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Carpentry

A QUICK INTRO

The Carpentry curriculum is designed to train students to construct residential structures using standard building materials and hand and power tools. Carpentry skills and a general knowledge of residential construction will also be taught.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Course work includes footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior trim, cabinetry, blueprint reading, residential planning and estimating, and other related topics. Students will develop skills through hands-on participation.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Graduates should qualify for employment in the residential building construction field as rough carpenters, framing carpenters, roofers, maintenance carpenters, and other related job titles.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.

 

COURSE INFORMATION

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Prefix No. Title Credit
CAR 111 Carpentry I 8
CAR 112 Carpentry II 8
    Totals 16

 

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Prefix No. Title Credit
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 3
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 8
CAR 112 Carpentry II 8
CAR 113 Carpentry III 6
CAR 115 Residential Planning / Estimating 3
CST 244 Sustainable Building Design 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
WBL 112 Work-Based Learning I 2
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & Literacy 3
    Totals 44

 

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