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ABOD 1035 - Body Panels and Interior

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This hands-on course introduces students to the materials and industry-approved techniques for removing and installing vehicle glass and all vehicle interior and exterior panels. Topics include assorted hardware, fasteners, trim, and tools; alignment techniques; and industry standards. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

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 Permission of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Safety procedures and precautions related to automotive panel replacement, glass removal and installation
  2. Identification of glass removal tools, equipment, and products
  3. Proper fit for interior and exterior panels
  4. Identification and proper use of clips and fasteners for interior and exterior panels
  5. Interior and exterior panel and glass replacement

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

  1. remove and install stationary glass.
  2. remove and install both interior and exterior panels using correct clips and hardware.
  3. remove and/or install common bolts, fasteners, screws, and retainers.
  4. identify and use specialty trim and hardware tools.
  5. correctly remove and install interior and exterior molding and trim.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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