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Collision Repair Technology - Collision Repair Emphasis, A.A.S.

Requirements

One-Year Certificate, a Diploma, the Associate in Applied Science Degree, and the Bachelor of Science in Technology Management Degree. See graduation requirements in the catalog for more information.

Total Program Credits: 64

General Education Requirements: 16 Credits
  MKTG 2200   Written Business Communication 3
  AUT 1260   Tech Math for Mechanics 3
  Any approved Humanities, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language Distribution Course  3
  Any approved Behavioral Science, Social, or Political Science Distribution Course  3
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course  3
  Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety or Environment Course  1
Discipline Core Requirements:   24 Credits
Complete the following:   
  AUT 1160   Automotive Electrical Systems 2
  AUT 116L   Automotive Electrical Systems Lab 1
  AUT 2240   Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory 2
  AUT 224L   Automotive HVAC Lab 1
  CRT 1110   Surface Preparation 2
  CRT 111L   Surface Preparation Lab 1
  CRT 1120   Nonstructural Repair 2
  CRT 112L   Nonstructural Repair Lab 1
  CRT 1130   Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving 2
  CRT 113L   Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving Lab 1
  CRT 1140   Panel Replacement and Adjustment 2
  CRT 114L   Panel Replacement and Adjustment Lab 1
  CRT 1210   Blending Tinting and Detailing 2
  CRT 121L   Blending Tinting and Detailing Lab 1
  CRT 1230   Welding and Cutting 2
  CRT 123L   Welding and Cutting Lab 1
  CRT 281R   Cooperative Work Experience  (1.0) *  
  CRT 285R   Cooperative Correlated Class  (1.0) *  
  CRT 299R   VICA (optional) (1.0)  
Emphasis Requirements:   24 Credits
  CRT  2310   Collision Damage Reporting 2
  CRT  2320   Structural Damage Analysis 2
  CRT  2330   Structural Repair 2
  CRT  2340   Full and Partial Panel Replacement 2
  CRT  2400   Plastic Paintless Dent Repair 2
  CRT  2440   Mechanical Advanced Vehicle Systems 2
  CRT  2450   Bags Brakes Steering 2
  CRT  2630   Detailing and Custom Painting 2
  CRT  231L   Collision Damage Reporting Lab 1
  CRT  232L   Structural Damage Analysis Lab 1
  CRT  233L   Structural Repair Lab 1
  CRT  234L   Full and Partial Panel Replacement Lab 1
  CRT  240L   Plastic PaintLess Dent Repair Lab 1
  CRT  244L   Mechanical Advanced Vehicle Systems Lab 1
  CRT  245L   Bags Brakes Steering Lab 1
  CRT  263L   Detailing and Custom Painting Lab 1
Footnote
* Cooperative Education courses may be used in place of some of the laboratory or shop classes for completion of AAS requirements. Approval of the program coordinator must be secured before class enrollment.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CRT 1110 Surface Prep 2
CRT 111L Surface Prep Lab 1
CRT 1120 Nonstructural Repair 2
CRT 112L Nonstructural Repair Lab 1
CRT 1230 Welding and Cutting 2
CRT 123L Welding and Cutting Lab 1
CRT 1140 Panel Replacement and Adjustment 2
CRT 114L Panel Replacement and Adjustment Lab 1
AUT 1260 Tech Math for Mechanics 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CRT 1210 Blending Tinting and Detailing 2
CRT 121L Blending Tinting and Detailing Lab 1
CRT 1130 Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving 2
CRT 113L Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving Lab 1
AUT 1160 Automotive Electrical Systems 2
AUT 116L Automotive Electrical Systems Lab 1
AUT 2240 Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Theory 2
AUT 224L Automotive HVAC Lab 1
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
Social Science  3
  Semester total: 18
Note: Please see advisor for approval to take AUT 1160 and  AUT 2240 in the same semester.
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CRT 2310 Collision Damage Reporting 2
CRT 231L Collision Damage Reporting Lab 1
CRT 2320 Structural Damage Analysis 2
CRT 232L Structural Damage Analysis Lab 1
CRT 2330 Structural Repair 2
CRT 233L Structural Repair Lab 1
CRT 2340 Full and Partial Panel Replacement 2
CRT 234L Full and Partial Panel Replacement Lab 1
Humanities/Fine Arts  3
Physical Education  1
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
CRT 2400 Plastic Paintless Dent Repair 2
CRT 240L Plastic Paintless Dent Repair Lab 1
CRT 2440 Mechanical Advanced Vehicle Systems 2
CRT 244L Mechanical Advanced Vehicle Systems Lab 1
CRT 2450 Bags Brakes Steering 2
CRT 245L Bags Brakes Steering Lab 1
CRT 2630 Detailing and Custom Painting 2
CRT 263L Detailing and Custom Painting Lab 1
Biology or Physical Science  3
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 64

