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Learn the skills that can put you on a path toward a meaningful, creative career, or a lucrative side business. 

In this certificate program, you will learn the fundamentals for cabinetmaking and woodworking, furniture design, safety, and computer-aided drafting and blueprint reading for construction.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Applied Technology Division
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7137
Program Advisor: 520.206.7018
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Program Information

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Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters $36,047

Academic Options

Continue your studies by pursuing the Building and Construction Technologies AAS degree program with a concentration in cabinetmaking.

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting electives.

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 105* Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 107* Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 146 Woodworking I 3
BCT 147 Woodworking II 3
BCT 148 Cabinetmaking I 3
BCT 149 Cabinetmaking II 3
CAD 151 Computer-Aided Drafting for Construction 4
Subtotal 25

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105** Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101
 or WRT 101
 or WRT 154
Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations
  English Composition I [SUN# ENG1101]
  Career Communication
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 8
Total 33

* BCT 100, 112, and 115 substitute for BCT 105. BCT 111, 113, and 114 substitute for BCT 107.
** GTM 105 or a MAT course 100-level or higher

Program/Major Codes: CRTCMK/CMK1
Gainful Employment Disclosure

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