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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nonstructural Repair Certificate

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Total Credits: 30

Major Number: 5740
CIP Code: 47.0603

Program Description

This certificate is designed for students interested in repairing minor impact damage and car detailing. Students may be employed in entry-level positions, such as painters’ helpers.

Program Prerequisites

  • Minimum assessment score placement in RDNG 0950  or completion of RDNG 0900  with a grade of C or higher;
  • Arithmetic assessment score of 64 or higher or elementary algebra assessment score of 76 or higher
    • OR assessment score/ACT score placement into MATH 0070  or above
    • OR completion of MATH 0030  or MATH 0060  with a grade of C or higher.
    • We strongly encourage students who score below 64 to meet with an advisor or counselor to discuss their review and course options PRIOR to Math assessment retesting or registering for a Math course.

Special Instructions

ABOD program courses start Fall semester only, full-time, day schedule only.

Program Requirements

Total Credits: 27

Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


MnTC/General Education Requirements

MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are  considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Students are exposed to all facets of the auto body industry.
  • Students meet the collision industry’s expectation of a quality entry-level technician.
  • Students have the necessary oral, written, and critical-thinking skills to help them with their professional responsibilities in the auto body industry.

Program Contact Information

Mark Larson 651.779.5772 Room 1625 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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