Academic Programs

Carpentry, Diploma

 

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The Carpentry program prepares you for a career as a carpenter in residential and commercial construction. In this program you will also study the concept of green building.  Green building is a growing trend among home builders nationwide and incorporates a whole building design approach into every phase of the building process, including design, construction, energy, water efficiency, lot development, resource efficient building design to enhance the well-being of occupants, and to minimize negative impacts on the community and natural environment.

Students interested in this program should like to work outdoors, have an interest in doing hands-on work with common building materials, possess good problem solving skills, have strong math skills, and have a healthy work ethic. Most importantly, students should have the desire to learn and expand their knowledge of the construction industry.


COURSE #COURSE TITLECREDITS
Fall
Tool Safety, Construction Terms & Materials2
Floor and Wall Framing4
Exterior Finishing Wall & Roof Covering2
Site Layout, Foundations & Blueprint Reading4
Roof Framing4
CRPT 2271Construction Drafting & Design2
Credits Fall
18
Spring
Building Science2
Deck & Porch Construction2
Interior Finish & Staircase Construction3
Cabinet Making5
Construction Business Management2
Electives
2
Credits Spring
16
TOTAL CREDITS34
 

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Updated: si 7/1/13