AUBR 1540 Auto Body Welding (1L,4LB,3CR):
A course in the application of basic welding techniques in replacement and repair of auto body panels. Prerequisite: WELD 1820 or concurrent enrollment.
AUBR 1550 Auto Body Repair I (2L,4LB,4CR):
Course covers shop and tool safety; service information and measurements; mechanical repair of power train, suspension, steering, brake, cooling, heater and air conditioning, exhaust, emission control, and fuel systems.
AUBR 1560 Auto Body Repair II (2L,4LB,4CR):
A continuation of AUBR 1550, covering the automotive electrical/ electronic systems, and restraint system operation and service. Prerequisite: AUBR 1550.
AUBR 1710 Frame and Chassis I (1L,3LB,2.5CR):
An introduction to frame repair including impact on its effect on a vehicle, measurement of body dimensions, unibody straightening, and realigning techniques. Prerequisite: AUBR 1550 and AUBR 1810.
AUBR 1810 Collision Damage Repair I (2L,4LB,4CR):
Introduction to the collision repair industry, vehicle construction technology, tool usage, materials, fasteners, working sheet metal, and the use of body fillers.
AUBR 1820 Collision Damage Repair II (2L,4LB,4CR):
A continuation of AUBR 1810, covering the service and replacement of fenders, hoods, panels, bumpers, trim, doors, glass, and passenger compartment components. Prerequisite: AUBR 1810.
AUBR 1910 Auto Paint I (2L,2LB,3CR):
A course in auto painting, with emphasis on material and equipment handling.
AUBR 1920 Auto Paint II (2L,2LB,3CR):
A continuation of AUBR 1910, stressing theoretical and practical aspects of final finishing procedures for complete car refinishing and spot repairs. Prerequisite: AUBR 1910.
AUBR 1975 Independent Study - Auto Body Repair (1-3CR):
This course provides an option for students with sufficient background to pursue special interests in the auto body lab under contract with the instructor. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.
AUBR 1980 Cooperative Work Experience (1-8CR):
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students with sufficient entry level auto body skills to work off-campus, in weld related areas, while attending classes on campus parttime. Prerequisite: demonstrate proficiency of auto body skills, and permission of the instructor.
WELD 1820 GMAW and GTAW Welding (1L,3LB,2.5CR):
Provides basic instruction in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes. Emphasis on safety, machine set-up and trouble-shooting, and power sources. Students should develop skills necessary to produce quality welds on mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel joints utilizing both processes.
WELD 1910 Specialized Welding and Joining (2L,2LB,3CR):
Emphasizes unique applications of hard-to-join metals and plastics. Utilizing modern technology, students are exposed to new dimensions in welding. Various laboratory exercises will cover plasma, submerged arc welding, resistance spot welding, metal surfacing, thermal torch spraying, thermoplastic welding. Prerequisite: WELD 1710, 1755, 1770, 1820, AUBR 1540.