SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Cabinetmaking & Furniture Construction CC

CTE Certificate of Completion
31 credits minimum

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Program Description

This certificate is designed to provide students with a solid base of knowledge and skills relative to the woodworking, furniture & cabinetmaking fields.  It is an introduction to materials that promote the responsible use of natural resources and sustainability.  Skills in traditional woodworking tools along with the safe operation of power equipment will be taught.  Advanced instruction with sophisticated computer software and computer operated CNC equipment are included.

Career Opportunities

Entry Level Woodworking & Cabinetmaking jobs with potential for rapid promotion.

Estimated Cost for Students

Estimated cost:

  • $700 for student woodworking projects
  • $500 Books & Supplies
  • $100-300 Personal Tools & Equipment

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

 

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CMGT 1100

Construction Math

3

F

 

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1020

Public Speaking

3

A

Human Realtions (HR) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

LE 1220

Human Relations

3

A

 

Required Courses: (22 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CMGT 2710

Computer Apps for Cabinetmaking

3

F

 

OR

 

 

 

 

EDDT 1040

Intro to AutoCAD

3

A

 

OR

 

 

 

 

ARCH 1310

Intro to AutoCAD

3

A

 

 

 

 

 

 

CMGT 1225

Woods & Millwork I

4

F

 

CMGT 1245

Cabntmkng & Renewable Mat I

4

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2120

Furniture Design & Const I

3

F

 

CMGT 2235

Cabntmkng & Renewable Mat II

4

F, Sp

CMGT 1245 (may be taken concurrently)

CMGT 2435

Woods & Millwork II

4

Sp

CMGT 1225

  

Elective Courses:

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CMGT 1110

Birth of a Flute

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 1200

Personal Projects

2

A

 

CMGT 2450

Furniture Design & Const II

3

Sp

CMGT 2120

CMGT 2720

Intro to CNC Operations

3

F

 

 

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

CMGT 1100

3

CMGT 1245

4

CMGT 1225

4

CMGT 2235

4

CMGT 2120

3

CMGT 2435

4

CMGT 2710

3

COMM 1020

3

LE 1220

3

 

 

Total

16

Total

15

 

Advising Notes

It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course
description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Cabinetmaking
and Furniture Construction program advisor prior to starting this program. The program advisor may be reached at 801-957-4550.

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy
  • Students will learn math skills related to the construction and cabinetmaking discipline

1, 3, 4

  • Students will gain a competent knowledge of joinery, materials, techniques, and wood characteristics.

1, 4, 5, 6

  • Students will learn kitchen and bath design principles and how to apply them using computer software.

1, 2, 4, 5, 7

  • Students will gain an introductory knowledge in the use of CNC technology and be able to successfully complete basic programs

1, 4, 5, 7

  • Students will learn the safe and proper use of hand and power tools.

1, 4, 5, 6

  • Students will learn principles of wood finishing including the use of green and sustainable wood finishes.

1, 4, 5

Department Contact Info

Division of Technical Specialties

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT) 

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-4346

Cabinetmaking Program

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT) 282
801-957-4550

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Chad Fail
Curtis Barnett

Instructors
Boyd Johnson