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Welding Technology

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.

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.

Welding Technology (D50420), Diploma

Diploma Requirements, Evening Program (43 Credit Hours)

Fall Semester (11 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 1
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 5
WLD 141 Symbols and Specifications 3
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 11

Spring Semester (8 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Pipe 4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 8

Fall Semester (9 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
WLD 116 SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe 4
WLD 122 GMAW (MIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD 143 Welding Metallurgy 2
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 9

Spring Semester (15 Credit Hours)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
ENG 110 Freshman Composition 3
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD 151 Fabrication I 4
WLD 261 Certification Practices 2
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 15

Developmental Requirements:

MAT 110:

  • MAT 003

State Co-Requisites MAT 010

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