Carpentry Apprenticeship: AAS Degree
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Apprenticeship Carpentry will prepare the student with the trade skills related to a career in carpentry. Completion of this degree involves completion of all Carpenter Union-related qualification requirements of "step" trade work experience as well as all union-related classroom training required to achieve "Journeyman" status. This degree is only available to International Brotherhood of Carpenters Union members. This is a Programs of Study articulated program. For more information click here
The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets
that graduates of this program will possess at the end of their program of study.
• Fully meet the requirements to gain carpentry journeyman status.
• Possess an appropriate understanding and skills applied in:
• the general mathematic principles used in the carpentry industry,
• blue print reading and interpretation of construction drawings,
• selection and construction of concrete frameworks,
• rough framing post and beam, timber, stair, and roof construction,
• building layout, engineering, rigging and scaffolding set up,
• commercial and industrial building interior systems, and
• finish carpentry and stair construction trim details.
• Understand hazard recognition and apply the basic safety practices used in the construction trades.
Minimum hours required: 65
General Education Requirements: 28 credit hours
See General Education courses that will satisfy General Education Requirements below.
ENG 101¹ College Composition I (3)
ENG 102¹ College Composition II (3)
MAT 121¹ Intermediate Algebra (4) or MAT 122 Intermeidate Mathematics (3), or a higher course selected from the approved AGEC courses in the Mathematics category.
Any approved General Education courses in the Arts/Humanities category.
Social/Behavioral Sciences (6)
Any approved General Education courses in the Social/Behavioral Sciences category.
Physical/Biological Sciences (4)
Any approved General Education course in the Physical/Biological Sciences category.
CIS 120 Introduction to Computers (3)
Degree Core Requirements: 37 credit hours
CRP 105 Interior Finish I (2)
CRP 106 Interior Finish II (2)
CRP 110 Introduction to Carpentry I (2)
CRP 111¹ Introduction to Carpentry II (2)
CRP 112 Technical Calculations for Carpenters I (2)
CRP 113¹ Technical Calculations for Carpenters II (2)
CRP 114¹ Blueprint Reading I (2)
CRP 115¹ Blueprint Reading II (2)
CRP 116 Concrete Formwork I (2)
CRP 117¹ Concrete Formwork II (2)
CRP 210 Basic Framing I (2)
CRP 211¹ Basic Framing II (2)
CRP 212 Carpentry Industry Technology I( 2)
CRP 213 Carpentry Industry Technology II (2)
CRP 214¹ Interior Systems I (2)
CRP 215¹ Interior Systems II (2)
CTM 211 International Building Code (3)
WLD 100 Basic Welding (2)
¹ Placement test and/or prerequisite required.
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