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  Dec 15, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Carpentry Track, Building Trades Technology AAS: 308A


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(R): 308A

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This program is intended to prepare students for careers in the building and construction trades. The general education courses, in conjunction with specialized courses, provide a broad foundation and sharpen students' skills in preparation for entry into, or advancement in, today's workplace. This curriculum, following the carpentry track, provides training, skills, and knowledge that prepares students for employment as carpenters; or provides current building and construction professionals with essential carpentry skills. This curriculum, following the electrical wiring track, provides training, skills and knowledge that prepares students for employment as electricians; or provides current building and construction professionals with essential electrical wiring skills. This curriculum, following the HVAC track, provides training, skills, and knowledge that prepares students for employment as HVAC technicians; or provides current building and construction professionals with essential HVAC technician skills. HVAC track students, in order to receive the AAS, must pass the E.P.A. 608 Certification Exam and at least one Industry Competency Exam (ICE). 

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)
  • General education elective 3 semester hours (GEEL)
  • Program electives 5 semester hours

Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 / ENGL 101A  , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103  or elective.

† Select from the following program electives ARCH 103 , ARCH 183 BLDG 150 , BLDG 160 , BLDG 182 , BLDG 184 , BLDG 188 , BLDG 200  (1-3 credits), BLDG 250 , BSAD 101 , CMGT 100 , CMGT 135 , LNTP 204 , SPAN 101 .

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)

Distribution Courses


  • Arts or humanities distribution 3 semester hours (ARTD or HUMD)
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

General Education Elective


  • General education elective 3 semester hours (GEEL)
  • General education elective 3 semester hours (GEEL)

Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 / ENGL 101A  , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103  or elective.

† Select from the following program electives:  ARCH 103 , ARCH 183 BLDG 150 , BLDG 160 , BLDG 182 , BLDG 184 , BLDG 188 , BLDG 200  (1-3 credits), BLDG 250 , BSAD 101 , CMGT 100 , CMGT 135 , LNTP 204 , SPAN 101 .

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Define and explain the basic principles and techniques of residential construction.
  • Apply relevant construction skills in a particular trade area.

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