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Welding Technology

A QUICK INTRO

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provides the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Successful graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.

 

COURSE INFORMATION

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FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
DFT 151  CAD I 3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 3
    Totals 13

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3
WLD 115 SMAW (stick) Plate 5
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
Choose one of the following:  
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & Literacy 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
    Totals 15

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
WLD 261 Certification Processes 3
    Totals 8

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

COM 231 Public Speaking 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 3
WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 4
WLD 132 GMAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD 151 Fabrication I 4
    Totals 17

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
WLD 215 SMAW (Stick) Pipe 4
WLD 231 GTAW (TIG) Pipe 3
WLD 251 Fabrication II 3
    Totals 13

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FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 3
    Totals 13

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

WLD 115 SMAW (stick) Plate 5
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
Choose one of the following:  
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & Literacy 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
    Totals 12

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 4
WLD 132 GMAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD 151 Fabrication I 4
WLD 261 Certification Practices 2
    Totals 13

 

Click on title for course description.

 

FALL SEMESTER 

Prefix No. Title Credit
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 3
    Totals 9

 

SPRING SEMESTER 

WLD 115 SMAW (stick) Plate 5
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
    Totals 9
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Welding Program Coordinator/Instructor

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