Welding Technology

Welding Technology - Diploma

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
MATS 1000 Math for Welders
Description
MATS 1000 A course for students enrolling in the Welding program. Topics include operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents; metric system and unit conversions; perimeter, area and volume of regular and composite shapes; angular measurements; bends, stretchouts, economical layout and takeoffs. Prerequisites: None. This course DOES NOT meet any requirements of the Transfer Curriculum: it does not meet the general education requirements for A.A.S. degree students and is not a substitute for general electives.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: MATS1000

3
WELD 1101 Welding Safety and Theory I
Description
WELD 1101 This course will give the student a basic introduction to welding and cover basic safety for the welding trade. Theory for Shielded Metal, Gas Metal, Flux Cored, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Processes. Theory for Oxygen Fuel, Plasma Arc, and Carbon Arc Cutting/Gouging processes. Also covered is visual inspection and quality standards. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1101

3
WELD 1111 Shield Metal Arc Welding I
Description
WELD 1111 This course will develop the skills necessary for the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process using E7018 and E6010 electrodes in the flat and horizontal positions. Students will receive instruction in equipment, technique, and will have opportunity to practice skill development with the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process. The skills necessary for Oxygen Fuel Cutting, manual and mechanized. Prerequisites: Must be taken at the same time as Welding Safety and Theory I

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1111

3
WELD 1120 Gas Metal Arc Welding I
Description
WELD 1120 Students will receive instruction in equipment, technique, and will have opportunity to practice skill development with the Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuiting and Spray Arc transfer on mild steel plate and sheet metal. Flat position and horizontal welding will be emphasized. The goal is to be able to perform welds in the flat and horizontal position to an industry acceptable level of quality for entry-level employment. Practice to achieve the required skill level is conducted by supervised instruction. Prerequisites: To be taken at same time as Welding Safety and Theory I

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1120

2
WELD 1130 Flux Cored Arc Welding I
Description
WELD 1130 Students will receive instruction in equipment, technique, and will have opportunity to practice skill development with the Flux Cored Arc Welding on mild steel plate. Use of three types of cored electrodes, gas-shielded, self-shielded, and metal core. The goal is to be able to perform welds in the flat and horizontal position to an industry acceptable level of quality for employment. Practice to achieve the required skill level is conducted by supervised instruction. Prerequisites: Must be taken at same time as Welding Safety and Theory I

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1130

2
WELD 1140 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I
Description
WELD 1140 This course will develop the skills necessary for the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process on mild steel sheet and plate in the flat and horizontal positions. The skills necessary for manual Plasma Arc Cutting. Prerequisites: Must be taken at the same time as Welding Safety and Theory I

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1140

3
WELD 1150 Print Reading I
Description
WELD 1150 In this course the student will learn how to interpret drawings related to the manufacture of metal products from simple single part drawings to more complex multipart drawings. Welding symbols, drawing symbols, material specifications, and basic fabrication methods will be studied also. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1150

3
WELD 1200 Print Reading II
Description
WELD 1200 After proper instruction the student will demonstrate use of the American Welding Society Welding Symbol to industry standards. The student will have instruction on proper interpretation of joint design of welding symbols. After proper instruction the student will have working knowledge of prints and drawings. Instruction will be given to the student on proper forming and cutting practices. Classification of base materials and wire will be emphasized. Prerequisites: Print Reading I

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1200

3
WELD 1210 Welding Safety and Theory II
Description
WELD 1210 Upon proper instruction the student will have an understanding of metallurgy as it pertains to base metal and its alloying elements. The student will have an understanding of safety practices associated within the welding industry. Upon proper instruction the student will have knowledge of advanced welding processes and cutting technology. Students will interpret code specifications with testing and inspection gauges. Prerequisites: Welding Safety and Theory I

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1210

3
WELD 1230 Shield Metal Arc Welding II
Description
WELD 1230 Upon proper instruction the student will perform out of position weldments using the two basic code rods of industry, 6010 and 7018. Upon proper instruction the student will perform a certification plate to American Welding Society D1.1structural code. Proper safety and cutting practices will be emphasized. The student will practice control factors until they have mastered essential elements of visual inspection criteria. Prerequisites: Welding Safety and Theory I, Shielded Metal Arc Welding I, and must be taken at the same time as Welding Safety and Theory II

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1230

3
WELD 1240 Gas Metal Arc Welding II
Description
WELD 1240 Students will receive instruction in equipment operation and technique, and will have opportunity to practice skill development with the Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuiting, Spray Arc transfer and pulse spray metal transfer on mild steel and aluminum, plate and sheet. Flat, horizontal, and vertical welding position will be emphasized. The goal is to be able to perform welds in the flat, horizontal and vertical position to an industry acceptable level of quality for entry-level employment. Practice to achieve the required skill level is conducted by supervised instruction. Prerequisites: Gas Metal Arc Welding I, Welding Safety and Theory I, and must be taken at same time as Welding Safety and Theory II

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1240

2
WELD 1250 Flux Cored Arc Welding II
Description
WELD 1250 Students will receive instruction in equipment, technique, and will have opportunity to practice skill development with the Flux Cored Arc Welding on mild steel plate. Use of two types of cored electrodes, gas-shielded and self-shielded. The goal is to be able to perform welds in the vertical and overhead positions to an industry acceptable level of quality for employment. Practice to achieve the required skill level is conducted by supervised instruction. Prerequisites: Flux Cored Arc Welding I, Welding Safety Theory I, and must be taken at same time as Welding Safety and Theory II

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1250

2
WELD 1260 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II
Description
WELD 1260 This course will develop the skills necessary for the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process on aluminum and stainless steel sheet and plate in the flat, horizontal, and vertical up positions. The skills necessary for advanced safety procedures and in-shop cutting and forming will also be covered. Prerequisites: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I, Welding Safety and Theory I and must be taken at the same time as Welding Safety and Theory II

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/27/2012 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: WELD1260

3
Total Core Credits: 35

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
INTS 1010 Job Search Skills
Description
INTS 1010 This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of planning and organizing job search strategies. Emphasis is placed on identification of individual goals, assessment of talents, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, effective use of employment search tools (e.g. resume, cover letters, interviewing, networking), and management of career pathways.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 09/22/2000 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: INTS1010

1
Total General Education Credits: 1
Total Program Credits: 36