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Welding and Metal Fabrication
Course Code
WELD 1000  Credits 2.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Applied Shop Mathematics and Measuring Devices 
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 MATH 0070.

Co-requisites

WELD 1150.

 


Course Code
WELD 1050  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Oxy/Acetylene Brazing and Cutting 
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.

 


Course Code
WELD 1100  Credits 1.00 Lec 3.00 Lab View Details
Title Shielded Metal Arc Welding 
Description This course introduces electric arc welding with a flux-coated electrode. You will weld in all positions with various types of electrodes. Arc welding safety, power-sources and electrode selection are also covered. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Placement score into MATH 0070.

Co-requisites

WELD 1050.

 


Course Code
WELD 1105  Credits 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Welding for Related Trades 
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.



Course Code
WELD 1150  Credits 2.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Blueprint Reading and Welding Symbols 
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.

 


Course Code
WELD 2000  Credits 0.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Layout (Volumes) and Fixtures 
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.



Course Code
WELD 2050  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Gas Metal Arc Welding 
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 2100.

 


Course Code
WELD 2100  Credits 0.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Flux Core Arc Welding 
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 MATH 0070.

Co-requisites

WELD 2050.

 


Course Code
WELD 2150  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - DC Applications 
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 ENGL 0900 or ESOL 0051 or completion of ESOL 0041.

Co-requisites

WELD 2200.

 


Course Code
WELD 2200  Credits 0.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - AC Applications 
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 MATH 0070.

Co-requisites

WELD 2150.

 


Course Code
WELD 2500  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Fabrication Shop/Equipment 
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.



Course Code
WELD 2600  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Pipe Welding 
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 1100.



Course Code
WELD 2650  Credits 0.00 Lec 3.00 Lab View Details
Title Advanced GTAW 
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 2150, WELD 2200.



Course Code
WELD 2700  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Advanced Blueprint Reading and Welding Symbols 
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.



Course Code
WELD 2800  Credits 0.00 Lec 3.00 Lab View Details
Title Advanced GMAW 
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 2050, WELD 2100.



Course Code
WELD 2850  Credits 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Welder Qualification 
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.



Course Code
WELD 2900  Credits 0.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Advanced Shop Fabrication/Equipment 
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 2500.



Course Code
WELD 2950  Credits 1.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Inspection and Testing 
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 2000.