2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Carpentry Diploma (D35180)

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to layout, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, print reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction
3
0

3

CAR 111Carpentry I
3
15

8

CAR 112Carpentry II
3
15

8

CAR 113Carpentry III
3
9

6

CAR 114Residential Bldg Codes
3
0

3

MAS 140Intro to Masonry
1
2

2

WOL 110Basic Construction Skills
2
3

3

Total Major Hours: 33

General Education Courses

Communications: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 110Introduction to Communication
3
0

3

(COM 110 or higher)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

General Education: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

PHY 121Applied Physics I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 6-7

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 39-40

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CAR 111Carpentry I
3
15

8

MAS 140Intro to Masonry
1
2

2

WOL 110Basic Construction Skills
2
3

3

Communications Course*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
9
20
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction
3
0

3

CAR 112Carpentry II
3
15

8

CAR 114Residential Bldg Codes
3
0

3

General Education Course*
3
0-2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
12
15-17
17-18

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
CAR 113Carpentry III
3
9

6

Total Credit Hours:
3
9
6

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 39-40