ABCT 1216 This course covers the application of undercoats and topcoats in refinishing. Color theory, adjustment, and blending will be covered.
Prerequisites: ABCT1142, ABCT1150, ABCT1130, ABCT1214 or BSEP1301.
Damage Analysis, Estimating, and Customer Service
ABCT - 2103: Damage Analysis, Estimating, and Customer Service
ABCT 2103 This course will focus on management duties related to personnel, shop flow and monetary tasks. This course will contain and require handwritten and computer driven estimation procedures and understanding of estimating terminology.
ABCT 2108 This course will focus on unibody, full frame repair and alignment using various alignment, measuring and pulling equipment. This course will also contain wheel alignment procedures and terminology relating to collision damaged vehicles.
Prerequisites: ABCT1111, ABCT1212 or BSEP1301, and ABCT1120.
ABCT 2212 This course is a continuation of ABCT2108 with additional technical information and procedures. Students will be using frame repair equipment, various measuring equipment to include universal measuring, centerline gauges, and lazer measuring and applying all previous training on damaged vehicle repairs.
Prerequisites: ABCT1111, ABCT1212 or BSEP1301, ABCT1120, ABCT2108, and ABCT2106.
ABCT 2230 This course will focus on auto collision related minor mechanical failures. The course will also focus on typical air conditioning procedures related to auto collision such as reclaim, recharge and replace parts as result of a collision contains subject matter related to mechanical repairs as a result of a collision. Prerequisites: None
ABCT 2970 This course is required and can be for two to five credits. The intern will perform duties related to and to include duties that were performed and learned thus far.
Prerequisites: ABCT1100, ABCT1111, ABCT1120, ABCT1130,ABCT1142, ABCT1150, ABCT1212, ABCT1216, ABCT1230, AABCT2102, ABCT2230, ABCT2106, and ABCT2108.
BIOL 1110 This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts of ecology as it pertains to the impact of humans on their environment. It addresses the demands placed on the biosphere by the exploitation of natural resources and energy, the creation of pollution and the disposal of waste. This course is interdisciplinary, combining concepts from the natural and physical sciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, geology, physics) with the social sciences (e.g. economics, politics, ethics, history) to present an understanding of how wise stewardship of earth's resources can result in the long-term sustainability of our shared environment.
Meets MnTC Goal 3 and MnTC Goal 10
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.
ENGL 1200 This course is designed to enhance students' abilities to write technical documents. The content covered will include proposals, research reports, technical manuals, feasibility studies, and process reports.
Pre-requisites: Students must score 70 or above on the Accuplacer Reading assessment to register for this course.
Co-requisite: If students score between 51 and 69, they can register for this course, but must concurrently take ENGL 0110 College Reading Boost.
Meets MnTC Goal 1
HIST 1450 This 3 credit history course explores the history of Minnesota from the ice age and early Native Americans to the events of today. Through a combination of textbooks and internet sites students can gain an appreciation of the contributions made by those who came before us in the state we now call Minnesota. (Field trips may be required.)
Meets MnTC Goal 5
PHIL 1200 In this course, students will develop skills in argument evaluation, the use of informal logic, and language analysis as they criticize problems found on the World Wide Web, in the workplace, and in other everyday environments. Students will also have an opportunity to explore topics in media literacy and the philosophy of science. Suggested Accuplacer reading cut score over 78.
Meets MnTC Goal 2.
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student?s awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people?s personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.