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.

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Locations offered:
Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

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.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the 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.

1st Term
Books: $650.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $890.00
Total: $1,849.00

2nd Term
Books: $387.50
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,472.50

3rd Term
Books: $500.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $623.00
Total: $1,407.00

4th Term
Books: $500.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $712.00
Total: $1,496.00

5th Term
Books: $569.20
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,694.20

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)


ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2-3 hours) 5
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 hours) 9
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

3: Occupational Courses (36 Hours)


COFC 1050 Constr Print Reading Fund 3
CARP 1105 Floor Wall and Stair Framing 4
CARP 1110 Ceiling & Roof Framing 4
CARP 1112 ExteriorFinishes&RoofCovering 4
CARP 1114 Interior Finishes 4
Elective 0001 ELEC-Occup 3
And one of the following (3 Hours) 7
CARP 1070 Site Layout Footing&Foundation 3
CARP 1320 SiteDevConcreteFormRigReinforc 4
And one of the following (2 Hours) 8
CARP 1190 AdvResidentialFinishes&Decks 3
CARP 1310 Doors and Door Hardware 2
CARP 1340 Carpentry Internship 3

4: And one of the following specializations


Construction Trades Specialization 4
COFC 1080 Construction Trades Core 4
Materials and Safety Specialization 6
COFC 1011 OverviewBuildgConstrPractMater 3
COFC 1020 Professional Tool Use & Safety 3

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