Residential Construction

Each year the Residential Construction program builds a residential home. This hands-on training allows students to participate in the "foundation-to-finish" experiences necessary to build a new home while completing the required residential construction coursework and related instruction for the AAS Degree. Students will graduate from the Residential Construction program with the knowledge and experience necessary to begin employment in the construction industry. Residential Construction curriculum is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members.

Career Opportunities

    • Construction Managers/Supervisors
    • Experienced Carpenters
    • Carpenters' Assistants


Armando Maldonado

Phone: (509) 524-4806

Walla Walla Campus 500 Tausick Way Walla Walla, WA 99362


To provide students a comprehensive educational experience using current industry standards applied to the residential construction curriculum. To allow students the most hands-on experience with a wide variety of tasks to gain a widespread knowledge of residential construction and complete construction of a house.

Program Outcomes

  • Provide students with marketable technical and interpersonal skills in the trade, resulting in career placement.
  • Provide training in environmental and work place safety that meets appropriate industry standards.
  • Educate and graduate students who possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the construction industry.
  • Continue to keep the Carpentry curriculum current with industry practices and standards based on input from the advisory committee.
  • Provide students with the opportunity to complete a state-of-the-art home with all the latest Green Building standards and International Building Codes met.