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Curriculum – Welding

Welding Diploma

First Year - First Term
IND-190 Skills and Safety in Industry 1 s.h.
MAT-801 Applied Math A* 1 s.h.
MAT-802 Applied Math B** 1 s.h.
MFG-108 Computer Aided Drafting*** 2 s.h.
WEL-110 Welding Blueprint Reading 2 s.h.
WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit 2 s.h.
WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1 2 s.h.
WEL-262 Thermal Cutting Processes I
Manual and Mechanized OxyFuel Cutting: SENSE 1
2 s.h.
WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Weld I 3 s.h.
WEL-275 Shielded Metal Arc Welding IL: SENSE1 3 s.h.
19 s.h.
Second Term
BCA-119 Computer Orientation 1 s.h.
ENG-701 Communications I 3 s.h.
SDV-135 Job Seeking Skills 1 s.h.
WEL-240 Welding Fabrication/certification**** 3 s.h.
WEL-250 Welding Automation**** 2 s.h.
WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Carbon Steel: SENSE 1***** 2 s.h.
WEL-252 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Aluminum: SENSE 1+ 1 s.h.
WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Stainless Steel: SENSE 1+ 1 s.h.
WEL-280 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Self-Shielded): SENSE1++ 2 s.h.
WEL-281 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas-Shielded): SENSE1++ 2 s.h.
18 s.h.
Total Program Hours 37 s.h.

*Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of at least 49, or ACT math score of at least 16, or MAT-063 Pre-Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of at least 59, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 50, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 21.

**Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-Algebra score of at least 49, or ACT math score of at least 16, or MAT-063 Pre-Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or Accuplacer Arithmetic score of at least 59, or Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score of at least 50, or Accuplacer College Math score of at least 21.

*** Prerequisite: MFG-120 Machine Trade Print Reading I, MFG-130, Machine Trade Print Reading II, or instructor permission.

****Prerequisites: WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1, WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1, WEL-280 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Self-Shielded): SENSE1, and WEL-281 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas-Shielded): SENSE1.

*****Prerequisite: IND-190 Skills & Safety in Industry.

+Prerequisite: IND-190 Skills and Safety in Industry; Co-requisites: WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel: SENSE1 and WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel: SENSE1.

++Prerequisites: IND-190 Skills & Safety in Industry, WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 and WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1.

Other Elective Welding Courses
WEL-108 Oxy-acetylene Welding and Cutting and Shielded
Metal Arc Welding
2 s.h.
WEL-109 Gas Metal Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 s.h.
WEL-335 Ag and Industry Welding 2 s.h.

 

Welding Certificate

First Term
WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 2 s.h.
WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1 2 s.h.
WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1 3 s.h.
WEL-275 Shielded Metal Arc Welding IL: SENSE1 3 s.h.
10 s.h.
Second Term
WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel: SENSE1* 2 s.h.
WEL-252 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Aluminum: SENSE1** 1 s.h.
WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
for Austenitic Stainless Steel: SENSE1**
1 s.h.
WEL-280 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Self-Shielded): SENSE1*** 2 s.h.
WEL-281 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas-Shielded): SENSE1*** 2 s.h.
8 s.h.
Total Program Hours 18 s.h.

*Prerequisite: IND-190 Skills & Safety in Industry.

**Prerequisite: IND-190 Skills and Safety in Industry; Co-requisites: WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel: SENSE1 and WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel: SENSE1.

***Prerequisites: IND-190 Skills & Safety in Industry, WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 and WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1.

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