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Carpentry - Framing

Curriculum Description

The Carpentry 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.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. It is not required, however, that the following courses be taken sequentially except in the case of courses that require a prerequisite.


NC CIP: 46.0201
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3 15 0 8
    3 15 0 8

Spring Semester
CAR 112 Carpentry II 3 15 0 8
    3 15 0 8

Total Credit Hours: 16


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

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