Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ABOD 1055 - Refinishing Exterior Vehicle Surfaces

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This hands-on course introduces students to the theory and practice of refinishing exterior vehicle surfaces. Topics include the operation of refinishing tools and materials, safety issues, environmental concerns, water-based and solvent-based paint, and paint procedures related to collision repair. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into ENGL 0950  and RDNG 0950  or above OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of C or higher OR course placement into ESOL 0051  and ESOL 0052  and ESOL 1033  OR completion of ESOL 0041  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0042  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0043  with a grade of C or higher; AND Arithmetic placement score of 64 or higher or elementary algebra placement score of 76 or higher or minimum placement score/ACT score placement into MATH 0070  or above or completion of MATH 0030  or MATH 0060  with a grade of C or higher; AND i nstructor consent.  We strongly encourage students who score below 64 to meet with an advisor or counselor to discuss their review and course options PRIOR to Math placement retesting or registering for a MATH course.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Safety procedures and precautions related to auto body refinishing
  2. Theory and understanding of how solvents are used in the refinishing industry
  3. Proper identification and handling of refinishing materials
  4. Ground coat and top coat mixing instructions and how to obtain them
  5. Maintenance and operation of specialty refinishing equipment

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. identify safety procedures and precautions related to auto body refinishing.
  2. understand how solvents are used in the refinishing industry.
  3. identify primer sealers, primer surfacers, and clear coats in order to describe their functions.
  4. control the variables that affect the quality and speed of refinishing.
  5. identify and demonstrate correct ways for mixing automotive refinishing products.
  6. demonstrate the proper operation of specialty auto body refinishing equipment and tools for mixing materials.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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