Residential Carpentry

Residential Carpentry

About the Program

The focus of the carpentry program is to prepare students for entrance into the field of residential construction with a well rounded background in all facets of construction. Students will have classroom and shop instruction, lab work, and on - site experiences. The program encompasses every aspect of home construction from site preparation to building occupancy. Emphasis will focus on foundations, framing, interior and exterior finishes, blueprint reading and estimating costs. Students will be exposed to modern construction methods and techniques. Operation of hand and power tools used in construction, related safety and maintenance will be thoroughly addressed. The course will also aim to develop effective employer to employee and worker and client relationships as well as desirable personal work habits.

 

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general requirements, priority admission is granted to those applicants whose ACT scores show a composite score of 14 or higher, or equivalent ACCUPLACER score.

  

Advisor

 

Joe Cornacchione

Program Director – Residential Carpentry

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666

601-276-3728

jcornacchione@smcc.edu

 

View Course Pamphlet

Program Costs

Tuition and Fees*:

$ 1,145.00

Room and Board*: 

$ 1,490.00

Books:

275.00

Tool Kit:

300.00

       *Fee charged per semester

Career Information

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be qualified for, but not limited to, the following careers:

Gainful Employment

Graduate Information

Year

Completed

Placed

2010-11

24%

83%

2011-12

48%

80%

2012-13

71%

20%

2013-14

71%

30%

2014-15

73%

38%