Automotive Collision Repair Diploma – ACR2

Program Description:

The Automotive Collision Repair Program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the automotive collision repair profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes either major automotive collision repair or automotive painting and refinishing depending on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. Program graduates receive an Automotive Collision Repair diploma which qualifies them as major collision repair technicians or painting and refinishing technicians.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 37

Automotive Collision Repair Technology Diploma Curriculum Essential Courses

Basic Skills Courses 8 credits

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

Occupational Courses 20 credits

ACRP 1000Introduction to Auto Collision Repair

4

ACRP 1005Automobile Component Repair and Replacement

4

ACRP 1010Foundations of Collision Repair

5

COLL 1020Albany Success Course

3

ACRP 1015Fundamentals of Automotive Welding

4

AND

Completion of one of three Specializations:

Refinishing Specialization-8RS2 12 credits

ACRP 2001Introduction to Auto Painting and Refinishing

5

ACRP 2002Painting and Refinishing Techniques

5

ACRP 2009Refinishing Internship

2

Major Collision Repair Specialization-8MC2 12 credits

ACRP 2010Major Collision Repair

5

ACRP 2015Major Collision Replacements

5

ACRP 2019Major Collision Repair Internship

2

Mechanical/Electrical Helper Specialization-8MH2 9 credits