Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54

Carpentry Technology (AAS), General Woodworking and Construction

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School of Applied Technologies (AT)

“This degree includes courses that are designed to provide students with the skills necessary to be employable in construction-related fields. Students completing this program will have tangible hands on experience as well as a solid knowledge base of how the construction workflow progresses through the stages of a particular job. Students will be introduced to construction software they may encounter in the industry. Students will select an architectural woodworking/furniture making, or construction management core during their final term.”

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Special Requirements

Students must be able to lift 50 pounds. Students may work in various internal and external environments and should be free of chronic respiratory diseases and allergies. Most employers require a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Fees: Course fees are published in the Schedule of Classes. These fees cover the cost of tools required for lab activities.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Career Opportunities

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions predicts a continued increase in the demand for construction workers. In recent years, over 90 percent of Construction Technology graduates have obtained employment.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

For the graduation policy refer to the Graduating from CNM section, or the Students tab in my CNM.

Program Requirements


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Degree: 60

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