Course Description

Automotive Body Repair

This course covers the operation and management of modern auto body collision repair facilities. Topics covered include: safety and environmental issues, terminology, duties of collision shop personnel, cost control, tools and equipment, collision estimating and shop layout. It also covers interaction with insurance companies, auto body products suppliers, new and recycled parts suppliers and mobile specialty repair businesses. Prerequisite: A.A.S. in automotive or permission of instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory or field trip hours)

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Admissions Requirements

A high school graduate entering the Automotive Technology A.A.S. program must have a minimum high school average in the C to C+ range and have completed New York State Math A or the equivalent. Additional mathematics and science are desired. Vocational training is not a requirement.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.