Carpentry

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:              Architecture and Construction
Pathway:                       Construction

Program Major             Carpentry

Pathway Description
                                       
These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions. 

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, 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.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Diploma

D35180
NC CIP: 46.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPR 130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2 0 0 2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3 15 0 8
CAR 114 Residential Bldg Codes 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 11
Lab/Shop Hours: 15
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CAR 112 Carpentry II Requisite 3 15 0 8
CAR 115 Res Planning/Estimating Requisite 3 0 0 3
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 17
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CAR 113 Carpentry III Requisite 3 9 0 6
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 101
OR
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 9
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 39

Legend

  • : 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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

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D35180

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