Carpentry

CARP 1000 FUNDAMENTAL CARPENTRY SKILLS (45-45-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Fundamental Carpentry Skills provides the basic carpentry instruction all other carpentry skills build upon. Topics include orientation to the trade, materials and fasteners, hand and power tools, drawings and specifications, building layout, and building foundations.

CARP 1015 STRUCTURAL FRAMING (45-60-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Structural Framing describes the layout and construction procedures for floor, wall, ceiling, and roof systems, including how to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications, and how to identify different types of framing systems, components, and system materials. It also covers how to estimate the amount of materials needed for an assembly and on some common alternative framing systems.

CARP 1025 INTERMEDIATE CARPENTRY TECHNIQUES (45-45-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Co-requisites: COFC 1080
Intermediate Carpentry Techniques completes the "rough-in" phase of building a structure. This course includes building envelope systems, stair framing, roof coverings, thermal and moisture protection, exterior finishes, and reading commercial drawings.

CARP 1035 ADVANCED CARPENTRY PROCEDURES (45-60-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Advanced Carpentry Procedures continues the progression of carpentry skills to include specialty skills including steel framing, drywall installation and finishing, suspended ceilings, door and drawer hardware, and interior finish trim procedures.

CARP 1055 ADVANCED RESIDENTIAL CARPENTRY (45-60-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Advanced Residential Carpentry contains the culmination of skills needed to be a journeyman residential carpenter. Topics in this course include cabinet fabrication and installation, advanced wall systems, advanced stair systems, and crew leader skills.

CARP 1056 ADVANCED COMMERCIAL CARPENTRY (45-60-5)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Advanced Commercial Carpentry contains the culmination of skills needed to be a journeyman commercial carpenter. Topics in this course include rigging equipment and practices, advanced roof systems, introduction to welding, commercial finish work, and crew leader skills.

CARP 1070 SITE LAYOUT, FOOTINGS, AND FOUNDATIONS (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Introduces the concepts and practices of basic site layout, footings, and foundation construction. Students will use layout equipment for on-site laboratory practice. Topics include: zoning restrictions and building codes, batter board installation, squaring methods, footings, plot plan interpretation, the nature of concrete, building layout, materials estimation, foundation types, foundation forms, and edge forms.

CARP 1105 FLOOR, WALL AND FRAMING (45-30-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
This course provides instruction in framing materials and estimation, and framing production of floors, walls, and stairs. Topics include estimation and computation procedures, rough layouts, and installation procedures.

CARP 1110 CEILING AND ROOF FRAMING (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
This course provides instruction in the theory and practical application of skills required to construct ceiling and roof framing. Topics include systems and materials identification, layout procedures, installation procedures, cost and materials estimation, and safety precautions.

CARP 1112 EXTERIOR FINISHES AND ROOF COVERINGS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Introduces materials identification, estimation, and installation procedures for exterior finishes, trim, and roof covering, including window and door unit installation. Topics include: doors and windows, siding trim, and roofing types, materials identification, materials estimation, and installation procedures.

CARP 1114 INTERIOR FINISHES  (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
This course introduces the procedures and methods for identifying materials, cost estimating, and installation of interior finishes and trim. Topics include materials identification; cost estimating, trim, insulation, doors, gypsum wallboard, and paneling used in finishing jobs.

CARP 1190 ADVANCED RESIDENTIAL FINISHES AND DECKS (30-45-3)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
This course discusses finishing and trim techniques for residential floors, fireplaces, stairs, and decks. Emphasis will be placed on identification, estimation, and installation of various types of finish materials and coverings. The course also introduces locating and installing cabinets and millwork.

CARP 1310 DOORS AND DOOR HARDWARE (15-30-2)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Provides instruction in the identification and installation of a variety of doors, frames, and door hardware for commercial construction applications. Topics include: door types, door hardware, thresholds, weather-stripping, and overhead doors.

CARP 1320 SITE DEVELOPMENT, CONCRETE FORMING, AND RIGGING AND REINFORCEMENT (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
This course provides instruction in the development of construction sites with an emphasis on surveying, materials and processes for concrete forming and usage, and the various methods and materials used in the handling and rigging of steel components.