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Welding (AAS.WEL)

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.

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
GEN
APT-041
Applied Mathematics I

APT-041
Applied Mathematics I

Fundamentals of basic arithmetic, calculator usage, simple equations, word problems, algebra, right triangles, charts and graphs.

Course Outline

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GEN
MAT-130
College Algebra

MAT-130
College Algebra

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.


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
TEC-040
Blueprint Reading for Industry I

TEC-040
Blueprint Reading for 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
CORE
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
CORE
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
CORE
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
CORE
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
GEN
ECO-231
Principles of Economics I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Economics I (Macro)

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.

Course Outline

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GEN
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IAI Social Science Elective

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IAI Social Science Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

16.5
Second Semester
CORE
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
CORE
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
CORE
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
CORE
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
CORE
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
GEN
ENG-050
Writing for Industry

ENG-050
Writing for Industry

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.

Course Outline

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GEN
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

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.


Course Outline

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GEN
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CORE
WEL-060
Gas Metal Arc Welding III

WEL-060
Gas Metal Arc Welding III

Students in this course must prepare gas metal arc and flux core welds which pass guided bend tests.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
WEL-053
Gas Tung Arc Welding/Alum

WEL-053
Gas Tung Arc Welding/Alum

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.

Course Outline

4.0
CORE
WEL-054
Gas Tung Arc/Ss

WEL-054
Gas Tung Arc/Ss

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.

Course Outline

2.0
CORE
MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

MTT-050
Intro to Machining Procedures

A study designed to highlight the theory and application of cutoff machines, drill press, engine lathe, milling machines, and basic benchwork involving layout and hand tools.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
WEL-049
Shielded Metal Arc Welding III

WEL-049
Shielded Metal Arc Welding III

This course requires students to weld in all positions using SMAW equipment. These welds must pass a guided bend test.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
GEN
SOS-052
Workplace Communication/Safety

SOS-052
Workplace Communication/Safety

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.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
WEL-055
Pipefitting & Welding

WEL-055
Pipefitting & Welding

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)


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
IND-062
Rigging and Hoisting

IND-062
Rigging and Hoisting

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)

Course Outline

1.0
GEN
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Communication Elective

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Communication Elective

No Description Available
3.0
CORE
WEL-074
Welding S.O.E.

WEL-074
Welding S.O.E.

Welding supervised occupational experience in a welding shop or work related manufacturing company position.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

13.0

Total Program Hours

60.5
 
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