All Wood Technology Program courses meet Breadth of Knowledge Requirements (BoK) in the distribution area of Fine Arts (FA). UC's GenEd program assures exposure to the traditional disciplines that are the hallmark of a liberally educated person.
All courses in the WT Program have additional costs including: required shop fee, purchase materials for the projects assigned, personal safety equipment & textbook(s). See the WT FAQ page for more information.
Each of the three Wood Technology courses is independent of the other two and there are no prerequisites. Although these courses are independent, the Wood Technology courses together provide a comprehensive overview of woodworking that enlightens both the novice and the experienced woodworker. The courses give students a better understanding of woodworking by: examining wood properties, knowing how machinery is maintained and used safely, and the preparation of wood for the application of finishes. The three courses are described in detail below: