This program provides experiences which enable students to develop competencies necessary for employment in welding and other related occupations. Emphasis throughout the program is placed on developing skills in the following areas: safety, metal identification, metal cutting processes, machining, blueprint reading, OAW, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW (including stainless steel and aluminum). Students will gain valuable hands-on experience as they complete a minimum of 375 clock hours of Supervised Occupational Experience at an industry location.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
Review of the real number system, radicals, equations, and exponents, relations and functions, logarithms, complex numbers, polynomials, and theory of equations. A graphing calculator is required. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.
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.
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.
Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.
Students will learn strategies for writing essays, instructions manuals, proposals, reports, career documents as well as deliver oral presentations to prepare them for a profession in industry. Students will practice research strategies by using library resources and the Internet.
Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.
Prepares students with the necessary knowledge and skills for employment in industry. Emphasis is placed on gas tungsten arc welding processes for aluminum. Prepare welding joints in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.
Prepares students with necessary knowledge and skills for employment in industry. Emphasis is placed on gas tungsten arc welding processes for stainless steel. Prepare welding joints of stainless steel in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.
Provides an understanding of the human mechanism when associated with interpersonal relationship on the job. Emphasis placed on vocational motivation, communication and perception, along with Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid training to enhance safety and response skills in a workplace emergency.
This is a basic course in pipefitting and welding equipment and safety. Topics include: fabrication and installation of industrial piping systems, pipe layout and welding techniques/applications. (Repeatable 3 Times)
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of hoisting and rigging equipment. Safety regulations will be discussed along with determination of safe working loads and proper care of equipment. (Repeatable 3 Times)
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester