its repairability. Identification and calculation of vehicle damage are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 1107. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS1213
Refinishing II
This advanced course in collision repair course covers the preparation and application of a variety of coatings ranging from two component prime coats, basecoat/clearcoat, and tri-coat pearl finishes used on current Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) vehicles. Students computerize color mixing using digital scales as well as demonstrating the process of baking a finish to duplicate OEM quality standards in refinishing. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRST 1112. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS1217
Body Filler II & Fiberglass Repair
ThisThis collision repair course covers efficient use of time, speed, and production to industry standards when working with body fillers. Safe procedures, product knowledge and techniques in fiberglass repair are also covered. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 1116. (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00
GSCM1510
Workplace Human Relations
This course examines interpersonal relationship skills in the work environment. Students evaluate individual strengths and weaknesses and assess and learn transferable skills. This course emphasizes employment-enhancing skills that include understanding and improving relationships and communication with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, and customers. This survey course introduces concepts and methods for improvement of interpersonal relations. (2 Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)
2.00
Total 17.00
Fall Semester - Second Year
Course # Course Title Credits
CRTS2100
Basic Auto Collision Mechanical & Electrical
This course covers the safe removal and installation of mechanical automotive parts which have sustained collision damage. Basic fundamentals of automotive electricity, circuit types, volt/ohm testing diagrams, and wire circuit repair procedures are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: Successful completion of all first year course work or instructor approval. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS2108
Color Matching
This course in collision repair covers the identification and correction of color matching problems. The techniques of tinting, blending, and paint finish detailing are thoroughly examined. Skills needed to make isolated repairs in automotive finishes of all types are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100, CRTS 1112, and CRTS 1213 or with the approval of instructor. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
2.00
CRTS2112
Collision Repair Plastic Repairing
This plastic repair course covers identification of several types of automotive plastic. Safe repair procedures in airless welding and adhesive repair methods and application of color to interior and exterior automotive plastics are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 or instructor approval. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00
CRTS2114
Refinishing III
This course in collision repair covers advanced refinishing techniques. Lab activities include additional skill practice in surface preparation, undercoat selection and application, color matching, blending and final application of topcoats. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRST 1100, CRST 1112, and CRST 1213. (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00
CRTS2116
Major Collision I
This course in collision repair covers proper clamping techniques, measuring and pulling procedures to repair direct and indirect damage on open and closed panels in late-model unibody collision-damaged vehicles. Correct replacement techniques for collision-damaged panels are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 or instructor approval. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
GSCL1270
Employment Search Skills
This course introduces students to a process of developing self-awareness when considering career opportunities and identifying career-related goals. Students conduct a job search, prepare a job application, resume, cover letter, a follow-up correspondence. The course includes preparation for job interviews. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
HLTH1130
AHA CPR and First Aid Certification
This course includes instruction of adult, child, and infant for rescue breathing, airway obstruction, and one and two man Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and standard first aid. Topics covered are: obstructed airway, rescue breathing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, injuries (soft and hard tissue), bleeding, emergencies, splinting, and sudden illness. Students will be instructed to use breathing devices, specifically the pocket mask and the bag-valve mask. This course is certified by the American Heart Association. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
1.00
Total 17.00
Spring Semester - Second Year
Course # Course Title Credits
CRTS2215
Refinishing IV
This course in collision repair covers efficient use of time, speed and quality of the finished product measured against industry standards. Students practice and improve application techniques needed to become a professional painter. Care and maintenance of spray equipment are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100, CRTS 1112, CRTS 1213, and CRTS 2114. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS2217
Major Collision II
This course in collision repair covers allows students to practice I-Car methods when repairing unibody and conventional frame vehicles. Students learn computerized laser measuring techniques and perform panel and section repairs. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 2116, or instructor approval. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00
CRTS2220
Basic Wheel Alignment
This course in collision repair introduces students to suspension and steering types. Students also correct suspension and wheel alignment problems with a modern computerized alignment system. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 or with the approval of instructor. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00
CRTS2224
General Truck Body
This course in collision repair covers parts identification and various skills involved in truck repair. Safety procedures needed in the lab area are also covered. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: Successfully complete all first year course work or instructor approval. (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00
CRTS2228
Auto Collision Shop Management
This course covers awareness of small business costs, responsibilities, basic management skills, employee - employer relations, and customer relations. Students design a fully equipped collision shop and go through a finance worksheet with employees to determine cash flow to project failure or success. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS1100. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00
CRTS1304
Applied Collision Repair Practices IV (E)
This course allows participants to work independently on skill development in a specific area of Collision Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and or coursework are emphasized. Specific tasks to be accomplished by the participant are identified in an individualized training plan. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS1100 and individualized training plan developed jointly by instructor and student. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
2.00
Total 17.00
(E) = Elective
Estimated Tuition
68 cr  x  $194.00 = $13,192.00 
Books: $400 
Other Costs: $1700 - $3600 (Tool costs vary depending on vendor) 

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Program Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:
  • Demonstrate punctuality, attitude toward training and the workmanship expected to meet collision repair industry standards.
  • Exhibit shop safety procedures and maintain a clean work environment.
  • Display understanding of application of nonstructural metal straightening, and demonstrate proper tool usage to repair damaged panels in a lab setting.
  • Understand the theory and application of appropriate welding equipment.
  • Understand the theory of automotive refinishing and apply it in color, tinting, blending and apply various spray techniques required to meet industry standards in a lab environment.
  • Properly and safely operate diagnostic equipment.
  • Understand and apply the theory of mechanical and electrical components utilized in the automotive industry.
  • Understand and apply theory of structural components used in the manufacture of automobiles, including measuring equipment and frame straightening methods used to repair vehicles to industry standards.
  • Apply estimating theory and damage analysis to complete repair estimates necessary to complete repairs to industry standards.
  • Appropriately perform practical repairs in a lab setting.
  • Develop a repair plan to carry out proper repair procedures needed to build entry level skills to meet industry needs.

Collision Repair Technology Faculty & Advisors

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Austin, MN 55912
507-433-0600
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965 Alexander Drive SW
Owatonna, MN 55060
507-455-5880
Program Notes Requirements for Program Admission: Tool and Safety Kit – Different options available, price varies per supplier.

Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:
Reading: An Accuplacer score of 52 is recommended.

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Riverland Community College program may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

Required Core Courses (60 Credits)
Course ## Name
Credits
Course Outline
CRTS1100
Intro to Collision Repair
This course introduces the collision repair industry, its careers, and work standards. Basic shop procedures are covered in this course and students gain insight to the equipment, special tools, fasteners, and personal safety practices used in collision repair. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00 CRTS1100
CRTS1104
Collision Repair Welding I
This course includes student safety procedures, familiarization with oxyacetylene, Metal Inert Gas (MIG), set-ups, and operation. Students practice welding in flat, vertical, and overhead positions. This course also covers methods to skillfully repair rusted body panels and reconstruct body panel shapes and lines. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS1104
CRTS1107
Collision Repair Sheet Metal I & Glass Service
This course includes different types of sheet metal damage, safe use of tools and equipment, and various methods of hands-on metal damage repairs. Safe procedures for removal and replacement of stationary and moveable auto glass are also covered. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS1107
CRTS1112
Refinishing I
This course in collision repair covers basic refinishing safety, proper use of refinish tools, equipment, and the maintenance and cleaning of these products. Integration of skills needed in paint removal, sanding, undercoat mixing, labeling and application procedures are emphasized. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00 CRTS1112
CRTS1116
Body Filler I
This course introduces proper usage and application of various automotive body fillers, sanding, forming, and shaping filler to match contours of today's complex vehicle construction. Developing skills needed for entry level efficiency are emphasized. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
2.00 CRTS1116
CRTS1205
Collision Repair Welding II
This course covers safe welding techniques including Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding of high strength steel and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) and MIG welding of aluminum. It also includes corrosion protection materials, product safety, tools, equipment, and applications. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 1104. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS1205
CRTS1208
Sheet Metal II & Damage Report
This collision repair course covers safe sheet metal panel replacement, adjustment, metal identification, and its repairability. Identification and calculation of vehicle damage are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 1107. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS1208
CRTS1213
Refinishing II
This advanced course in collision repair course covers the preparation and application of a variety of coatings ranging from two component prime coats, basecoat/clearcoat, and tri-coat pearl finishes used on current Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) vehicles. Students computerize color mixing using digital scales as well as demonstrating the process of baking a finish to duplicate OEM quality standards in refinishing. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRST 1112. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS1213
CRTS1217
Body Filler II & Fiberglass Repair
ThisThis collision repair course covers efficient use of time, speed, and production to industry standards when working with body fillers. Safe procedures, product knowledge and techniques in fiberglass repair are also covered. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 1116. (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00 CRTS1217
CRTS2100
Basic Auto Collision Mechanical & Electrical
This course covers the safe removal and installation of mechanical automotive parts which have sustained collision damage. Basic fundamentals of automotive electricity, circuit types, volt/ohm testing diagrams, and wire circuit repair procedures are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: Successful completion of all first year course work or instructor approval. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS2100
CRTS2108
Color Matching
This course in collision repair covers the identification and correction of color matching problems. The techniques of tinting, blending, and paint finish detailing are thoroughly examined. Skills needed to make isolated repairs in automotive finishes of all types are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100, CRTS 1112, and CRTS 1213 or with the approval of instructor. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
2.00 CRTS2108
CRTS2112
Collision Repair Plastic Repairing
This plastic repair course covers identification of several types of automotive plastic. Safe repair procedures in airless welding and adhesive repair methods and application of color to interior and exterior automotive plastics are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 or instructor approval. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00 CRTS2112
CRTS2114
Refinishing III
This course in collision repair covers advanced refinishing techniques. Lab activities include additional skill practice in surface preparation, undercoat selection and application, color matching, blending and final application of topcoats. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRST 1100, CRST 1112, and CRST 1213. (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00 CRTS2114
CRTS2116
Major Collision I
This course in collision repair covers proper clamping techniques, measuring and pulling procedures to repair direct and indirect damage on open and closed panels in late-model unibody collision-damaged vehicles. Correct replacement techniques for collision-damaged panels are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 or instructor approval. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS2116
CRTS2215
Refinishing IV
This course in collision repair covers efficient use of time, speed and quality of the finished product measured against industry standards. Students practice and improve application techniques needed to become a professional painter. Care and maintenance of spray equipment are also included. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100, CRTS 1112, CRTS 1213, and CRTS 2114. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS2215
CRTS2217
Major Collision II
This course in collision repair covers allows students to practice I-Car methods when repairing unibody and conventional frame vehicles. Students learn computerized laser measuring techniques and perform panel and section repairs. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and CRTS 2116, or instructor approval. (4 Cr - 1 lect, 3 lab)
4.00 CRTS2217
CRTS2220
Basic Wheel Alignment
This course in collision repair introduces students to suspension and steering types. Students also correct suspension and wheel alignment problems with a modern computerized alignment system. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 or with the approval of instructor. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00 CRTS2220
CRTS2224
General Truck Body
This course in collision repair covers parts identification and various skills involved in truck repair. Safety procedures needed in the lab area are also covered. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: Successfully complete all first year course work or instructor approval. (3 Cr - 1 lect, 2 lab)
3.00 CRTS2224
CRTS2228
Auto Collision Shop Management
This course covers awareness of small business costs, responsibilities, basic management skills, employee - employer relations, and customer relations. Students design a fully equipped collision shop and go through a finance worksheet with employees to determine cash flow to project failure or success. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS1100. (2 Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00 CRTS2228

General Studies Courses (6 Credits )
Course ## Name
Credits
Course Outline
GSCL1270
Employment Search Skills
This course introduces students to a process of developing self-awareness when considering career opportunities and identifying career-related goals. Students conduct a job search, prepare a job application, resume, cover letter, a follow-up correspondence. The course includes preparation for job interviews. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
Course Outline GSCL1270
1.00 GSCL1270
GSCM1510
Workplace Human Relations
This course examines interpersonal relationship skills in the work environment. Students evaluate individual strengths and weaknesses and assess and learn transferable skills. This course emphasizes employment-enhancing skills that include understanding and improving relationships and communication with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, and customers. This survey course introduces concepts and methods for improvement of interpersonal relations. (2 Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)
Course Outline GSCM1510
2.00 GSCM1510
HLTH1130
AHA CPR and First Aid Certification
This course includes instruction of adult, child, and infant for rescue breathing, airway obstruction, and one and two man Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and standard first aid. Topics covered are: obstructed airway, rescue breathing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, injuries (soft and hard tissue), bleeding, emergencies, splinting, and sudden illness. Students will be instructed to use breathing devices, specifically the pocket mask and the bag-valve mask. This course is certified by the American Heart Association. (1 Cr - 1 lect, 0 lab)
Course Outline HLTH1130
1.00 HLTH1130

