This diploma option prepares you to perform basic body repairs, panel replacements, frame repair and analysis, and unibody structural repairs. You will be introduced to the use of a frame machine, MIG welding, plastic welding and spot welding. Students will also learn how to take a crashed vehicle and fix all of the damage up to being painted.
All students are required to have their own personal tool set to use for classroom/lab projects. You may be in the lab and working the first day of class and tools are required. View the Tools and Purchasing Procedures.
Estimated Program Costs
In-state tuition and fees: $6,144.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,176.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester
* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
Required Classes for Auto Body Structural Repair | Dipl
|SDV 108||The College Experience||1|
|CRR 102||Sheet Metal Welding||3|
|CRR 411||Interior Body Construction||3|
|CRR 403||Exterior Body Construction||3|
|CRR 323||Sheet Metal Fundamentals||3|
|MAT 772||Applied Math||3|
|CRR 202||Plastic Repair||3|
|CRR 504||Frame and Unibody Damage Analysis||4|
|CRR 533||Structural Repair||3|
|CRR 551||Integral Body Repair||3|
|COM 723||Workplace Communications OR||3|
|COM 753||Technical Communications||3|
All students must attend the summer Program Orientation, or must meet/contact their Auto Body Structural Repair program advisor prior to taking their first course.
All part-time students must meet with an Auto Body Structural Repair program advisor to develop a sequential Plan of Study prior to taking their first course. (failure to do so may result in the student taking longer to complete the program)
Students must take their program core courses in sequence, and during the same semester as is reflected on the published Plan of Study.