Auto Body Collision Technology

Auto Body Collision Technology - A.A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
ABCT 1111 Collision Repair Welding I
Description
ABCT 1111 This course covers welding safety, familiarization with oxyacetylene equipment and MIG welder operations. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1111

2
ABCT 1120 Sheet Metal Repair
Description
ABCT 1120 This course covers the tools and processes used for repairing minor damage on sheet metal panels. Safe and proper use of body fillers are included in this course. Prerequisites: ABCT1111

Credits: 5

Effective Dates: 03/15/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1120

5
ABCT 1130 Refinishing Preparation I
Description
ABCT 1130 This course covers refinishing safety, refinishing equipment, masking and surface preparation procedures. Prerequisite: ABCT1120 and ABCT1142

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1130

2
ABCT 1142 Glass, Trim, and Hardware
Description
ABCT 1142 This course covers the procedures for the removal and replacement of stationary glass, moveable glass and most component of a vehicle. Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1142

4
ABCT 1150 Reconditioning and Detailing
Description
ABCT 1150 This course covers various methods of vehicle cleanup and reconditioning. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1150

2
ABCT 1212 Collision Repair Welding II
Description
ABCT 1212 This course covers aluminum welding, resistance type spot welding, weld bonding and the I-CAR welding qualification test. Prerequisites: ABCT1111

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1212

2
ABCT 1214 Refinishing Preparation II
Description
ABCT 1214 This course covers procedures for preparation and application of undercoat systems. Panel preparation techniques are also covered. Prerequisites: ABCT1120, ABCT1130, and ABCT1142

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1214

3
ABCT 1216 Refinishing Application
Description
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.

Credits: 5

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1216

5
ABCT 1230 Auto Body Plastic Repair
Description
ABCT 1230 This course covers the different methods of repairing automotive plastics. Prerequisites: ABCT1130, ABCT1142, ABCT1214 or BSEP1301, and ABCT1216.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT1230

2
ABCT 2100 Body Electrical
Description
ABCT 2100 This course will focus on electrical troubleshooting and repair problems and procedures relating to collision electrical damage problems. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2100

2
ABCT 2102 Shop Management and Estimating
Description
ABCT 2102 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. Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2102

2
ABCT 2106 Collision Damage Repair/Replacement
Description
ABCT 2106 This course will focus on sheetmetal, unitized body and full frame sectioning and replacement of parts and components. Prerequisites: ABCT1111, ABCT1212 or BSEP1301, and ABCT1120.

Credits: 6

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2106

6
ABCT 2108 Unibody/Frame/Wheel Alignment I
Description
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.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2108

4
ABCT 2212 Unibody/Frame/Wheel Alignment II
Description
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.

Credits: 6

Effective Dates: 08/19/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2212

6
ABCT 2230 Body Mechanical and Air Conditioning
Description
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

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2230

3
ABCT 2240 Emerging Technologies
Description
ABCT 2240 This course covers emerging automotive technologies and how they will impact the collision repair field.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 12/10/2010 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2240

2
ABCT 2970 Autobody Internship
Description
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.

Credits:

Effective Dates: 03/16/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ABCT2970

5
Total Core Credits: 57

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 Composition I
Description
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.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 1

Course Outline: ENGL1150

3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

3
General Education Elective(s)** 6
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 3 or Goal 4 )*** 3
Total General Education Credits: 15
Total Program Credits: 72
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.
*** Select General Education electives from MnTC goal area.