Carpentry - Residential

  • Credits: 34
  • Degree Type: Diploma
  • Location: East Grand Forks

Program Overview

This program prepares students with skills and knowledge for a career in residential carpentry. Technical and general courses provide the students theory and hands-on learning experiences. General areas of study include building codes, blueprint reading, estimating, site layout, concrete, framing, interior and exterior finish, cabinet construction and installation, and decks. The Residential Carpentry diploma program provides graduates with skills required of a carpenter in a variety of building construction settings common in both rural and metropolitan areas.

Employment Information

  • Residential Home Builder
  • Commercial Contractor

Career Outlook

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
BLDG 1114 Blueprint Reading I 2
BLDG 1120 Construction Estimating I 2
CARP 1102 Prin of Framing 3
CARP 1104 Framing I 6
CARP 1106 Footings & Foundations 2
CARP 1108 Interior Finish I 4
CARP 1110 Intro to Cabinets 3
CARP 1112 Exterior Finish I 3
CARP 2204 Concrete Technology 2
CARP 2214 Exterior Siding 2
CARP 2216 Deck Construction 2
  General Studies Electives 3

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