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Auto Collision Repair

ACR 105 Painting and Refinishing I (3)

This course is the first in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of painting and refinishing auto body surfaces.  The course will cover safety and health issues, surface preparation, metal treatments, equipment, and paint specifics.

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ACR 115 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I (4)

This course is the first in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of non-structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  The course will cover safety issues, vehicle construction, industry opportunities, and auto body repair techniques and materials.

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ACR 125 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I (2)

This course is the first in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  The course will cover measuring, damage analysis, safety, frame repair, unibody analysis, and welding.

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ACR 135 Airbrush, Fiberglass, and Pin Striping (3)

This course is designed to enhance skills in auto collision repair through creating detail and unique products using airbrush and pin striping techniques and fiberglass fabrication.

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ACR 155 Painting and Refinishing II (3)

Prerequisite: ACR 105

This course is the second in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of painting and refinishing auto body surfaces.  The course will cover protective equipment, shop operations, and specific painting principles and procedures.

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ACR 165 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II (4)

Prerequisites: ACR 115

This course is the second in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of non-structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  The course will cover trim and hardware protection, glass, outer body, metal work, welding, safety, cutting, plastics, and adhesives.

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ACR 175 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II (2)

Prerequisite: ACR 125

This course is the second in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  The course will cover safety, frame inspection and repair, structural damage, unibody repair, welding techniques, and cutting procedures.

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ACR 185 Panel Fabrication (3)

Prerequisite: ACR 125

This course is designed to give students the skills needed to fabricate panels using sheet metal in order to create a finished product by replacing or repairing existing parts.

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ACR 205 Painting and Refinishing III (3)

Prerequisite: ACR 155

This course is the third in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of painting and refinishing auto body surfaces.  This more advanced course will focus on application procedures and techniques for auto body painting.

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ACR 215 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III (4)

Prerequisite: ACR 165

This course is the third in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of non-structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  This advanced course will cover trim and hardware, glass repair, outer body, mechanical and electrical components, safety protocol, intermediate welding skills, and plastic and adhesive repairs.

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ACR 225 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III (3)    

Prerequisite: ACR 175

This course is the third in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  This advanced course will cover safety, welding and cutting techniques, unibody damage and repair, frame procedures, and fixed glass.

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ACR 235 Fleet and Commercial Vehicles (3)

Prerequisite: ACR 175

This course is designed to allow students to use knowledge gained in sheet metal repair, welding, plastic repair, and painting to obtain skills in working on fleet and commercial vehicles, using tools and paint specific to the industrial field of collision repair.

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ACR 255 Painting and Refinishing IV (4)

Prerequisite: ACR 205

This course is the final one in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of painting and refinishing auto body surfaces.  This course will focus on advanced aspects, techniques, and procedures for a variety of auto body painting and refinishing applications.

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ACR 265 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair IV (5)

Prerequisite: ACR 215

This course is the final one in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of non-structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  This course will focus on advanced aspects, techniques, and procedures for non-structural damage repair.

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ACR 275 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair IV (3)

Prerequisite: ACR 225

This course is the final one in a four-course sequence covering all aspects of structural analysis and damage repair for automobiles.  The course will focus on advanced welding and cutting techniques, unibody repair, frame repair, and fixed glass removal and installation.

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ACR 285 Mechanical and Electrical (3)

Prerequisite: ACR 225

This course will focus specifically on auto mechanical and electrical systems and will cover inspection, diagnosis, service, and repair of system problems or damage.

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ACR 295 Occupational Work Experience

Occupational Work Experiences are available to students who have completed at least 85% of their required course hours.  This is an optional course for students wanting practical experience at local businesses or other approved sites.

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