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Welding Technology-Structural Welding AAS

This concentration emphasizes structural welding. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to weld structural steel in all types of weather and working environments.

REQUIRED COURSES

Welding Technology

Concentration: Structural Welding

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 130

Fundamentals of Welding I

6

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

Math 101 or higher

3

WELD 131

Oxyfuel/Plasma Cutting

3

WELD 140

Blueprint Reading I

3

Total Semester Hours

18

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 133

Fundamentals of Welding II

6

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

3

WELD 132

Gas Metal Arc I(MIG)

6

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 134

Structural Welding I

6

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

WELD 232

Gas Metal Arc II(MIG)

6

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 234

Structural Welding II

6

Social Science Elective

3

WELD 280

Advanced Procedures

3

Total Semester Hours

12

Evaluation Sheets

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

Welding Technology-Pipe Welding AAS

This concentration emphasizes the technical nomenclature, quality and skill development of pipe welding. It provides training and development of skills in steel pipe welding in the 2G, 3G, 5G and 6G positions using both Mig and Tig welding.

REQUIRED COURSES

Welding Technology

Concentration: Pipe Welding

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 130

Fundamentals of Welding I

6

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

MATH 101 Math 101 or higher

3

WELD 131

Oxyfuel/Plasma Cutting

3

WELD 140

Blueprint Reading I

3

Total Semester Hours

18

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 133

Fundamentals of Welding II

6

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

3

WELD 136

Gas Tungsten Arc I(MIG)

6

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 137

Pipe Welding I

6

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

WELD 236

Gas Tungsten Arc II(TIG)

6

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 138

Pipe Welding II

6

Social Science Elective

3

WELD 280

Advanced Procedures

3

Total Semester Hours

12

Evaluation Sheets

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

Welding Technology-General Welding AAS

The degree program in Welding Technology is designed to provide training in a variety of welding fields. Students may choose from four areas of concentration in order to customize the training to their needs. Areas of concentration include: General Welding, Pipe Welding, Pipe Fitting and Structural Welding.

REQUIRED COURSES

Welding Technology

Concentration: General Welding

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 130

Fundamentals of Welding I

6

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

Math 101 or higher

3

WELD 131

Oxyfuel/Plasma Cutting

3

WELD 140

Blueprint Reading I

3

Total Semester Hours

18

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 133

Fundamentals of Welding II

6

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

3

WELD 132

Gas Metal Arc I(MIG)

6

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 136

Gas Tungsten Arc I(Tig)

6

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

WELD 134

Structural Welding

6

Or

WELD 137

Pipe Welding

6

 

Total Semester Hours

    15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 232

Gas Metal Arc II(MIG)

6

Social Science Elective

3

WELD 280

Advanced Procedures

3

Total Semester Hours

12

Evaluation Sheets

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

Welding Technology-Pipe Fitting AAS

This concentration emphasizes pipe fitting. It provides the knowledge and skill needed to fabricate and install basic steel piping systems. Topics covered include: piping installation theory, safety, material selection and fabrication equipment needed. Simple to complex offsets, pipe supports and installation requirements are covered.

REQUIRED COURSES

Welding Technology

Concentration: Pipe Fitting

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 130

Fundamentals of Welding I

6

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

Math 101 or higher

3

WELD 131

Oxyfuel/Plasma Cutting

3

WELD 140

Blueprint Reading I

3

Total Semester Hours

18

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 133

Fundamentals of Welding II

6

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

3

WELD 136

Gas Tungsten Arc I(MIG)

6

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 139

Pipe Fitting I

6

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

WELD 137

Pipe Welding I

6

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

WELD 138

Pipe Welding II

6

Social Science Elective

3

WELD 280

Advanced Procedures

3

Total Semester Hours

12

Evaluation Sheets 

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

Welding Technology CAS

This is a two-semester certificate program designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in basic shop and repair welding. Topics covered will include fabrication and basic construction using various welding techniques. Emphasis on

REQUIRED COURSES

Welding Technology

Total Certificate Hours: 33

First Semester

Number

Title

Hours

WELD 130

Fundamentals of Welding I

6

WELD 131

Oxyfuel/Plasma Cutting

3

WELD 140

Blueprint Reading I

3

MATH 101

General Math or higher

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

Total Semester Hours 18

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hours

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

WELD 133

Fundamentals of Welding II

6

WELD 132

Gas Metal Arc I(MIG)

6
 OR

WELD 136

Gas Tungsten Arc

6

Total Semester Hours 15

Evaluation Sheets

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

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