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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Welding Technology (CRT.WEL)

This program provides experiences which enable students to develop competencies necessary for employment in and/or continued education in welding. Emphasis throughout the program is placed on developing skills in the following areas: safety, metal identification, oxy-acetylene welding, metal cutting processes, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and blueprint reading.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
TEC-048
Applied Shop Computations

TEC-048
Applied Shop Computations

Focuses on basic arithmetic and calculations necessary for solving shop oriented problems involving geometric figures, formulas and algebra. Students draw graphs. A scientific calculator is required, so there is little or no memorization.

Course Outline

3.0
WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

WEL-057
Welding Fundamentals

Course will cover basic welding processes, including: Oxy-Acetylene welding, Arc welding, Cutting and Brazing.

Course Outline

2.5
TEC-043
Industrial Safety

TEC-043
Industrial Safety

Designed to give the student basic information and procedures concerning industrial safety awareness and accident prevention.

Course Outline

1.0
TEC-070
Properties of Metal

TEC-070
Properties of Metal

Familiarizes the student with the need for heat treatment of metals and the processes and techniques used and the resulting effects. Also includes a study of the machinability of metals and the contributing physical and metallurgical factors.

Course Outline

2.5
TEC-040
Blueprint Reading/Industry I

TEC-040
Blueprint Reading/Industry I

Fundamentals, principles, and practices involved in producing and reading industrial blueprints. Covers basic through advanced blueprint reading and basic drafting procedures. Advanced work is adjusted to special interest groups.

Course Outline

2.5
WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

WEL-056
Metal Cutting and Fabrication

This course is designed to provide an understanding of metal cutting and fabricating processes and weld joint design.(Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0

Semester Totals

13.5
Second Semester
WEL-047
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

WEL-047
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

This course provides an introduction to shielded metal arc welding. Students learn to set up equipment, identify electrodes, strike and run beads in the flat position.

Course Outline

*
2.0
WEL-048
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

WEL-048
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

In this course students learn to perform single and multiple pass welds with shielded metal arc welding equipment in all positions.

Course Outline

*
3.0
WEL-058
Gas Metal Arc Welding I

WEL-058
Gas Metal Arc Welding I

This course introduces gas metal arc welding procedures and equipment. Students learn to perform single and multiple pass welds in the flat position with gas metal arc welding equipment.

Course Outline

*
2.0
WEL-059
Gas Metal Arc Welding II

WEL-059
Gas Metal Arc Welding II

This course teaches students to perform gas metal arc welds in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions using single and multiple pass welds.

Course Outline

*
3.0
WEL-061
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

WEL-061
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course introduces students to gas tungsten arc welding equipment and procedures. Welds are prepared in flat, horizontal and vertical positions on both ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Course Outline

*
3.0

Semester Totals

13.0

Total Program Hours

26.5