Department

Name:

Automotive Technology

Location:

SA 325

Telephone:

801-863-8349

Email:

daviska@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/auto

Chair:

Don Wilson

 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the UVU Automotive Department is to conduct academic and applied teaching. The training programs provide qualified employees for entry level positions in all categories of the Automotive, Collision / Refinish, and Diesel repair technology industries. These programs will afford students the opportunity to attain a one, two, and/or four-year degree at the completion of their training. The training provided will have an emphasis on basic skills and principles which will allow participants to adapt to new and ever changing technologies. Current and foreseeable technology will be utilized in presenting and practicing basic performance skills.

 
 

College of Technology & Computing

  • Administrative Support: Katreena Davis
  • Office: SA 325
  • Telephone: 801-863-8349
  • Email:  daviska@uvu.edu

  • Advisor:
    Carrie Peterson
  • Office: CS 635
  • Telephone: 801-863-7454
  • Email:  petersca@uvu.edu

  • Dean:
    TBA
  • Office: CS 720
  • Telephone: 801-863-8237
 
 

Automotive Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Paul Bean
  • Office: SA 320
  • Telephone: 801-863-8243
  • Email:  Paul.Bean@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:

Dave Johnson, DJ Auto; Dustin Sweeten, Powerhouse Motorsports; Lenny Hall, Midas; Chet Milburn, O’Reilly;LLC;; Mike Powell, Torque Shop; Matt Wiest, LH Miller Ford; Tim Peterson, LH Miller Ford, Jeff Smith, Utah County Health; Saul Mantano, Community Member.

 
 

Collision Repair Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Terrance Orr
  • Office: SA
  • Telephone: 801-863-8268 or 801-863-8349
  • Email: orrte@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:

Garth Dixon, Geico; Brandon Naef, Service King; Rich Walker, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Greg Peters, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Don Edmunds, Bear River Mutual Insurance; Jason Proctor, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Brian Nichols, Casacade Collision; Travis Olson, Transstar Autobody Technologies; Chuck Wyland, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Ed Pearler, Geico; Kyle Long, Geico.

 
 

Diesel Mechanics Technology

  • Program Coordinator: TBA
  • Office: SA 317c
  • Telephone: 801-863-8251 or 801-863-8349
  • Email: 


Advisory Committee:

Terry Smith, Utah Trucking Association; Dave Anderson, Geneva Rock; Mike Hanyon, Extreme Diesel; Mark Hadley, Jackson Group Peterbilt; Casey Muhlstein, Burningham Trucking; Trent Jennings Eckles Paving; Aaron Gates, Granite Construction; Jason Vriens; Vriens Truck Parts.

 
 

Faculty

Paul Bean(1997)

Associate Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



B.S., Industrial Education, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Kelvyn Blackhurst(2003)

Associate Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Diesel and Heavy Duty Mechanics, Utah Valley State College.

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Cris Boggess(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



Certificate, Auto Body Repair, Utah Technical College at Salt Lake.

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Dean Bohl(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Diesel Equipment Technology, Utah Valley State College.

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Matthew Hasara(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



B.S., Resource Management, Brigham Young University.

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Jeff Holm(2016)

Presidential Faculty in Residence

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



 

Todd Low(1990)

Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Utah Technical College; A.S., Automotive, Utah Valley Community College; B.S., Industrial Education, Brigham Young University; M.S., Utah State University.

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Thomas Moore(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Technology & Engineering, Brigham Young University.

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Terrance Orr(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Zachery Taylor(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



B.S., Technology Teaching Education, Brigham Young University; B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley University.

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Kent Walker(2007)

Assistant Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Faculty



A.A.S., Auto/Diesel, Utah Technical College; B.S., Business, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Don Wilson(1995)

Associate Professor

Department: Automotive Technology
Department Chair, Faculty



A.A.S., Collision Repair Technology, B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley State College; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Careers

Careers:  
The collision repair industry offers a wide variety of career paths.  The industry offers positions in auto body repair, PBE ( paint, body, and equipment) sales and training, manufacturer representation, insurance businesses, jobber sales, and instructor training.  Graduates may choose a career emphasis in: refinishing, surface preparation, estimating, management, quality control, production, structural repair, damage analysis, glass installation, panel fabrication, customization, nonstructural repair, sales, and instructor training. 

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