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Welding Technology (WELD)

  • WELD 1100 
    Welding I

    3  credit hours

    Basic electric arc, oxy-fuel, gas metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding processes. Safety procedures required to set up and shut down welding equipment for the various processes. Hands-on experience includes practice with the four welding systems using various thickness materials. Industrial standards and American Welding Society (AWS) standards for quality are discussed. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • WELD 1112 
    Oxy-Fuel, Welding, Plasma Cutting and Br

    3  credit hours

    Operation of oxyacetylene welding and cutting equipment and plasma cutting. Students learn to produce quality welds and braze joints in the flat ,horizontal, overhead and vertical positions. Also introduces cutting methods of profile, pipe, square and bevel. Prerequisite: Welding Technology 1100 or equivalent (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • WELD 1122 
    Shielded Arc Welding (SMAW)

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of steel joints in various positions. Safety, electrode selection, inspection and testing. Skill is developed in producing different position butt and fillet welds. American Welding Society testing is stressed Prerequisite: Welding Technology 1100 or equivalent (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • WELD 1132 
    Gas Metal Arc (MIG)

    3  credit hours

    Solid steel and cored wire welding on common industrial joints. Travel direction, weave motion, bead sequence and gun angles for out-of-position welding on steel are emphasized. Setup and operation of MIG welder for flux-core, stainless steel and aluminum welding under varying conditions. Prerequisite: Welding Technology 1100 or equivalent (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • WELD 1142 
    Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG)

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice of welding in all positions and on various joint configurations using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW or TIG) welding process on carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum. This course may be taken four times for credit. Prerequisite: Welding Technology 1100 or equivalent (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • WELD 1151 
    Pipe Welding and Fabrication

    3  credit hours

    Covers safety inspections, minor repairs, operating parameters, and operation of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and flux core arc welding (FCAW) equipment in a variety of positions on various materials used in pipe joints. Evaluating and solving complex welding and fabrication problems. This course may be taken four times for credit. Prerequisite: Welding Technology 1100, Welding Technology 1112, Welding Technology 1122, Welding Technology 1132 and Welding Technology 1142 or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • WELD 1160 
    Skill Assessment

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice of test qualification procedures for certification in accordance with AWS, API or other welding codes. Simple non-qualifying bend tests and/or non-destructive tests are performed at no extra cost. Additional testing may be performed by a private laboratory at the student's expense. Prerequisites: Welding Technology 1100 Welding Technology 1112, Welding Technology 1122, Welding Technology 1132 and Welding Technology 1142 or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • WELD 1840 
    Independent Study - Individualized

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (2 to 8 lab hours)

  • WELD 2000 
    Introduction to AWS Level 1

    2  credit hours

    Covers occupational orientation, safety and health of welders, drawing and welding symbol interpretation, thermal cutting processes and welding inspection and training utilizing American Welding Society (AWS) Sense 1 standards. This course make be taken three times for credit for skills development. Prerequisite: Welding 1100 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours)

  • WELD 2001 
    AWS Level 1-Shielded Metal Arc Welding

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of steel joints in various positions. Safety, electrode selection, inspection, and testing. Skill is developed in producing different position butt and fillet welds. American Welding Society (AWS) testing is emphasized. This course make be taken three times for credit for skills development. Prerequisite: Welding 1100 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent and Welding 2000 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • WELD 2002 
    AWS Level 1 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of steel joints in various positions. Safety, equipment selection, inspection, and testing. Skill is developed in producing different position butt and fillet welds. American Welding Society testing is emphasized. This course make be taken three times for credit for skills development. Prerequisite: Welding 1100 with a grade of C or better and Welding 2000 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • WELD 2003 
    AWS Level 1 Flux Core Arc Welding

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of steel joints in various positions. Safety, electrode selection, inspection, and testing. Skill is developed in producing different position butt and fillet welds. American Welding Society (AWS) testing is emphasized. This course make be taken three times for credit for skills development. Prerequisite: Welding 1100 with a grade of C or better and Welding 2000 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • WELD 2004 
    AWS Level 1 Gas Metal Arc Welding

    3  credit hours

    Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of steel joints in various positions. Safety, electrode selection, inspection, and testing. Skill is developed in producing different position butt and fillet welds. American Welding Society (AWS) testing is emphasized. This course make be taken three times for credit for skills development. Prerequisite: Welding 1100 with a grade of C or better and Welding 2000 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • WELD 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • WELD 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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