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Automotive Technology Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Robert Frisbee

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Contact Person:
Kindra O'Connor

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Phone: 620-235-6189
Fax: 620-235-6190

Address:
N120 Kansas Technology Center Pittsburg State University 1701 S. Broadway St. Pittsburg, KS 66762

Four-Year Automotive Technology

Collision Repair and Insurance Management Option

The PSU Automotive Technology Department is rated one of the top four-year technical programs in the United States for preparing technical and management professionals for automotive-related careers. In response to automotive industry needs and automotive advisory council recommendations, PSU is offering a new option, Automotive Collision Repair and Insurance Management (CRIM) as part of the BST in Automotive Technology.

Courses offered in this emphasis include:

MFGET 162 Welding Processes and Procedures
AT 301 Fundamentals of Collision Technology
AT 462 Structural and Non-Structural Analysis
AT 464 Damage Analysis, Estimating, and Insurance Appraisal
AT 662 Automotive Finishing and Refinishing
AT 691 Service Management Seminar
MGMKT 444 Legal and Social Environment of Business

The PSU Automotive Technology Department is rated one of the top four-year technical programs in the United States for preparing technical and management professionals for automotive-related careers. In response to automotive industry needs and automotive advisory council recommendations, PSU is offering a new option, Automotive Collision Repair and Insurance Management (CRIM) as part of the BST in Automotive Technology.

Graduates will be qualified for an array of industry jobs including collision shop management; insurance representative positions; and paint, parts or tools associates. PSU's Automotive Department experiences a near 100% job placement rate. Top employers from all over the U.S. come to southeast Kansas to hire Pitt State automotive graduates.