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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Construction Technology Carpentry (A.A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Contact David Hall, 335-4309 ( or Claudia Arnold, 371-5355, SSC 113 (

Contact the Testing Center or the Program Advisor for testing requirements. Testing requirements are based on the unique needs of the certificate program.

*Pending approval from the THECB and SACSCOC.

Certificate of Completion
Major Code - CRPT.AAS

The Construction Technology program at Amarillo College leads to an Associate Degree in Applied Science with specialization in carpentry. Courses within the program present the details of commercial and residential construction, cast in a context that emphasizes safety, efficiency, reliability, and critical thinking.

The Construction Technology program provides learners with a well-rounded education in carpentry principles and practices with an emphasis on real-world hands-on learning experience. Learners build full-size mock-ups and participate in various service learning construction projects that will prepare learners for fulfilling craft trade profession of their preference. 

External learning opportunities available through internships, apprenticeships, or other applied/work-based options.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (15 Semester Hours)

Communication - 3 Hours


Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences  

Mathematics - 3 Hours


Language, Philosophy, & Culture - 3 Hours

Language, Philosophy & Culture  

Institutional - 3 Hours


Major Course Options (15 Hours)

All field experience or relevant external learning opportunities must be approved by Program Coordinator.

Students must select 4 out of the 5 courses below and then complete one of the remaining courses (CNBT 2340 or CNBT 2367 or ELPT 1365 or PFPB 2382) for a total of 15 credit hours.

Total (60 Semester Hours)

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