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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 12,288
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Auto Collision Repair Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City Campus

Program Description

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This program prepares the student for a career as a specialist in auto body repair. The automobile repair business is becoming even more important today as many car owners are having their present vehicles repaired rather than buying new ones. Students will receive training in sheet metal welding and cutting, cost estimating, basic business procedures, metal straightening, frame repair, suspension, glass, plastic, and fiberglass repair, body construction, automotive painting and refinishing. The student will gain practical experience by working on damaged vehicles in a state-of-the-art auto collision facility. 


Ben Ricklefs, Ext 1454 Room D421, ben.ricklefs@witcc.edu
Tim Hardyk, Ext 1312 Room D405, tim.hardyk@witcc.edu
John Heiden, 712.263.6598, Denison, john.heiden@witcc.edu
Greg Strong, BS, BA, Division Chair Ext. 1480 Room B109 greg.strong@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
CRR 102 Sheet Metal Welding 3
CRR 411 Interior Body Construction 3
CRR 403 Exterior Body Construction 3
CRR 323 Sheet Metal Fundamentals 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
CRR 202 Plastic Repair 3
CRR 533 Structural Repair 3
CRR 551 Integral Body Repair 3
CRR 504 Frame and Unibody Damage Analysis 4
COM 753 Technical Communications 3
CRR 811 Surface Preparation 4
CRR 805 Refinishing I 4
CRR 834 Refinishing II 4
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
CRR 742 Estimating Theory 2
CRR 210 Electricity and Air Conditioning 3
CRR 655 Advanced Collision Repair 5
CRR 874 Advanced Refinishing 4
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3

All students must attend the summer Program Orientation, or must meet/contact their Auto Collision Repair Technology program advisor prior to taking their first course.

All part-time students must meet with an Auto Collision Repair Technology program advisor to develop a sequential Plan of Study prior to taking their first course. (failure to do so may result in the student taking longer to complete the program)

Students must take their program core courses in sequence, and during the same semester as is reflected on the published Plan of Study.


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu