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College Credit

College Credit at the Career Center

Arlington Public School juniors and seniors who take "dual-enrollment (DE)" classes at the Career Center can earn college credit at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).  The following programs and courses qualify:

*All Career Center elective classes merit 2 high school Practical Arts credits (or 1 Practical Arts and 1 Science credit in the case of EMT), in addition to the college credits shown.

CTE programs at the Career Center

Instill a passion for learning by doing

Engineering Academy

Courses

CTE Sequence:

* and ** (2 levels or 2-1 credit courses required)

** (1-2 credit course)

Dual Enrolled

Licensure/

Certification

 

Partners and Internships

Auto Tech I*, II**, III

Introduction to Auto Mechanics I (AUT100)

2 cred

Automotive Technician Examinations
(several available)/ASE

8 week summer internships at local car dealerships

AYES

Automotive Brakes (AUT265)

4 cred

Auto Alignment, Steering & Suspension (AUT266)

4 cred

Auto Body I*, II**

 

Collision Repair and Refinishing/NOCTI

 

Aviation**

 

Private Pilot Written Exam/FAA

 

Computer Assisted Technical/Engineering Drawing*

Computer Assisted Technical/Architectural Drawing**

Engineering Graphics

(EGR 115)

 

2 cred

AutoCAD/Certiport

Project Lead the Way

 

Blueprint Reading

(CAD 165)

3 cred

AutoCAD/Certiport

 

Electricity I*, II*

 

EPA Technician Certification (Levels I, II and III)/EPA;

Copper-Based Cabling Certification
Fiber Optic Network Cabling Certif./RBT Systems

Albert Nunez/

Capital Sun Group

Energy Masters

Construction Tech*

Sustainable/Renewable Technologies**

 

Carpentry/NOCTI

EPA Technician Certification (Levels I, II and III)/EPA

Miller and Long

Energy Masters

Albert Nunez/

Capital Sun Group

 

 
Human/Public Services Academy

Courses

Dual Enrolled

Licensure/Certification

Internships

Cosmetology I*, II**,III

Barbering

 

Cosmetology Licensure Exam/State Board of Barbers
and Cosmetology

Reduced rate services to community

Culinary Arts I*, II**

 

Culinary Arts Cook, Level II/NOCTI

Culpepper Gardens

 

JROTC I, II*; JROTC III, IV**; JROTC V, VI

 

WPRS

School Board Presentations

Community/School Events

Early Childhood Education I*, II**

*Intro to Early Childhood Education (CHD120)

3 cred

Early Childhood Care and Education/NOCTI

Para Pro Exams

Pre-School

Henry ES

Teen Parenting Daycare

*Early Childhood Observation (CHD165)

3 cred

 

Health/Medical Academy

Courses

Dual Enrolled

Licensure/

Certification

Internships

Health Sciences* and Medical Terminology**

Medical Terminology

(HIM 111)

 

WPRS

First Aid/CPR

 

Pharmacy Tech**

 

Pharmacy Tech Certification

 

Forensics**

 

WPRS

 

EMT**

*EMT/Basic (EMS111)

7 cred

Emergency Medical Technician Exam/ U.S. Dept. of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services

 

*EMT/Basic Clinical (EMS120)

CPR (HLT 105)

1 cred

 

Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine**

 

WPRS

 

Advanced Animal Science**

 

WPRS

 

Animal Science Technical**

 

WPRS

 

 

Information Technology (IT)/Digital Media Academy

Courses

Dual Enrolled

Licensure/

Certification

Internships

TV Productions I*,II**

Video I (PHT 130)

3 cred

Television Broadcasting/

NOCTI

School/

Community Service Videos

Video II (PHT 131)

3 cred

Digital Animation*/Graphic Communication**

 

Adobe Photoshop Certified User Exam/Certiport

 

IT: Cyber Security**

 

Introduction to Information Technology (28483)- (HS Year 1)

 

Cyber security I: Computer Hardware, Networking and Cyber security Level I/II (26635)

(HS Year 2)

 

Cyber security II: Computer Hardware, Networking and Cyber security Level III/IV, Advanced  (#TBD)  (HS Year 3)

 

 

 

NVCC Course Alignment:

 

Pending Mamatha Ragunath’s credentialing

 

 

 

 

CISCO IT Essentials,

 

CISCO CCENT/CCNA

 

Comptia Network+ and/ or

 

Comptia Security

 

 

IT: Computer Programming** (26647)

 

 

 

IT: Advanced Topics in Information Technology**(26645) (HS Years 3 & 4)

 

NVCC Course Alignment: 

3 credits each:

Scientific Programming (CSC 130)

Web Page Design I (ITD110)
Web Page Design II (ITD210)
Structured Query Language (ITD132)
Data Science (ITD295)
Software Design (ITP100)

Intro to Computer Application and Concepts (ITE 115)

Multimedia Software (ITE170)

Intro to Network Concepts

(ITN 101)

UNIX (ITN 171)

4 credits:

Programming Tools (CSC 185)

C+ Programming I (ITP 136)

Client-Side Scripting: JavaScript (ITP140)
Python Programming (ITP195)

 

 

 

Brainbench Programming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brainbench Web

Development. or

CWI Webmaster, or

Brainbench Programming

ATIC

Marymount Univ

  
For dual-enrolled credits, students first take the NOVA placement exam, which is given on-site and free-of-charge at the Career Center. When they pass at the level required for college work, they are able to register for dual-enrolled classes, which will begin their college transcripts.

For more information about the "dual-enrollment" or "college-validated credit" programs, please contact:

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