Carpentry Technology


Our Carpentry Technology program is an instructional curriculum designed to prepare you for entry-level into the residential carpentry trade. You’ll be getting experience and education in blueprint reading, estimating, building, installing, and repairing structural units.

The carpentry industry has been growing for centuries. Advancements in technology have changed the way carpentry is done, and the demand remains high. Completion of the Carpentry Technology program at Hinds Community College will prepare you to work with an established company or to go into business yourself as a private contractor. If you’re just getting started, this is the first step you need to take to thrive.

  • Raymond
  • Utica
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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Foundations 6
Blueprint Reading 3
Construction Mathematics 3
Floor and Wall Framing 6
Ceiling and Roof Framing 5
Interior/Exterior Finishing and Cabinet Installation 5
Roofing 2
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Fundamentals of Drafting 3
Principles of Multi-Family and Light Commercial Construction 3
Millwork 3
Cost Estimating 3
Approved Electives 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62


Ronald Rice
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