Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Carpentry

Industrial Technologies

101 Jones Hall

319-398-4983

www.kirkwood.edu/industrialtech

Entry time

Fall

Award

Diploma

1 year (2 semesters)

The Carpentry program prepares students to enter the skilled building trades. Students are given a hands-on intensive introduction to the skills used by carpenters. The classroom experience combines lecture and lab activities that cover all aspects of a carpenter’s job. Students may choose to pursue an A.A.S. degree in the Construction Management program upon completion of the Carpentry program.

Career opportunities: residential construction carpenter, commercial construction carpenter, gateway to apprenticeship program.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester (Fall)

CON-116

Architectural Plans and Specs

2

CON-273

Carpentry Lab I

6

CON-311

Building Construction Systems I

3

CON-930

Construction Health and Safety Certificate

1

CON-932

Internship

1

MAT-716

Industrial Math II

3

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Social Science elective

3

 

 

19

Second Semester (Spring)

CON-134

Surveying and Site Layout

2

CON-274

Carpentry Lab II

8

CON-313

Building Construction Systems II

3

CON-321

Residential Estimating

2

CON-932

Internship

2

 

 

17

Total program credit hours

36

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