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BUAD 271 (1 credit)
Business Skills Lab
QuickBooks® software training. Self-paced and guided learning to
learn to use this popular accounting program.
BUAD 276 (3 credits)
A practice in writing, revising, and editing business communications,
including memos, business letters, e-mail messages, reports, webbased information, and job search documents. The ability to
convey information in a clear, concise manner is developed along
with critical thinking and communication skills.
CABINETMAKING AND WOOD
CABM 106 (4 credits)
Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools
Students study the wide variety of hand tools, building a thorough
foundation in hand tool usage, maintenance, and sharpening. They
will learn the basics of hand joinery and develop an understanding
for the capabilities and proper usage of portable power tools. This
knowledge will be applied to various projects.
CABM 111 (4 credits)
Furniture Construction I
This course provides a foundation for the construction of various
types of cabinetry and furniture. The course includes an overview
of wood characteristics and joinery methods, assembly, abrasives,
adhesives, and veneering basics. Machinery maintenance, safety,
and usage is stressed as well. Construction projects will aid in
developing an understanding of the subject matter.
CABM 116 (1 credit)
This class focuses on surface preparation and the proper use of
finish materials. Various methods of application, including wiping,
brushing, and spraying, is addressed. During this introductory
course, students apply a wax, shellac, and lacquer finish on the
projects completed in class.
CABM 156 (4 credits)
Furniture Construction II
Students take a more in-depth look at wood properties, joinery,
and construction methods. An emphasis is placed on precision
machining techniques and strategies for producing molding and
other furniture and case components. Other topics include door
and drawer construction and styles, hardware and its applications,
and an introduction to furniture styles and types. The construction
of various furniture projects help solidify the subject matter.
Prerequisite: CABM 111
CABM 161 (1 credit)
The finishing course involves the final preparation of wood
surfaces and the selection and application of appropriate finishing
materials. Topics include dyes and pigmented stains, a variety
of sealers and top-coating materials, as well as spray finishing
Prerequisite: CABM 116
CABM 166 (1 credit)
This course provides an overview of estimating, cost analysis,
and methods of job documentation. Students maintain daily time
cards as well as job folders for their various furniture projects.
Job folders contain drawings; route and cut sheets; time and cost
analysis sheets; bill of materials; materials invoice; and a finishing
Prerequisite: CABM 111
CABM 171 (2 credits)
Related Drawing II
A further study into basic blueprint reading and drafting
techniques applicable to the cabinetmaking profession as
introduced in CABM 121.
Prerequisite: CABM 121
CABM 206 (6 credits)
Advanced Wood Project
CABM 121 (2 credits)
Related Drawing I
From an existing plan of their choice, students construct and finish
advanced pieces of furniture. This course emphasizes individual
planning and problem solving.
CABM 151 (3 credits)
Students construct their own jigs and fixtures as well as machine
set-ups. All projects require an existing set of plans and the
approval of the instructor before starting. Students are responsible
for supplying the necessary materials, hardware, and finishing
supplies required for the project.
An introduction to basic blueprint reading and drafting techniques
applicable to the cabinetmaking profession.
This course teaches the proper set-up and use of the hollow-chisel
and slot mortiser, shaper, single-end tenoner, wide-belt sander,
and panel saw. The course also provides an in-depth look at the
various types of cutters and cutter-heads available for the shaper.
Additional machines are added to fit project requirements and
Prerequisite: CABM 106
Prerequisites: CABM 111, CABM 151, CABM 156, and CABM
CABM 211 (1 credit)
To develop the skills necessary to grind jointer and planer knives,
sharpen shaper cutters, and clean and lubricate a variety of
common woodworking machines.
Prerequisite: CABM 151
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