2021-2022 College Catalog

Carpentry Diploma

Carpentry Diploma (Major Code: CA22)

Program Description

The Carpentry, Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the carpentry industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a carpentry diploma and have the qualifications for an entry – level residential carpenter or entry – level commercial carpenter.

 

Career Information

Occupation

Carpenters 

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 10.8% nationally and 14.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $50,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Hector Celis
Chair, Carpentry and Plumbing
Academic Building C2239
404-225-4621
hcelis@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms:4 Terms

Credit Hours: 48

Estimated Program Cost: $6,643

Course Outline

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Courses (29 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

CARP 1105Floor Wall and Stair Framing

4

CARP 1110Ceiling and Roof Framing

4

CARP 1112Exterior Finishes and Roof Coverings

4

CARP 1114Interior Finishes

4

COFC 1050Construction Print Reading Fundamentals

3

Select one of the following (Minimum of 4 Hours) (4 Credits)

COFC 1080Construction Trades Core

4

Or

COFC 1011Overview of Building Construction Practices and Materials

3

COFC 1020Professional Tool Use and Safety

3

Select one of the following Foundation Courses (3 Credits)

CARP 1070Site Layout Footings and Foundations

3

CARP 1320Site Development, Concrete Forming, and Rigging and Reinforcing

4

Elective (3 Credits)

Complete one of the following Specializations (5 Credits)

Residential Specialization

CARP 1190Advanced Residential Finishes and Decks

3

CARP 1340Carpentry Internship - Practicum

3

Commercial Specialization

CARP 1310Doors and Door Hardware

2

CARP 1340Carpentry Internship - Practicum

3

Total Credit Hours: 48

 

Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to work safely in a residential or commercial construction environment.
2. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to lay footings and foundations.
3. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to construct floor and wall framings.
4. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to construct ceiling and roof framings and coverings.
5. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to complete exterior finishes and trim.
6. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to complete interior finishes and trim.
7. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to install doors and windows.
8. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to install stairs.
9. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to install cornice and soffit.