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Automotive Technical Services - Autobody Repair, A.O.S.

Associate in Occupational Studies
HEGIS #5306
Interim Chairperson: Christopher McNally, Ph.D.
Williams Hall, Room 126, (518) 629-7275

The automobiles of the future will be equally complex, or more so, than those being manufactured today. These vehicles will require body repair techniques that only a highly skilled Automotive Body Technician can provide; thus the need has been established to provide state-of-the-art training for those individuals who desire to enter this demanding field.

The Autobody Repair program offers the latest automotive and autobody repair techniques. Emphasis focuses on the collision repair of the unibody structure and related systems. Lectures and laboratory work will be reinforced with extensive hands-on training.

Applicants for this program should be aware that success in this field requires enthusiastic performance and dedication to quality repair. Entering students must possess a valid New York State driver’s license and a professional tool set as prescribed by the Automotive Department. In addition, students must wear uniforms, purchase required manuals and adhere to the attendance policy of the department. Attendance is mandatory.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Fall only Need valid driver’s license. 70 or above

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $495. Tools for this program have an estimated cost of $2,250.

Total Credits Required: 60

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by the Department Chairperson.
**Required of first time, full-time students.

Total Credits Required: 60

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study