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Program: Auto Body Technology
Degree Plan: Auto Body Shop Management Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Eastfield campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.AUTO.BODY.SHOP

Instruction leading to positions in management of auto collision facilities. Management positions include shop supervisors and managers, insurance estimators, supply sales, and factory products representatives. Classes are designed to provide a broad exposure to industry procedures and practices.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair 4
ABDR 2541 Major Collision Repair and Panel Replacement 5
ABDR 2537 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 5 5
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ABDR 1431 Basic Refinishing 4
ABDR 2357 Collision Repair Shop Management 3
ABDR 2355 Collision Repair Estimating 3
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 24

NOTE: Some students enrolling in this program may plan to transfer to a four-year insitution. They should consult with an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and to identify how courses will transfer to the four-year institution of their choice.