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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
Career Studies Certificate AL, MA

Purpose:  This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as light repair technicians in new car dealerships and after-market service outlets.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AUT 236 Automotive Climate Control 4
1AUT 241 Automotive Electricity I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I or ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I 3
Total   11
2nd Semester
AUT 265 Automotive Braking Systems 4
AUT 266 Auto Alignment, Suspension and Steering 4
Total   8
Total credits for the Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Career Studies Certificate=19

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Students may substitute DSL 141 Transportation Electrical Systems I plus DSL 143 Diesel Truck Electrical Systems. Both courses must be taken in order to make this substitution.