Program Description: The Carpentry Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the carpentry industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Carpentry Diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level residential carpenter or entry-level commercial carpenter.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will install gypsum board on vertical surfaces.
• Students will frame a wall system from a framing plan and specifications.
• Students will install an exterior door unit.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Industrial Drive

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Gainful Employment: Datasheet

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Carpentry, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 42 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

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Credit Hours

1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2-3 hours)
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
And one of the following (3 hours)
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (3)
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
COLL 1500 Student Success
3. Occupational Courses (30 hours)
COFC 1050 Construction Print Reading Fundaments 3
CARP 1105 Floor, Wall, and Stair Framing 4
CARP 1110 Ceiling & Roof Framing 4
CARP 1112 Exterior Finishes and Roof 4
CARP 1114 Interior Finishes 4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective 3
and one of the following (3 hours)
CARP 1070 Site Layout, Footings & Foundations 3
CARP 1320 Site Dev, Concrete Forming, Riggin, & Reinforcing (4)
and one of the following (2 hours)
CARP 1190 Advanced Residential Finishes 3
CARP 1310 Doors and Door Hardware (2)
CARP 1340 Carpentry Internship (3)
4. And one of the following specializations (4-6 hours)
Construction Trades Specialization 4
COFC 1080 Construction Trades Core 4
Materials and Safety Specialization 6
COFC 1011 Overview of Building Construction Practices 3
COFC 1020 Professional Tool Use & Safety 3
Robison, Ken
Carpentry Faculty
School of Industrial TechnologyMoultrie IDC
O: (229) 217-4153