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2022-2023 Catalog 
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INDUS 101 - Basic Woodworking

Credits: 1-4
Develops a working knowledge of woodworking as related to layout, assembling, joining, fastening and finishing, and practical application through the use of hand tools and power tools. Students build and keep a personal wood project.

Course Fee: $40.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify, label, and list the uses of inventoried hand and power tools with no less than 75% accuracy.
  2. Accurately measure, transfer layout lines, find centers, and find angles on an assigned project to a level of quality consistent with industry standards.
  3. Glue, clamp, and square lumber.
  4. Demonstrate safe work practices to current industry practices.
  5. Demonstrate each tool presented in the shop by successfully using each tool in a manner consistent with industry standards.

Program Outcomes
  1. Be employed as a carpenter helper or a union carpentry apprenticeship program.
  2. Demonstrate efficiency, safety and accuracy in the completion of carpentry tasks.
  3. Use all basic hand and power tools related to carpentry.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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