Automobile Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing

Suggested Plan of Study
Automobile Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician Associate of Applied Science Degree  

Required Courses Credits
ABDY 101 Introduction to Estimating 2
ABDY 110 Introduction to Collision Repair 4
ABDY 120 Non-Structural Collision Repair 6
ABDY 150 Refinish Safety 2
ABDY 160 Automotive Undercoats 4
ABDY 170 Automotive Topcoats 6
ABDY 201 Advanced Estimating 1
ABDY 220 Structural Collision Repair 6
ABDY 240 Aluminum Repair 4
ABDY 270 Advanced Refinishing  6
ABDY 275 Waterborne Paint Systems 3

ABDY 280 Custom Painting

     OR  ABDY 298 Internship

5
AST 285 ASE Exam Prep: Section One 1
CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers 3
COMX 106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace 3
M 114 Extended Technical Mathematics 3
TRID 140 Automobile Sheet Metal and Structural MIG Welding 2
TRID 181 Transportation Electrical Systems Lecture 2
TRID 182 Transportation Electrical Systems Lab 2
TRID 152 Vehicle Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 3

WRIT 121 Introduction to Technical Writing

    OR  WRIT 122 Introduction  to Business Writing 

3
Total minimum credits required for degree 71
Students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites. Math and English requirements are usually determined by performance on placement tests or transfer credits.

 

Fall Semester - Even Years Credits
ABDY 101 2
ABDY 110 4
ABDY 120 6
TRID 140 2
M 114 3
Total 17
Spring Semester - Odd Years Credits
ABDY 201 1
ABDY 220 6
ABDY 240 4
CAPP 120 3
TRID 181 2
TRID 182 2
Total 18
Fall Semester - Odd Years Credits
ABDY 150 2
ABDY 160 4
ABDY 170 6
TRID 152 3
WRIT 121 or 122 3
Total 18
Spring Semester - Even Years Credits
ABDY 270 6
ABDY 275 3
ABDY 280 or 298 5
AST 285 1
COMX 106 3
Total 18

 


 

Suggested Plan of Study

Automobile Collision Repair Technician Certificate of Applied Science

Required Courses Credits
ABDY 101 Introduction to Estimating 2
ABDY 110 Introduction to Collision Repair 4
ABDY 120 Non-Structural Collision Repair 6
ABDY 201 Advanced Estimating 1
ABDY 220 Structural Collision Repair 6
COMX 106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace 3
M 111 Technical Mathematics 3
TRID 140 Automobile Sheet Metal and Structural MIG Welding 2
TRID 152 Vehicle Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 3
WRIT 104 Workplace Communications 3
Total minimum credits required for certificate 33
Students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.
Fall Semester - Even Years Credits
ABDY 101 2
ABDY 110 4
ABDY 120 6
TRID 140 2
M 111 3
Total 17
Spring Semester - Odd Years Credits
ABDY 201 1
ABDY 220 6
COMX 106 3
TRID 152 3
WRIT 104 3
Total 16

 


 

Suggested Plan of Study
Automobile Refinishing Technician Certificate of Applied Science 

Required Courses Credits
ABDY 150 Refinish Safety 2
ABDY 160 Automotive Undercoats 4
ABDY 170 Automotive Topcoats 6
ABDY 270 Advanced Refinishing 6
ABDY 275 Waterborne Paint Systems 3
AST 285 ASE Exam Prep: Section One 1
COMX 106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace 3
M 111 Technical Mathematics 3
TRID 152 Vehicle Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning 3
WRIT 104 Workplace Communications 3
Total minimum credits required 34
Students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

 

Fall Semester - Odd Years Credits
ABDY 150 2
ABDY 160 4
ABDY 170 6
TRID 152 3
WRIT 104 3
Total 18
Spring Semester - Even Years Credits
ABDY 270 6
ABDY 275 3
M 111 3
AST 285 1
COMX 106 3
Total 16

 

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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.