May 18, 2021  
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum 
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Carpentry Technology-Residential and Light Commercial, AAS

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90-95 Credits

This degree program prepares individuals to become successfully employed in the field of construction. Students can also apply these skills to a variety of jobs within the residential construction field. Students can choose to earn a variety of certificates related to residential carpentry, or can earn an AAS in Residential and Light Commercial Carpentry. After completion of the certificates or the degree, students can readily find employment as a carpenter helper for either general or specialty contractors. Generally after a period of time, most students find themselves in jobs such as: lead carpenters, general contractors, specialty contractors, supervisors, vendor representatives, designers, retail sales specialists, building inspectors, or in other construction-related employment such as construction management positions.

Students whose primary language is not English must have successfully completed ESOL Level 3 prior to enrolling in the Carpentry Technology Program.

Contacts: Glen Martin, ext. 4208 -


Maximum credits required in variable credit courses.


Students must choose from the following to total 90 credits

Related Instruction Requirements

  • * #Human Relations - 11 Hours of Human Relations embedded in these courses. 33 hours total required for the degree
  • # Oral Communication - 5 credits of Oral Communications-from Related Instruction  Requirements Credits: 5
  • # Written Communications - 5 credits of Written Communications from Related Instruction   Requirements Credits: 5
  • # Computation -WAMAP Score of 175-179, or ACOMP 101 - Computations for the Trades  or Completion of MATH 062  with a grade of 2.5 or higher Credits: 0-5


# Satisfies related instruction requirements.

Most related instruction courses have prerequisites. Please work with Carpentry advisor for selecting which courses will meet program requirements and scheduling constraints.

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