Carpentry (CARP)

Classes

CARP 20B : Basic Carpentry Skills

This course provides an overview of the tools, materials, and safety practices currently used in the industry. The safe use, care, and maintenance of hand tools and power tools are emphasized.

credits

3

Class Hours

1 lecture and 4 lecture/lab

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CARP 20C : Applied Carpentry Skills

This is an introductory course in carpentry technology. Students will develop basic carpentry skills required by the industry. This course will cover the use, safety, and maintenance of hand and power tools, identification and application of materials, assembly methods, and basic material takeoff. Emphasis will be on sustainable construction practices.

credits

8

Class Hours

16 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in CARP 20B.

Semester Offered

Fall

CARP 22B : Concrete Forms I

This course focuses on the theory and practice of concrete form construction, including forms for footings and walls. Other topics include the study of concrete and concrete products, form construction terminology, and form materials and methods. Projects include on-site building foundation layout using the transits and levels.

Safety practices in form construction are stressed.

credits

5

Class Hours

2 lecture and 9 lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CARP 22C : Concrete Forms II

This course covers the theory and practice of concrete form construction, including forms for beams, stairs, and above-grade slabs. Other topics include the study of new building materials used in form construction and methods. Projects include on-site building foundation layout using the transits and levels. Safety practices in form construction are stressed.

credits

6

Class Hours

3 lecture and 9 lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CARP 41B : Rough Framing and Exterior Finish I

This is a course on the theory and practice in construction of framing walls, rough openings, floors, and exterior wall coverings and exterior trim. Other topics include floor framing methods and layout, roof framing methods and layout, and introduction to sustainable building construction practices. Safety is stressed throughout the course.

credits

6

Class Hours

3 lecture and 9 lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CARP 41C : Rough Framing and Exterior Finish II

This is a course on the theory and practice in construction of partition walls, interior and exterior stairs layout and construction, as well as exterior siding and trim. Other topics include truss design and layout, and quantity and material estimates. Safety is stressed throughout the course.

credits

5

Class Hours

2 lecture and 9 lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

CARP 42B : Finishing I

In this course, students are introduced to the safe installation of materials for finishing the interior surfaces of a framed house. Students will install, repair, and prepare drywall for painting. Hardwood, laminate, and resilient floorings will be covered as will door and window installation and molding trim. Estimating on a time and materials basis and calculating labor cost are introduced. The goal of the class is to present the best practices to achieve professional results and produce a durable and sustainable product.

credits

6

Class Hours

3 lecture and 9 lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Spring

CARP 42C : Finishing II

In this course, students will be introduced to shop woodworking tools and their safe use producing and installing complex moldings. Wood joinery as it pertains to interior stairs, cabinetry, and countertops will result in an understanding of the millwork package necessary to finish a living space. The goal of the class is to present the best practices to achieve professional results and produce a durable and sustainable product.

credits

5

Class Hours

2 lecture and 9 lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Spring