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: blueprint reading, industrial safety, metal identification, metal cutting processes, OAW, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
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.
* 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