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This program is for the 2011-2012 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.

The Professional Crafts: Wood curriculum provides individuals with traditional values of fine craftsmanship, creative design, and an entrepreneurial spirit for a small woodworking enterprise.

The course work includes a strong emphasis on creative thinking and problem solving. Study involves a mix of theoretical and hands-on training combined with a blend of historical and modern methods of woodworking and small business management.

Upon completion of required course work, graduates may earn a degree or a diploma. They should be prepared for self-employment, for positions in the craft industry, or for continued study toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2011-2012 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A30360

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
PCD-110 Intro to Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCW-110 Intro to Woodworking 3 15 0 8
PCW-120 Drafting for Woodworkers 1 2 0 2
Total: 19
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
PCD-111 Advanced Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCW-111 Framing Joinery/Design 3 15 0 8
PCW-121 Rendering for Woodworkers 1 2 0 2
PCW-122 Furniture Design History 2 0 0 2
Total: 17
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCR-112 20TH-CENTURY Crafts 2 0 0 2
PCW-112 Production Design 2 6 0 4
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Total: 9
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
MAT-115 Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
or MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3
PCR-210 Studio Craft Photo 1 3 0 2
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
PCW-210 Chair Design & Const 2 15 0 7
PCW-212 Wood Studio Planning 1 0 0 1
Elective - - - 2
Total: 17
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-211 Prof Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCR-213 Craft Enterprise 2 0 0 2
PCW-211 Casework Design & Const 2 15 0 7
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 76

Electives: Choose 2 hours form the following courses
PCR-115 Lab I - Beginning Lab 0 2 0 1
PCR-116 Lab II - Intermediate Lab 0 2 0 1
PCR-125 Lab III - Advanced Lab 0 2 0 1
PCR-126 Lab IV - Advanced Design 0 2 0 1
PCW-130 Veneer, Marquetry & Inlay 1 3 0 2
PCW-131 Woodbending 1 3 0 2
PCW-136 Wood Finishing 1 3 0 2
PCW-230 Wood Design: Special Study 0 4 0 2
PCW-231 Wood Business: Spec Study 0 4 0 2
PCW-232 Woodworking: Spec Study 0 4 0 2

*A maximum of 9 semester hours of credit may be selected from the PCR prefix.

Diploma in Professional Crafts - Wood D30360

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
PCD-110 Intro to Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCW-110 Intro to Woodworking 3 15 0 8
Total: 13
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCD-111 Advanced Craft Design 1 3 0 2
PCW-111 Framing Joinery/Design 3 15 0 8
PCW-122 Furniture Design History 2 0 0 2
Total: 12
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCW-112 Production Design 2 6 0 4
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
or Social & Behavioral Sciences - - - 3
Total: 7
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCR-212 Craft Marketing 2 0 0 2
PCW-210 Chair Design & Const 2 15 0 7
Total: 9
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
PCW-211 Casework Design & Const 2 15 0 7
Total: 7

Total Credit Hours: 48