Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Pathway (opens a new window)

CRR 303 - Introduction to Auto Body Repair

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 27
Total Lab Hours: 54
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
The Introduction to Auto Body Repair course will provide students with the basics of body shop safety, use of common hand tools, power tools, body hand tool operation, and body fasteners. The study of mild and high strength steel, sheet metal design, and collision damage analysis. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills as they evaluate various topics and concepts while searching for underlying connections between the concepts, which is a skill that should be beneficial in any/all types of careers. The students will increase their mechanical aptitude that can be used in many aspects of their life.

Corequisites: None
Prerequisites: None
Recommended(s): None
Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: Face to Face

Credit for Prior Learning: None

Course Fees: Course Materials: $300.00

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:

  • Tasks:
    • Students will demonstrate the ability to safely work with auto body tools and equipment.
    • Students will demonstrate the ability to properly use body filler and proper sanding techniques.
    • Students will demonstrate basic knowledge of collision damage analysis, history and design.
  •  Course Outcomes
    • Remove various dents in panels.
    • Hammer and dolley small dents.
    • Use of spoon to bump dents and align panels.
    • Identify different metals used by OEM.
    • Use of electric nail gun to pull out dents.
    • Use of electric dent gun to pull out dents.
    • Fundamentals of metal shrinking.
    • Straightening aluminum.
    • Identifying different sub-straights.
    • Applying polyester glazing putty.
    • Applying short and long-haired fiberglass fillers.                         

Add to Pathway (opens a new window)