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Why choose Carpentry at PPSC?

The Carpentry Technology Certificate teaches Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout, Floor Systems, Wall Systems, Roof Framing, Basic Stair Layout, Building Envelope Systems, Cold-Formed Steel Framing, Drywall Installation, and Thermal & Moisture Protection skills, all of which prepare students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification and for eventual employment in the construction trades.

At PPSC we are taking an innovative approach to learning with a self-paced learning model.
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AAS Degree | Building and Construction Technology Emphasis in Carpentry

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Building and Construction Technology with an emphasis in carpentry provides students with technical knowledge and skills to perform residential and commercial building construction and remodeling. 

Your personalized schedule will be best determined by meeting with a Faculty Advisor.

The Building and Construction Technology program is self-paced with the exception of the general education, AEC and CAD courses. 

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Course and Credit Hours

  • CIS 118 - Introduction to PC Applications (3) or CSC 105 - Computer Literacy (3)
  • COM 115 - Public Speaking (3) or COM 225 Organizational Communication (3)
  • ENG 121 - English Composition I (3) or ENG 131 Technical Writing (3)
  • MAT 107 - Career Math (3) or higher

Choose Three Credit Hours

  • PSY 100 - Psychology of Workplace Relationships (3)
  • PSY 101 - General Psychology I (3)
  • SPA 101 - Conversational Spanish I (3)

Total Credit Hours: 15–16

  • AEC 107 - Print Reading Residential/Commercial (3)
  • AEC 216 - Construction Estimating (3)
  • AEC 226 - Construction Scheduling (3)
  • AEC 233 - Construction Safety & Loss Prevention (20
  • AEC 236 - International Building Codes (3)
  • CON 120 - Building Materials and Environmental Impact (3)
  • CON 142 - International Residential Code (IRC) (4)
  • CON 157 - National Center for Construction Education & Research Core (5)
  • CON 158 - National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry I (6)
  • CON 159 - National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry I (6)
  • CON 160 - National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry I (6)
  • CON 161 - National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry I (6)
  • CON 207 - Light Construction Equipment (3)
  • CON 280 - Internship (0-12) or CON 289 - Capstone (1-6)
  • OSH 127 - 10HR Construction Industry Standards (1)

Total Credit Hours for Carpentry Degree: 70

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Certificates

Courses and Credit Hours

  • CON 142 - International Residential Code (IRC) (4)
  • CON 157 - Introductory Craft Skills (5)
  • CON 158 - Carpentry I (6)
  • CON 159 - Carpentry II (6)

Total Credits: 21

Courses & Credit Hours

  • AEC 107 - Print Reading Residential/Commercial (3)
  • AEC 216 - Construction Estimating (3)
  • AEC 236 - International Building Codes (3)
  • CON 160 - Carpentry III (6)
  • CON 161 - Carpentry IV (6)

Total Credit Hours: 21

Contact Us

Faculty Contacts

Dave Frankmore
Dave.Frankmore@pikespeak.edu 
(719) 502-3260

Fernando Ponce 
Fernando.Ponce@pikespeak.edu 
719-502-3214

Advising Team

CHTSAdvising@pikespeak.edu
719-502-3232