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Program Requirements

Career and Technical A.A.S. Degree

Carpentry Occupations
The Carpentry Occupations Program at Kaskaskia College allows students to understand and explore the many facets of work encompassed by the Carpentry Profession. Beginning with safety and an understanding of materials and tools, the students learn the development of plans from site and layout work through the construction of footings, foundations, floors, walls, roofs, ceilings, and finish work. The complex world of construction operations and scheduling is examined in detail through the various courses of study.

This program is designed to help students prepare for a career in the building trades as a carpenter. This profession is in high demand and pays well. The carpentry Occupations Program requires dedication to learning and understanding of all aspects of building dynamics through field and hands on experience.

Field Internship
Carpentry Internship can either be performed through work in the field with a building contractor, whom the student works for, or through field experience on projects arranged through Kaskaskia College.

F= course may only be offered in the Fall Semester
S= course may only be offered in the Spring Semester

Accreditation Status
Kaskaskia College has an articulation agreement with the Southern Illinois District Council of Carpenters where upon completion of an Associate Degree Program,graduating students can avance to the third year Apprentice Level after passing proficiency tests administered by the SIDC Joint Apprentice Committee.

Kaskaskia College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participating Institution of the Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission
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Chicago, IL 60604-1411

NOTE: The program requirements presented here are effective Spring 2008. Previous versions of the KC Catalog are available in their entirety at our catalog archive. If you are uncertain about which catalog you should reference, please contact an academic advisor. Please contact an academic advisor with questions regarding course registration or degree/certificate completion.
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