Welding
WELDING FABRICATION
WELD 056
1 - 2 Credits
44 hours of lab
Opportunity for students to organize and complete projects. Also to complete welder certification. Concurrent enrollment in the welding program or journeyman level. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.
RELATED WELDING FOR DIESEL
WELD 101
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practice in related welding for students enrolled in the Diesel Technology program. Oxy-acetylene and electric arc welding processes will be covered. [GE]
RELATED WELDING FOR AUTOMOTIVE
WELD 105
3 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Instruction and practice in related welding for students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program. Oxy-acetylene and gas metal arc welding processes will be covered. [GE]
EXPLORING WELDING I
WELD 107
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practice of arc welding processes, oxyfuel processes, and fabrication machinery for beginning to advanced welders. Specialized instruction and American Welding Society welder certification is available to advanced students. [GE]
EXPLORING WELDING II
WELD 108
4 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
Instruction and practice of arc welding processes, oxyfuel processes, and fabrication machinery for beginning to advanced welders. Specialized instruction and American Welding Society welder certification is available to advanced students. [GE]
WELDING BLUEPRINT READING
WELD 110
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Interpretation of welding blueprints, welding symbols, tolerances and structural shapes. [GE]
INTRODUCTION TO WELDING INDUSTRY
WELD 111
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Welding and shop safety, oxy-fuel theory (fusion, welding, braze welding, brazing, flame cutting), shielded metal arc welding, filler metal identification, joint design, welding codes and specifications. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 112 required. [GE]
OXY-ACETYLENE AND SHIELDED METAL ARC LAB
WELD 112
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Shop practice in concepts and topics covered in WELD 111 including three weeks of oxy-fuel applications and cutting, and seven weeks of shielded metal arc using E6010/E6011 electrode, and related processes. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 111 required. [GE]
SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING THEORY I
WELD 113
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Welding and shop safety, S.M.A.W. power sources, and basic metallurgy. Weld evaluation and quality control, destructive and non-destructive testing and metal removal processes. WELD 111 recommended. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING LAB I
WELD 114
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Application of concepts and topics covered in WELD 113. Ten weeks shielded metal arc welding using E7018 electrode in all positions, and related processes. WELD 112 recommended. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING THEORY II
WELD 115
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Welding fabrication, pipe welding, repair and maintenance welding, and special welding processes using shielded metal arc, and oxy-fuel processes. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 116 required. Prerequisite: WELD 113. [GE]
SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING LAB II
WELD 116
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Application of concepts and topics covered in WELD 115 to do a variety of projects covering fabrication and repair. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 115 required. Prerequisite: WELD 114. [GE]
ARC/OXY FUEL WELDING
WELD 117
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Welding theory and practical applications in the use of oxy-fuel equipment and shielded metal arc welding (stick). Designed for beginners to intermediate welders. [GE]
WIRE FEED AND TIG WELDING I
WELD 118
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Welding theory and practical applications in the use of the Wire Feed Welding process and use of the TIG Welding process. Designed for beginners to intermediate welders. [GE]
WIRE FEED AND TIG WELDING II
WELD 119
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Welding theory and practical applications in the use of the Wire Feed process and use of the TIG Welding process. Designed for intermediate to advanced welders. [GE]
WELDED SCULPTURE LAB I
WELD 120
3 Credits
66 hours of lab
Development of a rudimentary expressive design language using welded metal as a medium. Exploration of beginning welding and metal-working skills. Concurrent enrollment in ART 295 required. [GE]
WELDING SCULPTURE LAB II
WELD 121
3 Credits
66 hours of lab
Three dimensional design problems are explored while creating a welded metal sculpture. Gas metal arc welding and plasma arc cutting are introduced. Use of hydraulic power equipment and metal cut-off equipment is covered. Concurrent enrollment in ART 296 required. [GE]
WELDED SCULPTURE LAB III
WELD 122
3 Credits
66 hours of lab
A fabricated welded metal sculpture is created while learning advanced metal working skills. The gas tungsten arc welding process and resistance welding are covered. Concurrent enrollment in ART 297 required. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
WELD 199
1 - 5 Credits
165 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
WELD 221
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Tungsten inert gas welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Study of the various types of shielding gases and filler metals. [GE]
GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING LAB
WELD 222
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Application of concepts and topics covered in WELD 221. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 221 required. [GE]
SEMI-AUTOMATIC WELDING
WELD 223
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Semi-automatic production welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Short arc, flux core and spray arc welding processes. Effect of various shielding gases and filler metals. WELD 221 recommended. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SEMI-AUTOMATIC WELDING LAB
WELD 224
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Application of concepts and topics covered in WELD 223. WELD 222 recommended. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SPECIAL WELDING PROCESSES
WELD 225
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Submerged arc, resistance, welder certification, weld procedures, GMAW pulse arc, non-ferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 226 required. Prerequisite: WELD 223 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
PRODUCTION WELDING PROCESSES
WELD 226
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Application of concepts and topics covered in WELD 225. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 225 required. Prerequisite: WELD 224 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ELEMENTARY METALLURGY
WELD 235
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Physical metallurgy oriented towards the metal working trades, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, manufacturing methods, material classification and identification, thermal processing, and joining. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 236 required. [GE]
ELEMENTARY METALLURGY LAB
WELD 236
2 Credits
44 hours of lab
Application of physical metallurgy oriented towards the metal working trades, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, manufacturing methods, material classification and identification, thermal processing, and joining. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 235 required. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
WELD 280
1 - 6 Credits
66 hours of lecture
Selected topics in Welding as listed in the quarterly class schedule. Repeatable for credit. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
WELD 290
1 - 5 Credits
Projects assigned according to needs and abilities of the student. Hours arranged with instructor. Maximum of 15 credits allowed toward a certificate or degree. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit required. [GE]