Course Catalog - Construction Science-Carpentry

Construction Careers Academy

Construction Science-Carpentry

Business & Industry Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit

(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)


Principles of Construction M (9-10) #8096

Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools.

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Principles of Architecture M (9-10) #8097

Principles of Architecture D (9-10) #8612

Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Classroom studies include topics such as safety, work ethics, communication, information technology applications, systems, health, environment, leadership, teamwork, ethical and legal responsibility, employability, and career development and include skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and reading technical drawings.

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Construction Technology I M (10-12) #8107

Construction Technology I D (10-12) #8141

Students introduced to safety, tool usage, building materials, codes and framing. Students will develop an understanding of the various educational requirements and career opportunities in construction management, architecture, or engineering.

SEM: 2 CR: 2


Construction Technology II M (11-12) #8129

Construction Technology II D (11-12) #8142

In addition to skills learned in Construction Technology, students acquire exterior and interior finish out skills. Students gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the workforce as carpenters, building maintenance technicians, or supervisors or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.

PR: Construction Technology I

SEM: 2 CR: 2