Welding Technology Diploma D50420

Curriculum Description:
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and application essential for successful employment in the welding and metals industry.

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.

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.

Diploma Course and Hour Requirements:  41 Semester Hours Credit

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I.      General Education Courses (6 SHC)

ENG 101Applied Communications I30003
MAT 110Mathematical Measurement & Literacy22003

II.     Major Courses  (18 SHC)

WLD 110Cutting Processes13002
WLD 115SMAW (stick) Plate29005
WLD 121GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate26004
WLD 131GTAW (TIG) Plate26004
WLD 141Symbols & Specifications22003

        Other Major Hours (17 SHC)

WLD 112Basic Welding Processes13002
WLD 122GMAW (MIG) Plate/Pipe16003
WLD 116SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe19004
WLD 151Fabrication I26004
WLD 143Welding Metallurgy12002
WLD 261Certification Practices13002

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