Class Descriptions

AUB-111: Painting & Refinishing I

This course introduces the proper procedures for using automotive refinishing equipment and materials in surface preparation and application. Topics include federal, state, and local regulations, personal safety, refinishing equipment and materials, surface preparation, masking, application techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use proper equipment and materials in refinishing following accepted industry standards.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-112: Painting & Refinishing II

This course covers advanced painting techniques and technologies with an emphasis on identifying problems encountered by the refinishing technician. Topics include materials application, color matching, correction of refinishing problems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform spot, panel, and overall refinishing repairs and identify and correct refinish problems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take AUB-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-114: Special Finishes

This course introduces multistage finishes, custom painting, and protective coatings. Topics include base coats, advanced intermediate coats, clear coats, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply specialized finishes based on accepted industry standards.

Course Prerequisites:
Take AUB-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-121: Non-Structural Damage I

This course introduces safety, tools, and the basic fundamentals of body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair minor direct and indirect damage including removal/repairing/replacing of body panels to accepted standards.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-122: Non-Structural Damage II

This course covers safety, tools, and advanced body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, advanced repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, movable glass, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair or replace direct and indirect damage to accepted standards including movable glass and hardware.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-131: Structural Damage I

This course introduces safety, equipment, structural damage analysis, and damage repairs. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs to a vehicle which has received light/moderate structural damage.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-132: Structural Damage II

This course provides an in-depth study of structural damage analysis and repairs to vehicles that have received moderate to heavy structural damage. Topics include shop safety, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, advanced repair techniques, structural component replacement and alignment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs according to industry standards.

Course Prerequisites:
Take AUB-131; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-136: Plastics & Adhesives

This course covers safety, plastic and adhesive identification, and the various repair methods of automotive plastic components. Topics include safety, identification, preparation, material selection, and the various repair procedures including refinishing. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, remove, repair, and/or replace automotive plastic components in accordance with industry standards.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-150: Automotive Detailing

This course covers the methods and procedures used in automotive detailing facilities. Topics include safety, engine, interior and trunk compartment detailing, buffing/polishing exterior surfaces, and cleaning and reconditioning exterior trim, fabrics, and surfaces. Upon completion, students should be able to improve the overall appearance of a vehicle.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0

AUB-162: Autobody Estimating

This course provides a comprehensive study of autobody estimating. Topics include collision damage analysis, industry regulations, flat-rate and estimated time, and collision estimating manuals. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and interpret a damage report.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0