Collision Repair & Refinish Technology Requirements

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  

Curriculum 

FALL SEMESTER
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • ENGL 101T - Composition - 3 Credit Hours 
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AB 110 - Introduction to Auto Body Repair and Safety - 5 Credit Hours 
  • AB 111 - Auto Body Welding - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 112 - Auto Body Lab - 5 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • PSYC 100 - Psychology at Work 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • PSYC 101T - General Psychology - 3 Credit Hours 
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 120 - Stationary Panel/Frame/Unibody - 5 Credit Hours 
  • AB 122 - Auto Body Lab - 5 Credit Hours 
  • AT 140 - Wheel Alignment - 2 Credit Hours 
FALL SEMESTER 
  • AB 210 - Auto Body Electrical Circuits/Air Conditioning - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AB 211 - Surface Preparation - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 212 - Spray Equipment /Refinish Materials - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AB 214 - Auto Refinish Lab - 6 Credit Hours 
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials - 2 Credit Hours 
  • SPCM 101T - Fundamentals of Speech - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER 
  • AB 123 - Auto Collision Estimating - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 123L - Auto Collision Estimating Lab 
  • AB 220 - Color Theory - 3 Credit Hours 
  • AB 221 - Blending - 2 Credit Hours 
  • AB 223 - Auto Refinish Lab II - 6 Credit Hours 
  • AB 225 - Internship - 1 Credit Hour 
  • SOC 150T - Social Problems - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • SOC 250T - Courtship and Marriage - 3 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog  

Admission Criteria  

2 of the following: 
  • ACT: 15 
  • SAT: 830–870 
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - HS English grade “C” average or better 
  • GED: 500 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet two of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 243 
  • Arithmetic: 217

Additional Program Requirements      

Uniforms
Uniforms are optional for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore. 
 
Tools

Tools are provided in the classroom, and the Southeast Tech Bookstore has additional tools for purchase to use in the workplace. 

Safety Test 

At the end of JumpStart, after safety presentations and lab tours, Collision Repair and Refinish Technology students are required to take a safety test. The test is administered both on paper and electronically via STInet. Students must achieve a score of 100% before continuing in the program and are not limited in the number of attempts.

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Collision Repair and Refinish Technology program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

VIEW BYOL DETAILS

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