Electives (4 Credits)
Course ## Name
Credits
Course Outline
CRTS1301
Applied Collision Repair Practices I
This course has been designed to enable participants to work independently on skill development in a specific area of Collision Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and or coursework will be emphasized. Specific tasks to be accomplished by the participant will be identified in an individualized training plan. Prereq: CRTS 1100 and an individualized training plan developed jointly by instructor and student. (1Cr - 0 lect/pres, 1 lab, 0 other)
1.00
CRTS1302
Applied Collision Repair Practices II
This course allows participants to work independently on skill development in a specialized area of Auto/Truck Body Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and/or coursework are emphasized. Specific tasks are identified and accomplished through an individualized training plan. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS 1100 and individualized training plan developed jointly by the instructor and the participant. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
Course Outline CRTS1302
2.00
CRTS1302
CRTS1303
Applied Collision Repair Practices III
This course has been designed to enable participants to work independently on skill development in a specific area of Collision Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and or coursework will be emphasized. Specific tasks to be accomplished by participants will be identified in an individualized training plan. Prereq: CRTS1100 and an individualized training plan developed jointly by instructor and student. (3Cr - 0 lect/pres, 3 lab, 0 other)
3.00
CRTS1304
Applied Collision Repair Practices IV
This course allows participants to work independently on skill development in a specific area of Collision Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and or coursework are emphasized. Specific tasks to be accomplished by the participant are identified in an individualized training plan. This course is part of the Collision Repair program which is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). Prerequisites: CRTS1100 and individualized training plan developed jointly by instructor and student. (2 Cr - 0 lect, 2 lab)
Course Outline CRTS1304
2.00
CRTS1304
CRTS1305
Applied Collision Repair Practices V
This course has been designed to enable participants to work independently on skill development in a specific area of Auto Body Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and or coursework will be emphasized. Specific tasks to be accomplished by the participant will be identified in an individualized training plan. Prereq: CRTS 1100 and an individualized training plan jointly developed by instructor and student. (2Cr - 0 lect / pres, 2 lab, 0 other)
2.00
CRTS1306
Applied Collision Repair Practices VI
This course has been designed to enable participants to work independently on skill development in a specific area of Auto Body Repair. Application of competencies gained from previous work experience and or coursework will be emphasized. Specific tasks to be accomplished by the participant will be identified in a individualized training plan. Prereq: CRTS1100 individualized training plan developed jointly by instructor and student. (2Cr - 0 lect/pres, 2 lab, 0 other)
2.00
GSCL1250
Basic Business Concepts
This course is an introduction to the principles of management and operation of a business. Business formation, legal topics and liability issues will be covered, as well as employee and customer relations and organizational planning. (2Cr - 2 lect, 0 lab)
2.00
GSCL1255
Fundamentals of Selling and Business Operations
This course provides fundamentals of sales in the business world and basic business operation and salon management. Students will develop basic skills in all these areas. (3 Cr - 1 lec, 2 lab)
3.00
GSCM1500
Written Technical Communications
This course is for students majoring in trade and technical occupations and covers the basics of written communications needed for work-related situations. Industry-focused instruction in the areas of sentence structure, paragraph structure, and writing style are included. Students plan, compose, format, edit, proofread, and revise a variety of business communications, including letters, memos, resumes, instructions and short reports. The use of technology, including Internet and library resources, are integrated into the course. (2 Cr - 1 lect. 1 lab)
Course Outline GSCM1500
2.00
GSCM1500
GSMA1420
Technical Math I
This course covers elements of algebra and are introduced early with topics of arithmetic. Also provide a unified approach to problem solving that traditional arithmetic methods lack. The use of scientific calculators allows for efficient use of classroom time to develop mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills. Prereq: None. (2Cr - 1 lect, 1 lab)
2.00

Collision Repair Technology (DIP) Program Curriculum was last updated on 03/04/2011

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