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Collision Repair

Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology

Overview

Repairing and Refinishing a damaged vehicle to like-new condition is an art form.  From sanding and painting to metal work and frame alignment, our students get the hands-on training they need to work in today’s industry. 

Graduates have found employment for companies like Steve’s Auto Body, Collision Repair of Jonesboro and Bailey’s Paint & Body.  Other graduates have started their own collision repair shops. 

Spark your creativity with our Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program today.

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Rachel S.  Cavenaugh Ford

If you love cars, making old things look new again, or want to learn every skill there is about auto body and painting, then you need to enroll at ASUN right now! As a former student I can promise you that you’ll learn everything you need to be successful in the collision repair field!

Rachel S.
Cavenaugh Ford
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Length of Program: 2 years

Total Program Cost: $6,500 

Campus Availability: Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Prerequisites

ENG 0051 Writing Seminar
ENG 0053 English Fundamentals

Required

General Education Core (15 credit hours)
ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
ENG 1003 English I
MATH 1013 Mathematical Applications 
MIS 1033 Introduction to Computers OR
MIS 1443 Technical Computer Application
PSY 1013 Human Relations 

Major Technical Discipline (36 credit hours)
CRT 1112 Basic Welding I 
CRT 1122 Basic Welding II 
CRT 1212 Body and Frame Alignment I 
CRT 1222 Body and Frame Alignment II 
CRT 1312 Painting I 
CRT 1322 Painting II 
CRT 1413 Painting Lab I 
CRT 1423 Painting Lab II 
CRT 2312 Basic Metal Repair I 
CRT 2322 Basic Metal Repair II 
CRT 2411 Basic Metal Repair Lab I 
CRT 2421 Basic Metal Repair Lab II 
CRT 2512 Color Matching I
CRT 2522 Color Matching II 
CRT 2611 Color Matching Lab I 
CRT 2621 Color Matching Lab II 
CRT 2713 Related Body Repair I 
CRT 2723 Related Body Repair I

Associate of Applied Science
Degree Plan

Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 10 months

Total Program Cost: $4,500

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Marked Tree

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Required

ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
MATH 1013 Mathematical Applications
CRT 1112 Basic Welding I 
CRT 1122 Basic Welding II 
CRT 1212 Body and Frame Alignment I 
CRT 1222 Body and Frame Alignment II 
CRT 1312 Painting I 
CRT 1322 Painting II 
CRT 1413 Painting Lab I 
CRT 1423 Painting Lab II 
CRT 2312 Basic Metal Repair I 
CRT 2322 Basic Metal Repair II
CRT 2411 Basic Metal Repair Lab I 
CRT 2421 Basic Metal Repair Lab II 
CRT 2512 Color Matching I 
CRT 2522 Color Matching II 
CRT 2611 Color Matching Lab I 
CRT 2621 Color Matching Lab II 
CRT 2713 Related Body Repair I 
CRT 2723 Related Body Repair II

Technical Certificate Degree Plan