Bakersfield College


Industrial Technology, Woodworking & Cabinetmaking Option Associate of Science Degree

This degree covers the principles of woodworking to include materials, hand tools, wood cutting machinery and wood finishing. Emphasis will be put on designs to include modular construction, new materials and processes. Advanced bidding techniques are discussed.

Program Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for employment in the woodworking/ cabinetmaking industry.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in product design and development in the woodworking industry.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for certification in the woodworking program.

Career Opportunities:

Cabinetmaker, Carpenter.

To Achieve the Associate of Science Degree

Upon completion of graduation requirements and the required degree courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Industrial Technology, Woodworking & Cabinetmaking Option Associate of Science Degree.

Total Units: 33

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
WOOD B1 Introduction to Woodworking Technologies 3.0
WOOD B2 Furniture and Cabinetmaking 3.0
CNST B1 Introduction to Construction 3.0
WOOD B5 Intermediate Cabinetmaking 3.0
WOOD B65A Advanced Cabinetmaking 3.0
WOOD B65B Advanced Cabinetmaking 3.0
  ENGL Approved Course  
MATH B50 Modern College Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra 4.0
   Math Placement Assessment Level 2 or Above  
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
INDT B10 Occupational Readiness or equivalent 3.0

Electives to equal 33 units

Course # Name Units
INDT B274 Special Problems in Woodworking 2.0 3.0
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) 3.0
FORE B2 Natural Resources 3.0
ENGL B50 Introduction to College Composition 4.0