2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Auto Body Technology
Degree Plan: Auto Body Painter 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.PNT.19

Instruction leading to positions in the auto collision industry in the area of paint refinishing. Courses include surface preparation, overall refinishing, and paint mixing and tinting. Students receive training using lab modules, live projects, and cooperative work experience.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ABDR 1419 Basic Metal Repair 4
ABDR 1431 Basic Refinishing 4
ABDR 1307 Collision Repair Welding 3
Semester Total 11
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ABDR 1458 Intermediate Refinishing 4
ABDR 2353 Color Analysis and Paint Matching 3
ABDR 2380 Cooperative Education - Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician OR 3
ABDR 2388 Internship - Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician (3)
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 21

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.