Carpentry Certificate

Curriculum Code: ARC.CPT.CERT (C446G)

(Total Program Credits: 17)

The Carpentry Certificate is designed for students who wish to concentrate solely on hands-on construction skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level carpentry positions in a residential setting.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Carpentry Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • identify safety hazards on construction sites;
  • interpret drawings and specifications for construction projects;
  • navigate modern codes to find project requirements;
  • utilize appropriate forms in the construction, permit application and payout processes;
  • build the rough framework of a residential project; and
  • apply finish materials to the rough framework of a residential project.

(Fall 2021)

Placement Measures

Program Map for Full-Time Students

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARC 104Introduction to Architecture

3 credits

COT 100Construction Trade Math

1 credit

COT 106Carpentry: Rough Carpentry

3 credits

COT 107Codes, Specifications and Print Reading

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Semester Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARC 102OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training

1 credit

COT 206Carpentry: Finished Carpentry

3 credits

COT 248Construction Planning & Scheduling

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

See ARC course descriptions; COT course descriptions.

Chairperson: Frances Figg, Ext. 3129, email: