Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
30 Hours

Major

30 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
ENG 1010
College Composition I
3

Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

WELD 1010
Welding Principles
3

Presents an overview of the welding profession with a focus on basic blueprint reading, basic electrical principles, safety procedures, equipment, and applied mathematics used in welding applications. Provides students with the ability to identify various testing techniques for spotting weld defects, explains destructive testing, nondestructive testing, explains the positions needed for various pipe cutting and welding situations. 45 hours of lecture.

WELD 1110
Cutting and Oxy-fuel Welding
4

Provides students with the opportunity to safely use equipment to perform Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting (OAW) (OFC-A), and Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC) to cut metal and produce quality welds. Identify various joint fit-ups used in welding pipe and demonstrate various uses of pipe welding/cutting with PAC, OFC-A, with 1G, 2G, 5G, 6G positions. 15 hours of lecture and 90 hours of lab are required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
WELD 1110L

WELD 1160
Gas Metal Arc Welding
4

Provides students with the opportunity to safely use equipment to perform Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG), and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) to produce quality welds. 15 hours of lecture and 90 hours of lab are required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
WELD 1160L

WELD 1210
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
4

Provides students with the opportunity to safely use equipment to perform Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) to produce quality welds. 15 hours of lecture and 90 hours of lab are required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
WELD 1210L

WELD 1260
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4

Provides students with the opportunity to safely use equipment to perform Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) to produce quality welds. Demonstrate various uses of structural steel and pipe welding in 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G positions. 15 hours of lecture and 90 hours of lab are required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
WELD 1260

WELD 1310
Metallurgy
3

Provides students with a better understanding of the effects of alloying elements on the welding process. Students will gain knowledge of the physical and chemical behavior of metal under various welding conditions. Weld testing methods will be studied as well as specialty welding processes that are used within the welding industry today. Demonstrate lab techniques for mechanical properties understanding with various destructive testing with material science harness testing styles. 30 hours lecture and 15 hours of lab are required.

WRKAT2010
Work Experience
3

Provides a 120-hour minimum, paid/unpaid, learning experience in an appropriate work environment structured to allow students pursuing an Associates Degree or Certificate to develop skills and gain training in their major field. Students can begin work experience with 80% of coursework completed or administrative approval.

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