Collision Repair and Refinishing

Collision Repair and Refinishing Course Descriptions

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Year: 2015–2016

Semester 1

CRR306 Introduction to Collision Repair

6 credits—In this course students receive training on the proper handling of hazardous waste and EPA issues together with technical information about specific auto body safety and health situations. Specific training is provided in tools/equipment usage, parts assembly, filler application, and straightening techniques. Students will also receive training in autobody welding.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 96

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1072.00

CRR806 Introduction to Refinishing

6 credits—Students receive training in use of sanding abrasives, refinishing products, tools and equipment, masking procedures, corrosion protection, and paint preparations. A thorough understanding of personal health and safety issues is also obtained.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 96

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1137.00

MAT772 Applied Math -OR-

3 credits—This course is designed to present basic facts of arithmetic including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, powers, roots, English and metric measurement, ratio-proportion, percents, introduction to algebra, and introduction to geometry. Instruction includes use of scientific hand-held calculators and emphasis placed on critical thinking, problem solving skills.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

Math Elective 3 credits

Semester 2

CRR331 Basic Collision Procedures

6 credits—This course covers specific collision tool and equipment usage, panel repair and alignment, sheet metal pulling and stress relieving, mobile glass servicing, trim removal and replacement, and basic collision repair techniques. Performance tasks will require students to work in actual production style situations. Projects will include straightening collision damage and filler application, utilizing corrosion resistant undercoat/primer.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR306.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1122.00

CRR836 Refinishing II

6 credits—Fundamentals of spraying automotive paints are provided in this course together with the uses and application of various types of top coat systems and color mixing/matching using computers.

Lecture Hours: 48 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR806.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1122.00

PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR-

3 credits—Human Relations is the study of self and social behavior. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of social science theories and research for the development of effective interpersonal and organizational relationships.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR-

3 credits—This course provides an introduction to the study of behavior with emphasis in the areas of learning, cognition, motivation, personality, behavioral disorder, therapy, and social influence. An understanding of the impact of both theoretical perspectives and experimental evidence on the formulation of the science of human behavior is also stressed. Psychological theories and principles are utilized to explain and predict behavior.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

SOC110 Introduction to Sociology

3 credits—This course surveys the basic principles, concepts, and research findings of social life from small groups to societies. The course examines a range of sociological explanations for the various forms of social behaviors and establishes a basis for reflection and further study in the field.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

Semester 3

COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR-

3 credits—This course focuses on composition and editing of curriculum-specific technical and business-related writing projects. Instruction includes formatting, information gathering, document drafting, editing, and written employment strategies.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in ENG061.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

ENG105 Composition I

3 credits—Composition I emphasizes fluency, thesis-driven organization, the use of supporting details, and research techniques. Writing is approached as a recursive process that includes prewriting strategies, drafting, revising, and editing. The course helps students shape writing to serve readers' needs and define a sense of purpose in their writing. It also gives students strategies for reading college-level material.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate COMPASS scores or equivalent.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

CRR510 Collision Production Technology

7 credits—In this course, students will receive information and training in common collision repair procedures performed by production collision centers. Specific training is provided in straightening procedures for light and heavy collision damage, specialized tools and equipment, and air conditioning systems relating to collision damage.

Lecture Hours: 64 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR331.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1221.50

CRR740 Estimating I

3 credits—This course provides instructional experience in collision handwritten estimating.

Lecture Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR836 and CRR331.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $561.00

CRR877 Refinishing Applications

7 credits—This course provides training in paint repair procedures used to match and blend partial or full panel refinish repairs. Students will be exposed to various procedures used in refinishing systems. Students will also receive training in basic electrical fundamentals and basic air bag systems as they apply to collision and refinishing repairs.

Lecture Hours: 64 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR836.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1316.50

Semester 4

CRR657 Advanced Collision Repair

7 credits—In this course, students will receive hands on experience involving high production practices used by industry collision repair technicians. Students will receive training in collision related suspension and steering systems. Additional training will be received in drive train repairs, wheel alignment, brakes, and other vehicle collision related repairs, tools, and equipment.

Lecture Hours: 64 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR510.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1281.50

CRR750 Estimating II

3 credits—Introduce students to various aspects of computerized estimating software while reinforcing repair procedures.

Lecture Hours: 32

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR740.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $561.00

CRR881 Refinishing Production Technology

7 credits—In this course, students will receive hands on experience involving high production practices used by industry technicians. Students will be exposed to time management performance tasks involved in numerous areas of refinishing. Skill levels will be enhanced for various refinish tasks such as paint preparation, masking procedures, blending, and overall refinishing.

Lecture Hours: 64 Lab Hours: 96

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in CRR877.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $1286.50

SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3 credits—This course presents elements of the oral communications process with emphasis on developing interpersonal, small group, and public speaking skills. Students will be involved in activities that provide opportunity for the understanding and improvement of their oral communication skills.

Lecture Hours: 48

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

Math Electives

MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts

3 credits—This is a one semester, liberal arts mathematics course that satisfies the minimum general education requirement for math. The course is designed to impart math skills which are helpful in everyday life as well as to expose students to areas of mathematics they may not have seen before. Topics include problem-solving skills, set theory, algebra, consumer mathematics, probability, and statistics. Other topics may be included.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MAT063 or equivalent COMPASS score.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

MAT122 College Algebra

5 credits—Begins a two semester sequence to prepare students for the calculus sequence. The central theme is the concept of functions, their properties, graphs and applications. Functions studied include polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions.

Lecture Hours: 80

Prerequisite(s): MAT102 or equivalent COMPASS score.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $797.50

MAT128 Precalculus

4 credits—This one-semester pre-calculus course is intended for the student with a solid algebra background who intends to take calculus. It is also beneficial (but not required) for the student to have a background in trigonometry. The course will emphasize functions using an analytical, numerical, and graphical approach. The student will study linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions along with their applications.

Lecture Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement scores

2015–2016 Course Cost: $638.00

MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry

3 credits—The second course of a two-semester pre-calculus sequence. Topics include trigonometry and applications, vectors, analytic geometry, and polar and parametric equations.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): MAT122 or equivalent COMPASS score.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

MAT156 Statistics

3 credits—This course is a study of descriptive statistics including graphical representation, central tendency, correlation and regression, intuitive treatment of probability and inferential statistics including hypothesis testing.

Lecture Hours: 48

Prerequisite(s): MAT063

2015–2016 Course Cost: $478.50

MAT210 Calculus I

4 credits—The first in a calculus sequence, this course covers topics including functions and their graphs, limits, derivatives, applications of the derivative, and integrals.

Lecture Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MAT134 or MAT128 or appropriate placement scores.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $638.00

MAT216 Calculus II

4 credits—A continuation of MAT-210, this course covers topics including integration techniques, applications of integration, infinite series, conic sections, parametric and polar equations.

Lecture Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MAT210.

2015–2016 Course Cost: $638.00

MAT219 Calculus III

4 credits—This course covers topics including integration and differentiation techniques related to vectors, vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, multiple integration, and vector analysis.

Lecture Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): MAT216

2015–2016 Course Cost: $638.00

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Program Advisor

Al Read
Butler Hall 107G
319-296-2329 ext.1324
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Terry Van Dyke
Butler Hall 107G
319-296-2329 ext.1119
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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