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Auto Body and Collision Technology - Diploma

64 Credits
DIP 3414
Degree Description

The Auto Body and Collision Technology diploma is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to concentrate on technical skills and 6 Liberal Arts and Sciences credits.  Each student is required to have tools relative to the trade area.

Admission Dates: Fall Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2019-2020 school year. If you need to see this program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (19 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
ABCT1805 Auto Body Collision Technology Fundamentals (2 Credits)
ABCT1801 Auto Body Lab I (4 Credits)
ABCT1810 Sheet Metal I (3 Credits)
ABCT1820 Priming and Refinish System Preparation (3 Credits)
ABCT1860 Auto Body Welding (3 Credits)
ABCT1802 Auto Body Lab II (4 Credits)
ABCT1850 Trim, Hardware and Glass (3 Credits)
ABCT1870 Refinishing (3 Credits)
ABCT1880 Sheet Metal II (3 Credits)
ABCT2800 Damage Appraisal and Shop Management (3 Credits)
ABCT2803 Auto Body Lab III (4 Credits)
ABCT1840 Auto Collision Mechanical I (3 Credits)
ABCT2810 Appearance Matching (3 Credits)
ABCT2820 Composites (2 Credits)
ABCT2830 Measuring and Pulling Systems (3 Credits)
ABCT2805 Auto Body and Collision Air Conditioning (2 Credits)
ABCT2850 Structural Repair (3 Credits)
ABCT2870 Auto Collision Mechanical II (3 Credits)
ABCT2804 Auto Body Lab IV (4 Credits)
Or
ABCT2910 Occupational Internship (1 - 9 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (6 Credits)

To complete the diploma, students must complete 6 MNTC credits from 2 of the 10 MNTC goal areas. Courses must be approved by advisor/faculty.

Elective Courses (Suggested)

These courses are not required but are suggested as courses which may be beneficial to you in this career field. You will graduate from this program even if you do not complete these courses.
ABCT2900 Auto Body Lab (1 - 4 Credits)
ABCT2910 Occupational Internship (1 - 9 Credits)
ABCT2920 Special Problems (1 - 6 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.