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Residential Carpentry Technology (CP)

Certificate Program (CP)


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Degree Requirements

Certificate Program

6 credits completed in residence
2.50 grade point average
34 total credits
ASC 100-Freshman Seminar

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

16 credits completed in residence
2.00 grade point average
62 total credits
ASC 100-Freshman Seminar

General Education Requirements

Fact Sheet

The Residential Carpentry program will provide students with the knowledge and "hands on "skills necessary for "flipping " a house to use as a career or for their own projects.

Program Goals:
Students who successfully complete the program will attain entry level (not expert) skills. Graduates will have many employment opportunities in North Dakota and especially the western part of the state.

Student Goals:
A. The student will develop skills for both new construction and the remodeling industry.
B. Students will study the newest construction methods as well as proper and safe use of tools.
C. Student‟s classroom work will be reinforced with onsite lab work.

Long Range Goals:
Graduates will have employment opportunities in all areas of the construction field including interior finishing, concrete work, framing, roofing, siding and more. A student may earn a certificate after completion of the one year program. Additional work may lead to a diploma or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Program Objective:
Students enrolled in Williston State College's on year carpentry program will be doing a complete home makeover on an existing home. There is a great demand locally for entry level carpenters. Graduates can go directly to work for contractors, become specialized subcontractors or even become self-employed in the construction or property investment industry.

The program is accredited by the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education and the North Dakota Associated General Contractors.

See program coordinator for course requirements

Gainful Employment Disclosure - Residential Carpentry

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