Automotive Technology: Maintenance and Light Repair, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria, Manassas

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

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AUT 100 Introduction to Automotive Shop Practice 2
1AUT 241 Automotive Electricity I 4
AUT 265 Automotive Braking Systems 4
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 11
2nd Semester
AUT 111 Automotive Engines I 4
Choose One
AUT 285 Automotive Service and Practical Applications Capstone 4
AUT 266 Auto Alignment, Suspension, and Steering
Total 8
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 19
One Year Credits
1st Semester
Introduction to Automotive Shop Practice
AUT
100
2
1AUT
241
4
AUT
265
4
SDV
100
1
Total 11
2nd Semester
AUT
111
4
Choose One
Automotive Service and Practical Applications Capstone
AUT
285
4
Auto Alignment, Suspension, and Steering
AUT
266
Total 8
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 19

First-time-to-college students ages 17-24 must complete an SDV course within their first year at NOVA.

1 May substitute DSL 141 plus DSL 143. Both courses must be taken in order to make this substitution.

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