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Collision Repair Technology, Certificate of Completion

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: 32

Discipline Core Requirements: 32 Credits
Complete the following:  
  AUT 1260   Tech Math for Mechanics 3
  MKTG 2200   Written Business Communication 3
  Any approved Behavioral Science, Social, or Political Science Distribution Course  2
  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 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
  CRT 1130   Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving 2
  CRT 113L   Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving Lab 1
  CRT 1210   Blending Tinting and Detailing 2
  CRT 121L   Blending Tinting and Detailing Lab 1

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 32 semester credits
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 10 credit hours through course attendance at UVU
  4. Note: Cooperative Education courses may be used in place of some of the laboratory or shop classes for completion of diploma requirements.

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 Preparation 2
CRT 111L Surface Preparation 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 and Tinting Detailing 2
CRT 121L Blending and Tinting 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 2
  Semester total: 17
Note: Please see advisor for approval to take AUT 1160 and AUT 2240 in the same semester.
  Degree total: 32

Department

Name:

Transportation Technologies

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 Department of Transportation Technologies is to conduct academic and applied teaching. The training programs provide qualified employees for entry-level positions in all categories of the Automotive, Power Sports, 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
 
 

Automotive Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Todd Low
  • Office: SA 320a
  • Telephone: 801-863-6434 or 801-863-8349
  • Email:  Lowto@uvu.edu 


Advisory Committee:

Dave Johnson, DJ Auto; Dustin Sweeten, Powerhouse Motorsports;; Chet Milburn, Factory Motorparts; Mike Powell, Torque Shop; Tim Urry, LH Miller Ford, Jeff Smith, Utah County Health; Stephen Ilmburgers, Larry Miller Dodge; Saul Mantano, Community Member; Andrew Gibson, CarQuest. 

 
 

Collision Repair Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Terrance Orr
  • Office: SA 326a
  • 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; Travis Olson, Transstar Autobody Technologies; Chuck Wyland, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Brian Nichols, Casacade Collision; Ed Pearler, Geico; Kyle Long, Geico; Cory Giles, Kent Industries

 
 

Diesel Mechanics Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Kent Walker
  • Office: SA 319a
  • Telephone: 801-863-6433 or 801-863-8349
  • Email:  walkerke@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:

Terry Smith, Utah Trucking Association;; Mike Hanyon, Extreme Diesel; Casey Muhlstein, Muhlstein Diesel Repair; Grant Martin, Smith Power Products; John Pennington, Sunroc; Tanner Thompson, Intermountain Bobcat

 
 

Faculty

Paul Bean(1997)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
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: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



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

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Cris Boggess(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



AAS, Collision Repair Technology, Utah Valley University

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Dean Bohl(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



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

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Matthew Hasara(2014)

Lecturer

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



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

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Jeff Holm(2016)

Presidential Faculty in Residence

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



No Degree.

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Trent Jennings(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



BS, Technology Management, Utah Valley University, AAS, Diesel Mechanics, Utah Valley University,

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Todd Low(1990)

Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
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: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



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

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Terrance Orr(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
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: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



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

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David Tyler(2019)

Lecturer

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



 

Kent Walker(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
Faculty



A.A.S., Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Utah Technical College; B.S., Business Management, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Don Wilson(1995)

Associate Professor

Department: Transportation Technologies
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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