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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES


Associate in Science Degree

To receive an Associate in Science degree from El Camino College, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College. A notation of “Graduation with Honors” is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

At least 50% of the major requirements for the Associate in Science Degree must be completed at El Camino College.

El Camino College Major Requirements:

A minimum of 20 units from the following:

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1A Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair

(8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1B Collision Repair Equipment and Welding Techniques

(8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1C Major Collision Analysis and Repair

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1D Automotive Component Systems Analysis and Repair

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2A Basic Automotive Painting - Refinishing

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2B Automotive Refinishing Materials and Equipment

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2C Automotive Refinishing Applications

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 3A Introduction to Automotive Collision Estimating

 (1 unit )

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 4A Beginning Automotive Collision Repair I

 (4 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 4B Beginning Automotive Collision Repair II  (4 units)
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 5A Beginning Automotive Painting I

 (4 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 5B Beginning Automotive Painting II  (4 units)
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 20 Automotive Collision Investigation

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 22 Automotive Repair Fraud

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 24 Automotive Collision Analysis

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 26 Automotive Accident Reconstruction

 (3 units)

 

Recommended Electives:

English A Writing College Essay

(3 units)

Machine Tool Technology 16 General Metals

(3 units)

Welding 15 Basic Welding for Allied Fields

 (3 units)

 Total Units: 9-12

Degree Total Units: 41-44


Certificate of Achievement

El Camino College offers a variety of certificate programs. A Certificate of Achievement is recorded on a student’s transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment is not recorded on the transcript. Each of the programs requires completion of courses in a particular field. Unlike degree programs, courses outside the field are not generally required. 

Certificate of Achievement will be granted to the student completing the courses in the Automotive Collision Repair/Painting I or Automotive Collision Repair/Painting II options. At least 50% of the courses required for the Certificate of Achievement must be completed at El Camino College.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with High Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

Certificate of Accomplishment

A Certificate of Accomplishment is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average or above. 

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting I Option:

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1A Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair

(8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1B Collision Repair Equipment and Welding Techniques

(8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1C Major Collision Analysis and Repair

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1D Automotive Component Systems Analysis and Repair

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2A Basic Automotive Painting - Refinishing

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2B Automotive Refinishing Materials and Equipment

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2C Automotive Refinishing Applications

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 3A Introduction to Automotive Collision Estimating

 (1 unit )

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 4A Beginning Automotive Collision Repair I

 (4 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 4B Beginning Automotive Collision Repair II  (4 units)
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 5A Beginning Automotive Painting I

 (4 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 5B Beginning Automotive Painting II  (4 units)
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 20 Automotive Collision Investigation

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 22 Automotive Repair Fraud

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 24 Automotive Collision Analysis

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 26 Automotive Accident Reconstruction

 (3 units)

 Total Units: 32


Automotive Collision Repair/Painting II Option:

Complete a minimum of 32 units from the following:

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1A Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair

(8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1B Collision Repair Equipment and Welding Techniques

(8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1C Major Collision Analysis and Repair

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 1D Automotive Component Systems Analysis and Repair

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2A Basic Automotive Painting - Refinishing

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2B Automotive Refinishing Materials and Equipment

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 2C Automotive Refinishing Applications

 (8 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 3A Introduction to Automotive Collision Estimating

 (1 unit )

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 4A Beginning Automotive Collision Repair I

 (4 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 4B Beginning Automotive Collision Repair II

 (4 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 5A Beginning Automotive Painting I  (4 units)
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 5B  Beginning Automotive Painting II  (4 units)
Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 20 Automotive Collision Investigation

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 22 Automotive Repair Fraud

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 24 Automotive Collision Analysis

 (3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 26 Automotive Accident Reconstruction

 (3 units)

 

Complete 9-12 units from the following:

English A Or qualifying score for English 1A on English Placement Test

(3 units)

Machine Tool Technology 16ab General Metals

(3 units)

Technical Mathematics 1 Technical Mathematics for Vocational Students

 (3 units)

Welding 15ab* Basic Welding for Allied Fields

 (3 units


* One semester of

Total Units: 41-44


Certificate of Accomplishment

A Certificate of Accomplishment will be granted to the student completing the courses in the Automotive Collision Investigation or the Automotive Accident Reconstruction options. At least 50% of the requirements for the Certificate of Accomplishment must be completed at El Camino College.

Automotive Collision Investigation Option:

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 20 Automotive Collision Investigation

(3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 22 Automotive Repair Fraud

(3 units)

Total Units: 6

Automotive Accident Reconstruction Option:

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 24 Automotive Collision Analysis

(3 units)

Automotive Collision Repair/Painting 26 Automotive Accident Reconstruction

(3 units)

Total Units: 6


Preparation for the Transfer Major
For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

2009-2010 On-time Completion Rates and Estimated Cost of Program (Technician I)

2009-2010 On-time Completion Rates and Estimated Cost of Program (Technician II)

Last Published 1/11/17