Welding Technology (WLD)

Welding

Course Information Cr Hrs
WLD-101 Welding Fundamentals

This course provides study and practice of fundamental welding processes that include oxyacetylene, metallic arc, MIG and TIG. This does not satisfy any OTC requirements within the A.A. or A.A.S. degree programs. This course should be taken as general elective only.

3-2-2
WLD-111 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

This course is an application of entry level skills and knowledge of shielded metal arc welding, oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, and carbon arc cutting and gouging are taught in this course. Standards set by the American Welding Society (AWS) are utilized in both classroom study and laboratory work.

4-2-4
WLD-112 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

This course follows WLD 111 and introduces the student to the entry level skills and knowledge of welding the various joint designs in various welding positions with the shielded metal arc welding process.

 Prerequisite: WLD 111.
4-2-4
WLD-113 Gas Metal and Flux Cored Arc Welding

The student will learn and apply entry level skills and knowledge of welding with gas metal and flux cored arc welding processes. Standards set by the American Welding Society (AWS) are utilized in both classroom study and laboratory work.

4-2-4
WLD-114 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course examines safe practices in the welding industry as well as welding theory, terms, and definitions. Students will weld on carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

4-2-4
WLD-221 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding

This course provides an in-depth study and application of skills and knowledge of shielded metal arc welding, oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, and carbon arc gouging using standards set forth by the American Welding Society (AWS).

 Prerequisites: WLD 111 and WLD 112.
4-2-4
WLD-222 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding

This course provides the student with an in-depth study of advanced skills and knowledge of the gas metal arc welding process.

 Prerequisite: WLD 113.
4-2-4
WLD-223 Advanced Flux Cored Arc Welding

This course provides the student with an in-depth study of advanced skills and knowledge of the flux cored arc welding process. Welding theory terms and definitions as well as self-shielded and gas shielded electrodes are applied.

 Prerequisite: WLD 113.
4-2-4
WLD-224 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course provides the student with an in-depth study of advanced skills and knowledge of welding with the gas tungsten arc welding process.

 Prerequisite: WLD 114.
4-2-4
WLD-225 Welding Inspection Technology I

This course introduces the student to the skills and knowledge required to become a welding inspector.

4-3-2
WLD-226 Welding Inspection Technology II

This course is a continuation of the study of the skills and practice required to become a welding inspector.

 Prerequisite: WLD 225.
4-3-2
WLD-230 Industrial Welding Specialist

This course introduces students to entry level skills and knowledge of shielded metal arc welding, oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting and carbon arc cutting and gouging. Students are also introduced to welding the various joint designs in different welding positions with the shielded metal arc welding process. Welding with the gas metal, flux cored, and gas tungsten arc welding process are introduced to students.

32-16-32
WLD-235 Fabrication and Finishing

This course will introduce the students to advanced fabrication and finishing techniques commonly used in the local stainless steel industry.  Skills developed will include blueprint reading, material documentation, fabrication and finishing.  This is an advanced course that will apply collective knowledge of the major welding processes.

 Grade of "C" or better in WLD 230 and concurrent enrollment in WLD 223 and WLD 224.
4-2-4
WLD-290 Co-Operative Ed/Intern/Related Elective

This course is comprised of a supervised work experience in the major field which provides the student with the opportunity to make practical application of the knowledge and skills attained through coursework. An individualized instructional management plan will determine goals to be accomplished. Seminars may also be required.

 Prerequisites: Completion of 30 credit hours and 2.0 GPA, or advisorís approval. Please see the department chair of the specific program area for application.
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