This program concentrates on the development of fine woodworking skills to prepare students for designing and building their own furniture or for employment in the furniture-making industry.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Safely use woodworking machinery to mill wood to accurate dimensions.
- Sharpen and use appropriate hand tools to augment the use of woodworking machines.
- Select and construct appropriate joinery to make various kinds of furniture.
- Discern the characteristics of wood and choose the right wood for a project.
- Demonstrate understanding of surface preparation and finishing techniques for various kinds of woods.
- Develop and demonstrate a personal aesthetic in furniture design.
- Create scaled, multi-view drawings, cut lists and procedure lists for woodworking projects.
CORE REQUIREMENTS: (27 HRS.)
WOOD 111 Introduction to the Fine Art of
WOOD 112 Introduction to Hand Tools (5)
WOOD 115 Introduction to Joinery (5)
WOOD 120 Characteristics of Wood (1)
WOOD 125 Introduction to Finishing (3)
WOOD 130 Furniture Design (3)
WOOD 220 Doors, Drawers and Hardware for
WOOD 290 Advanced Furniture Making (5)
RELATED REQUIREMENTS: (3 HRS.)
ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)
ENGL 119 Professional Communication (3)
APPROVED ELECTIVES: (9 HRS.)
NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.
TOTAL 39 CREDITS