Welding
INTRODUCTION TO WELDING
WELD 102
6 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 44 hours of lab
An introduction to the welding industry and the various career paths available within the industry. Practical application in general shop safety and department-required training on metal working equipment. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better, or concurrent enrollment in HLTH 102, and eligibility for MATH 030.
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]
WELDING BLUEPRINT READING
WELD 110
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Interpretation of welding blueprints, welding symbols, tolerances and structural shapes. [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]
GAS METAL ARC WELDING
WELD 140
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instructional theory and application of Gas Metal Arc Welding processes on ferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 141 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102 or consent of Instructional Unit.
GAS METAL ART FABRICATION
WELD 141
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Application of concepts of gas metal arc welding processes on ferrous metals with a focus on fabrication techniques, proper use of hand tools and equipment found in industry. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 140 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102 or consent of Instructional Unit.
FLUX CORE ARC WELDING
WELD 142
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instructional theory and application of arc cutting processes/oxyfuel cutting and flux core arc welding processes on ferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 143 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 140 and 141 or consent of Instructional Unit.
FLUX CORE ARC FABRICATION
WELD 143
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Application of concepts of flux core arc welding processes on ferrous metals with a focus on fabrication techniques, proper use of hand tools and equipment found in industry. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 142 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 140 and 141, or consent of Instructional Unit.
SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING
WELD 144
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instructional theory and application of arc cutting processes/oxyfuel cutting and shielded metal arc welding processes on ferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 141 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 142 and 143, or consent on Instructional Unit.
SHIELDED METAL ARC FABRICATION
WELD 145
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Application of concepts of shielded metal arc welding processes on ferrous metals with a focus on fabrication techniques, proper use of hand tools and equipment found in industry. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 140 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 142 and 143, or consent of Instructional Unit.
WELDING CERTIFICATION
WELD 156
2 Credits
44 hours of lab
Students will review the requirements to earn program required AWS welding certifications. Prerequisite: Successful completion with a "C" or better of WELD 102 and consent of Instructional Unit. [PNP]
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]
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]
GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
WELD 240
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instructional theory and application of arc cutting process/oxyfuel cutting and gas tungsten arc welding processes on ferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 241 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 144 and 145, or consent of Instructional Unit.
GAS TUNGSTEN ARC FABRICATION
WELD 241
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Application of concepts of gas tungsten arc welding processes on ferrous metals with a focus on fabrication techniques, proper use of hand tools and equipment found in industry. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 240 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 144 and 145, or consent of Instructional Unit.
ADVANCED WIRE FEED WELDING
WELD 242
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Advanced instructional theory and application of arc cutting processes/oxyfuel cutting, sub-arc welding and wire feed welding processes on ferrous and nonferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 243 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 142, 240 and 241, or consent of Instructional Unit.
ADVANCED WIRE FEED FABRICATION
WELD 243
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Application of concepts of wire feed welding processes on ferrous and non ferrous metals with a focus on fabrication techniques, proper use of hand tools and equipment found in industry. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 242 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 143, 240 and 241 or consent of Instructional Unit.
ADVANCED GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
WELD 244
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Advanced instructional theory and application of arc cutting processes/oxyfuel cutting and gas tungsten arc welding processes on ferrous and nonferrous metals. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 245 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 240, 242 and 243 or consent of Instructional Unit.
ADVANCED GAS TUNGSTEN ARC FABRICATION
WELD 245
6 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Application of concepts of advanced gas tungsten arc welding processes on nonferrous metals with a focus on fabrication techniques, proper use of hand tools and equipment found in industry. Concurrent enrollment in WELD 244 or consent of Instructional Unit. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in WELD 102, 241, 242 and 243, or consent of Instructional Unit.
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]