Automotive Collision Repair

ACRP 1000 INTRODUCTION TO AUTO COLLISION REPAIR (54-12-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
This course provides instruction in procedures and practices necessary for safe and compliant operation of auto collision repair facilities. It introduces the structural configuration and identification of the structural members of various unibodies and frames used for automobiles as well as equipment and hand tools used in collision repair tasks.

ACRP 1005 AUTOMOBILE COMPONENT REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT (26-79-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisite: ACRP 1000
This course provides instruction in removal and replacement methods of a variety of non-structural cosmetic and safety features of the automobile as well as bolt-on body panels.

ACRP 1010 FOUNDATIONS OF COLLISION REPAIR (29-111-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 1005
This course introduces the materials, tools, and operations required to repair minor collision damage and it provides instruction in non-metallic auto body repair techniques.

ACRP 1015 FUNDAMENTALS OF AUTOMOTIVE WELDING (34-56-4)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisite: ACRP 1000
This course introduces welding and cutting procedures used in auto collision repair. Emphasis will be placed on MIG welding techniques through a variety of different procedures.

ACRP 1017 MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisite: ACRP 1000
This course introduces suspension and steering, braking, and drive train systems found on vehicles typically requiring repair of damages incurred through automobile collisions.

ACRP 1018 MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS (34-55-4)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisite: ACRP 1000
This course introduces the various mechanical and electrical systems found on vehicles typically requiring repair of damages incurred through automobile collisions.

ACRP 1019 MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS II (40-70-5)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Co-requisite: ACRP 1000
This course introduces the various electrical, heating and AC, engine cooling, fuel and intake, and restraint systems found on vehicles typically requiring repair of damages incurred through automobile collisions.

ACRP 2000 INTRODUCTION TO REFINISHING (20-130-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 1010
This course introduces the hand and pneumatic tools, spray guns, materials and procedures involved in preparing automobile bodies for refinishing. Typical methods and techniques used in detailing a refinished automobile surface are also introduced in this course.

ACRP 2001 INTRODUCTION TO AUTO PAINTING AND REFINISHING (45-62-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 1010
This course covers the safety precautions followed during the painting and refinishing processes used in a shop during collision repairs. Basic surface preparations will be discussed and practiced. Spray gun types and basic operations will also be introduced.

ACRP 2002 PAINTING AND REFINISHING TECHNIQUES (39-71-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 2001
This course covers the fundamental refinishing tasks of mixing, matching and applying various types of automotive paints. Paint defect causes and cures will be examined in depth. Final delivery detailing and tasks will also be practiced and discussed.

ACRP 2005 FUNDAMENTALS OF REFINISHING I (35-90-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 2000
The course introduces the spray gun equipment, materials, and techniques used in the application of special paints. Emphasis will be placed on automotive refinishing theories and procedures.

ACRP 2008 FUNDAMENTALS OF REFINISHING II (12-80-3)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisites: ACRP 2005
This course further expands on the spray gun equipment, materials, and techniques used in the application of special paints to automobile finishes introduced in Fundamentals of Refinishing I. Emphasis will be placed on blending, tinting, and matching colors.

ACRP 2009 REFINISHING INTERNSHIP (0-90-2)
Prerequisite: ACRP 1000
Provides occupation-based learning opportunities for students pursuing the Paint and Refinishing specialization. Students will be mentored by qualified professional technicians as they experience working in the Automotive Collision Repair profession in an industry standard commercial repair facility or industry standard simulated on-campus facility. Topics include: sanding, priming, and paint preparation; special refinishing applications; urethane enamels; tint and match colors; and detailing.

ACRP 2010 MAJOR COLLISION REPAIR (43-66-5)
Prerequisite: ACRP 1000
Co-requisite: ACRP 1005
This course introduces procedures and resources used in the identification and assessment of automotive collision damages. This course provides instruction on the hydraulic systems and for the diagnosis, straightening, measuring and alignment of automobile frames and bodies.

ACRP 2015 MAJOR COLLISION REPLACEMENTS (47-56-5)
Prerequisite: ACRP 1000
Co-requisite: ACRP 2010
This course provides instruction in conventional/unibody automobile body structural panel repairs emphasizing a variety of removal and replacement techniques.

ACRP 2019 MAJOR COLLISION REPAIR INTERNSHIP (0-90-2)
Prerequisite: ACRP 1000
Co-requisites: ACRP 2010, ACRP 2015
Provides occupation-based learning opportunities for students pursuing the Major Collision Repair specialization. Qualified professional technicians will mentor students as they experience working in the Automotive Collision Repair profession in an industry standard commercial repair facility or industry standard simulated on-campus facility. Topics include: conventional frame repair, unibody damage identification and analysis, unibody measuring and fixturing systems, unibody straightening systems and techniques, unibody welding techniques, unibody structural panel repair and replacement, conventional body structural panel repair, unibody suspension and steering systems, and bolt-on body panel removal and replacement.