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This 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.

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.

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

This program leads to a Certificate. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.

The college maintains an open-door admission policy to all applicants who are high school graduates or who are at least 18 years of age. A high school junior or senior may be admitted to the Carpentry Program upon approval by the high school principal and the college admission officer.

Carpentry I 

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2 0 0 2
CAR 111 AB Carpentry I (Part A) 2 6 0 3
Spring Semester
CAR 111 BB Carpentry I (Part B) 1 9 0 5
WOL 110 Basic Construction Concepts 2 3 0 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 13

Carpentry II (Seniors Only – Level I Must Be Attained) 

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester
BPR 130 Print Reading Construction 3 0 0 3
CAR 112 AB Carpentry II(Part A) 1 9 0 5
Spring Semester
CAR 112 BB Carpentry II (Part B) 2 6 0 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 0 0 2
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 13