Carpentry

Program Description

The Carpentry program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. The program also includes instruction in areas such as common systems for framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading, and finish carpentry techniques.

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Curriculum

Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hours
CARP 1110 Introduction, Safety and Hand Tools 2 1 3
CARP 1130 Power Tools 2 2 4
CARP 1140 Building Materials 1 1 2
CTC - Carpenter's Helper 9
CARP 2620 Applied Mathematics for Carpentry 2 1 3
CARP 1150 Blueprint Reading 2 3 5
CTS - Carpentry Technician I 17
CARP 2110 Site Layout 1 1 2
CARP 2120 Foundations & Floor Framing 2 3 5
CARP 2131 Wall & Ceiling Framing 0 4 4
CTS - Carpentry Technician II 28
CARP 2210 Roofing I 2 3 5
CARP 2220 Roofing II 2 3 5
CARP 2230 Exterior Finish & Trim 1 2 3
CARP 2310 Interior Finish & Trim 1 2 3
CARP 2313 Cabinetmaking I 1 2 3
CARP 2323 Cabinetmaking II 1 2 3
TD - Carpentry 50
Total Clock Hours 1200

Program Information

CIP Code: 460201

Program Type: Diploma

Program Length: 50 Semester Credit Hours

Program Resources

Program Learning Outcomes

Contact Information

Deborah Coles - Administrative Assistant

deborah.coles@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6992

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483
info@sowela.edu

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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