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“The students are friendly, the teachers are great; you’re like a kid in a candy store with all the tools here.” —Joe Driscoll

Carpentry Program Curriculum

1'st QuarterCr
WCO 110 INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL WOODWORKING 18
Intro to wood construction skills and safety, including safe operation of basic hand and power tools, wood construction terminology and materials.
WCO 120 CONSTRUCTION & MARINE INDUSTRIAL FIRST AID 1
11-hour course to certify students in First Aid and CPR as required by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries WAC 296-24.
2'nd QuarterCr
WCO 140 CARPENTRY 18
Four quarters of work dealing with residential construction and remodeling, including technical knowledge and hands-on experience.
3'rd QuarterCr
WCO 140 CARPENTRY 18
Four quarters of work dealing with residential construction and remodeling, including technical knowledge and hands-on experience.
4'th QuarterCr
WCO 140 CARPENTRY 18
Four quarters of work dealing with residential construction and remodeling, including technical knowledge and hands-on experience.
Additional CoursesCr
ENGL 105 * APPLIED COMPOSTION 3
Covers skills and strategies needed to meet writing demands in college and on the job.
MATH 110 * APPLIED MATH FOR TECHNICIANS 3
Emphasis on applications of mathematics to vocational and technical courses.
MIC 103 * COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR BUILDERS 3
Intro to basic personal computer hardware and software concepts as they apply to business transactions and the building trades.
PSYC 240 * PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3
Covers dynamics of organizations and human resources in the workplace: motivational theory, leadership, group processes, organizational theory, participatory management, conflict management and counseling. Primarily for professional-technical students.
Total Credits = 85

* Students can earn an associate of applied science degre by completing requirements for a certificate plus additional related instruction elective credits.