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Applied Shop Mathematics and Measuring Devices (WELD 1000)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  2.00   Lab Credits:  1.00  
Description:  This course covers math commonly used in metal fabrication industries. Problem-solving skills will be developed through classroom exercises related to work done on the job. Use of various measuring devices will also be covered.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1150.

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Oxy/Acetylene Brazing and Cutting (WELD 1050)

Credits:  2   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  1.00  
Description:  This course teaches the proper utilization of Oxy/Acetylene equipment and introduces you to brazing and cutting with compressed gasses. You will learn equipment safety and safe welding practices. Plasma arc cutting safety and applications will also be covered. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1100.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (WELD 1101)

Credits:  2   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  1.00  
Description:  This course introduces electrical arc welding with a flux coated electrode. You will be welding in the flat position with various types of electrodes. You will also learn arc welding safety and power sources.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or successful completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1050.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (WELD 1102)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course builds upon the skills and safety procedures in manipulating flux coated electrodes in WELD 1101. You will weld in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions with various types of electrodes. Weld testing and electrode selection are also covered.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or successful completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042.

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Welding for Related Trades (WELD 1105)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course will teach basic welding and cutting techniques for welding related trades such as HVAC, Electricians, and Machine Tool. You will learn about a variety of welding and cutting techniques.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 1300 or completion of READ 0200 or ESOL 0052.

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Blueprint Reading and Welding Symbols (WELD 1150)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  2.00   Lab Credits:  1.00  
Description:  This course covers basic blueprint reading related to welding and fabricating industrial products. You will interpret the information found on various types of drawings and become familiar with the welding symbols.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into ENGL 0900 or ESOL 0051 or completion of ESOL 0041.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1000.

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Layout and Volumes (WELD 1250)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course enables you to develop skills needed in the layout and fabrication of metal projects, aiding you in estimating material usage, piece part accuracy and production efficiency.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1000.

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Gas Metal Arc Welding (WELD 1300)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course covers the gas metal arc welding process known commonly as wirefeed or MIG welding. You will learn GMAW theory, power supplies and machine controls. Proper welding technique will also be covered as you utilize welding equipment to complete various projects.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1350

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Flux Core Arc Welding (WELD 1350)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course covers the flux core arc welding (FCAW) process known commonly as wirefeed welding. You will learn FCAW theory, power supplies and machine controls. You will also implement proper welding techniques as you use welding equipment to complete various projects.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1300

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding-DC Applications (WELD 1400)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course covers the theory, power sources and machine controls utilized in gas tungsten arc welding commonly known as TIG welding. You will be welding on a variety of materials using direct current. Proper welding technique will also be covered.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1450

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding-AC Applications (WELD 1450)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course covers the theory, power sources and machine controls utilized in gas tungsten arc welding commonly known as TIG welding. You will be welding on primarily aluminum alloys using alternating current. Proper welding technique will also be covered.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042.

Co-requisites:

WELD 1400

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Fabrication Shop/Equipment (WELD 1500)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to operate automated shop equipment. You will learn basic CNC (computer numerical control) programming associated with the use of a press brake, automated burning table and robotic arm (for automated welding).
Prerequisites:

WELD 1000.

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Pipe Welding (WELD 2600)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course will introduce basic welding techniques on steel pile. You will prepare, fit-up and produce welds on pipe which are visually examined and destructively tested. Prior experience in arc welding theory and technique is required. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1101 and WELD 1102.

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Advanced GTAW (WELD 2650)

Credits:  3   Lab Credits:  3.00  
Description:  In this course, you will perform gas tungsten arc welding on a variety of materials. You will utilize GTAW to fabricate projects to blueprint specification and perform root pass welds on pipe. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1150, WELD 1400, WELD 1450.

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Advanced Blueprint Reading and Welding Symbols (WELD 2700)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course builds on basic blueprint reading and welding symbols covered in WELD 1150. You will perform basic layout and fabricate parts to blueprint specifications. You will also learn to use piping diagrams and connections and fabricate fittings. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1150.

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Advanced GMAW (WELD 2800)

Credits:  3   Lab Credits:  3.00  
Description:  In this course, you will perform gas metal arc welding on a variety of materials. You will use GMAW to fabricate projects to blueprint specifications. You will also learn about welding economics. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1150, WELD 1300, WELD 1350.

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Welder Qualification (WELD 2850)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  In this course, you will learn documentation related to qualification procedures to various codes and standards. You will also perform welder qualification testing. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1000 or instructor approval.

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Advanced Shop Fabrication/Equipment (WELD 2900)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course builds on skills learned in WELD 2500. You will utilize computer controlled equipment to fabricate parts to blueprint specifications. You will also learn plasma cutting, press brake programming and robotic welding. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1500.

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Inspection and Testing (WELD 2950)

Credits:  2   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  1.00  
Description:  In this course, you will examine destructive and nondestructive testing methods. Visual inspection, dye penetrant, magnetic particle, tensile pull, bend test, macro and micro evaluation will be covered. Must be taken A-F.
Prerequisites:

WELD 1250.

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