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Collision Repair Technology

Program Chair
Stan Hatcher
Shop Complex
(479) 508-3312
shatcher@atu.edu

Instructor
Kendall Hopkins

The work of the collision repair technician consists of those jobs that require knowledge of automotive construction and a relatively high degree of manual dexterity. Students enrolled in this program will become skilled in frame alignment, dent removal, replacing damaged parts, color matching, painting, and basic principles of air brushing. Students will receive instruction in solvent-based paints and in the implementation of green technology with water-bourne paints.

Each student will be required to furnish their own tools as approved by the instructor.

Collision Repair
Technology

Curriculum in Collision Repair Technology Technical Certificate

Course Number Course Name Semester Hours
Fall
CRT 1103 Automotive Welding 3
CRT 1114 Metal Repair I 4
CRT 1124 Painting I 4
CRT 1134 Color Matching I 4
Total 15
Spring
BUS 1003

ENGL 0303

ENGL 1013
Business English
or
Foundational Composition
or
Composition I
3
CRT 1214 Metal Repair II 4
CRT 1224 Painting II 4
CRT 1234 Color Matching II 4
Total 15
1st Summer
CRT 1312 Air Brushing 2
CRT 1322 Detailing 2
CRT 1332 Cost Analysis of Collision Repair 2
Total 6

Curriculum in Collision Repair Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Technology

Course Number Course Name Semester Hours
1st Semester
CRT 1103 Automotive Welding 3
CRT 1114 Metal Repair I 4
CRT 1124 Painting I 4
CRT 1134 Color Matching I 4
Total 15
2nd Semester
CRT 1214 Metal Repair II 4
CRT 1224 Painting II 4
CRT 1234 Color Matching II 4
ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
Total 15
3rd Semester
Any Approved Social Science1 3
CRT 1312 Air Brushing * 2
CRT 1322 Detailing * 2
CRT 1332 Cost Analysis of Collision Repair * 2
ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
MATH 0903 Intermediate Algebra (or higher math) 3
Total 15
4th Semester
AST 1003 Automotive Electronics 3
AST 1103 Automotive Brake Systems 3
AST 1203 Automotive Climate Control* 3
AST 1213 Automotive Chassis and Steering 3
BUS 1303

COMS 1003

COMS 2003
Introduction to Computers
or
Introduction to Computer Based Systems
or
Microcomputer Applications
3
Total 15
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements"
*Usually offered in Summer I term