Academic Catalog 2020-2021

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Welding (WELD)

WELD 1000 — Introduction to Welding   3 credit hours

WELD 1000 – Introduction to Welding Introduction to welding fundamentals and safety awareness. In this course students will learn to use a variety of welding tools, select proper equipment needed for various types of metals, proper techniques for cutting metal, basic operations of oxy-acetylene arc welding - including machine setup, striking an arc, and running a bead. This class will primarily focus on basic T-joint fillet welds. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab fee: $50.00 (Fees are subject to change) 3.00 Lecture Hours 2.00 Lab Hours 3.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: NONE Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

Schedule type: Web

WELD 1110 — Shielded Metal Arc Welding I   3 credit hours

WELD 1110 – Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) I In this course, students will get familiar with using welding machinery and properly setting up gas cylinders and regulators. Students will practice the basic operations of Shielded Metal Arc Welding and learn techniques and skills used for beginner level welding positions like Flat 1G & Horizontal 2G, in which students will be able to test with an AWS inspector and earn certification. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee: $50.00 (Fees are subject to change) 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 3.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1000 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

Pre-requisite(s): WELD 1000

Schedule type: Independent Study

WELD 1200 — Shielded Metal Arc Welding II   3 credit hours

WELD 1200 – Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) II This course is the second level of Shielded Metal Arc Welding and reiterates themes from SMAW I, but offers intermediate welding applications in positions like Horizontal 2G & Vertical 3G, in which students will be able to test with an AWS inspector and earn certification. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 3.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1110 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

Pre-requisite(s): WELD 1110

Schedule type: Independent Study

WELD 1300 — Shielded Metal Arc Welding III   4 credit hours

WELD 1300 – Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) III This is the third level of Shielded Metal Arc Welding and reiterates themes in SMAW II, but offers advanced welding applications in positions like Vertical 3G & Overhead 4G, in which students will be able to test with an AWS inspector and earn certification. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee: $50.00 (Fees are subject to change) 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 4.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1200 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

Pre-requisite(s): WELD 1200

WELD 1600 — Gas Metal Arc Welding   3 credit hours

An introduction to MIG welding; students will learn how to properly operate a MIG welder and gain experience in the different types of joints and welding positions relating to Gas Metal Arc Welding. In addition to steel, students will be able to weld and fabricate with a variety of other metals like aluminum & copper. Students will have the opportunity to test for a MIG certification with an AWS inspector. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 3.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1300 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

WELD 1800 — Flux-Cored Arc Welding   3 credit hours

An introduction to Flux-cored arc welding; students will learn how to properly operate a Fluxcore welder and gain experience in the different types of joints and welding positions relating to Flux-cored arc welding. Students will have the opportunity to test for a Flux-core certification with an AWS inspector. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 3.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1300 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

WELD 2000 — Open Root Welding   4 credit hours

In this course students will learn how to weld structure without the use of a backing strip. This technique is a precursor to welding pipe. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 4.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1300 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

WELD 2100 — SMAW Pipe I   5 credit hours

This is the first level of pipe welding; students will learn techniques and skills associated with welding pipe, specifically in beginner positions like 2G Horizontal & 5G Vertical. Students will have the opportunity to test with an AWS inspector for certification. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 5.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 2000 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

WELD 2200 — SMAW Pipe II   5 credit hours

This is the second level of pipe welding and reiterates the themes in SMAW Pipe I, but offers instruction in the most sought after, advanced positions of 6G Inclined & 6GR Inclined w/restriction. Students will have the opportunity to test with an AWS inspector for certification. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 5.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 2100 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

WELD 2800 — Gas Tungsten Arc Welding   5 credit hours

An introduction to Tungsten Inert Gas welding; students will learn how to properly operate a TIG welder and gain experience in the different types of joints and welding positions relating to Gas Tungsten Arc welding. In addition to steel, students will be able to weld and fabricate with a variety of other metals like aluminum & copper. TIG welding requires the highest level of skill, therefore experience with welding in other forms is required for this class. Students will have the opportunity to test for a TIG certification with an AWS inspector. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Lab Fee 1.00 Lecture Hours 4.00 Lab Hours 5.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable PREREQUISITE: WELD 1600, WELD 1800, and WELD 2200 Level: Undergraduate Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab

WELD 2900 — Blueprint Rdng for Weld&Fabric   3 credit hours

In this course, students learn the basic welding symbols and instructions used in blueprints designed for welding & metal fabrication. Students will also demonstrate welds that correspond to blueprint instruction. As a result of this course, students will be able to identify welding symbols in blueprints and understand the basic instructions implied. Safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be emphasized in all aspects of setup and execution throughout the course. Course Fee: $50.00 (Fees are subject to change) 2.00 Lecture Hours 2.00 Lab Hours 3.00 Credit Hours Not Transferable

Pre-requisite(s): WELD 1000

Co-requisite(s): WELD 1000

Schedule type: Web