Auto Collision Repair Technology - AAS

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Tim EVANS (620)728-8141
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
AB110 Painting and Refinishing I 3

Identify safety and personal health hazards; determine types of substrates and sanding materials; identify the process to clean and prepare a substrate for paint; distinguish between the properties, uses and manufacturer specifications of metal treatments and primers; distinguish among types of spray guns and equipment; explore paint codes and specifications for use. Identify paint systems; explore types of paint defects; distinguish between damage and non-damage related corrosion; identify final detail pr ocedures.

AB111 Painting and Refinishing II 3

Select proper personal protective equipment; perform proper shop operations according to OSHA guidelines; remove paint coatings apply corrosion resistant coatings; demonstrate proper spray gun operation and cleaning procedures; select proper painting and substrate materials for projects; analyze paint defects, causes and cures; repair paint defects; measure paint mil thickness; and determine final detail procedures for given projects.

AB112 Painting and Refinishing III 3

Select proper personal protective equipment; perform proper shop operations according to OSHA guidelines; prepare substrate for refinishing; select appropriate undercoating; use necessary cleaning preparation and protect surface areas to remain unpainted. Mix, catalyze and activate paint; apply paint using various spray techniques; operate high volume and low pressure gun operation. Correct defects; apply color, sanding and buffing techniques to correct surface defects.

AB113 Painting and Refinishing IV 4

Apply safety procedures in auto body painting and refinishing; perform cleaning procedures for a refinish; prepare adjacent panels for blending; prepare plastic panels for refinishing; protect non-finished areas of vehicle; operate high and low volume/pressure spray guns. Perform paint system applications on vehicle; follow appropriate paint color matching and mixing procedures; tint color using formula to achieve a blended match. Explore the causes, effects and correction of buffing-related imperfections and pigment floatation. Measure mil thickness. Apply decals, transfers, tapes, woodgrains, pinstripes. Apply cleaning techniques to interior, exterior, glass and body openings; remove overspray.

AB114 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I 4

Explore safety requirements in the auto collision and repair industry; explore opportunities in the industry. Explore parts and construction of vehicles. Identify metal straightening techniques and the application and use of body fillers. Demonstrate use, set-up and storage of welding equipment. Distinguish between weldable and non-weldable materials. Demonstrate fundamental welds. Identify plastics and adhesives. Explain the purpose of damage, estimation and repair orders. Explore the processes requi red for outer body panel repairs, replacements and adjustments. Demonstrate fundamental cutting procedures.

AB115 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II 4

Apply safety procedures. Identify trim and hardware to be protected; examine considerations when working with movable glass. Perform outer body repairs, replacements and adjustments. Perform metal straightening techniques. Perform body filling techniques. Perform metal finishing techniques. Use welding procedures in non-structural damage repair. Distinguish between mechanical and electrical components. Use appropriate cutting procedures. Determine procedures for working with plastics and adhesives.

AB116 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III 4

Demonstrate safety procedures. Remove and install trim and hardware; determine process and procedures necessary for movable glass repair; repair, replace and adjust outer body panels; remove and install mechanical and electrical components. Perform intermediate welding skill. Perform plastic and adhesive repairs.

AB117 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair IV 5

Demonstrate safety procedures. Remove and install trim and hardware; repair movable glass; protect adjacent body panels; repair, replace and adjust outer body panels; replace mechanical and electrical components. Perform welding skills. Perform plastic and adhesive repairs.

AB120 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I 2

Identify safety requirements related to structural damage repair. Identify measuring procedures; analyze basic structural damage conditions. Analyze frame repair methods; analyze unibody inspection and measurement; identify welding procedures for structural repair.

AB121 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II 2

Apply safety requirements related to structural damage repair; analyze frame inspection and repair procedures; determine direct and indirect damage for structural repair; analyze unibody inspection, measurement and repair procedures. Perform welding techniques for structural repair; and identify cutting procedures for structural repair.

AB122 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III 3

Apply safety requirements related to structural damage repair; perform welding and cutting techniques for structural repair; diagnose unibody direct and indirect damage; apply unibody inspection, measurement and repair procedures; apply frame inspection, measurement and repair procedures; remove fixed glass.

AB123 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair IV 3

Apply safety requirements related to structural damage repair; perform advanced welding and cutting techniques for structural repair; perform inspection, measurement and repair procedures for unibody direct and indirect damage; perform frame inspection, measurement and repair procedures to industry standard; remove and install fixed glass.

AB124 Mechanical and Electrical Components 3

Demonstrate safety procedures. Determine how to diagnose steering and suspension; diagnose electrical concerns; complete headlamp and fog/driving assemblies and repairs; demonstrate self-grounding procedures for handling electrical components. Determine diagnosis, inspection and service needs for brake hydraulic components; examine components of heating and air conditioning systems; determine the inspection, service and repair needs for collision damaged cooling system components; distinguish between under car components and systems. Determine the diagnosis, inspection and service requirements of active and passive restraint systems.

ME108 Occupational Safety 2

Types of safety in relation to various occupations and positive approaches toward safety practices; review of aspects of the OSHA regulations as developed and enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

TR120 Work Ethics 3

Skills required for success in the workplace with focus on the development of positive work habits and communication skills.

General Education Options 16
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

AR110 Drawing I 3.00

BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1.00

BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

BI115 Basic Radiation Biology 2.00

BI116 Introduction to Biotechnology 5.00

BI117 Principles of Genetics 3.00

BI118 Advanced Methods in Biotechnology 5.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN220 Poetry Writing 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

GR205 Oral German 2.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA130 Engineering Graphics I 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA206 Differential Equations 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU132 Symphonic Band I 1.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE203 Rhythms III 2.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

PY101 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00

PY102 Weather and Climate 3.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

PY205 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH103 Oral Interpretation 3.00

SH105 Forensics 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

SP100 Workplace Spanish 2.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP202 Spanish Conversation, Culture, and Writing 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH119 Stage Makeup 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

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