WELD 105 (4 credits)
Welding Blueprint Reading
A study of industrial blueprints. Emphasis on terminology, symbols, graphic description, and welding processes, including systems of measurement and industry standards. Interpretation of plans and drawings used by industry.

WELD 110 (3 credits)
Oxy-Fuel Welding and Related Processes
Provides technical information and hands-on experience in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions using oxygen fuel welding and cutting processes. Topics include rod sizes, common flaws, types of welds, brazing operations and joint designs.

WELD 120 (4 credits)
Shielded Metal Arc Welding 1
The course develops skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW I). Students will learn applications, set-ups, operations, and troubleshooting of this processes. Significant hands-on practice is provided.

WELD 150 (1 credit)
Introduction to Safety


WELD 155 (3 credits)
Gas Metal Arc Welding
The course develops skills in Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW). Students will learn applications, set-ups, operations, and troubleshooting of these processes. Significant hands-on practice is provided.

WELD 160 (3 credits)
Gas Metal Arc Welding 2
The course develops skills in Gas Metal Arc Welding II (GMAW). Students will learn applications, set-ups, operations, and troubleshooting of these processes. Significant hands-on practice is provided.
Prerequisite WELD 155

WELD 165
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (3 credits)
The course develops skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW). Students will learn applications, set-ups, operations, and troubleshooting of these processes. Significant hands-on practice is provided.
Prerequisite none

WELD 170
Gas Tungstesn Arc Welding 2 (3 credits)
The course develops skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II (GTAW). Students will learn applications, set-ups, operations, and troubleshooting of these processes. Significant hands-on practice is provided in advanced skills.
Prerequisite WELD 165

WELD 205
Flux cored and submerged arc welding (3 credits)
This course is an advanced welding application & safety, set-up, wire identification, current, shielding gases, operations and troubleshooting techniques of the process. Significant hands-on application designed to provide training in advancement of welding skills using the FCAW and SAW on carbon steels using small and large diameter flux-cored electrodes in all positions on fillet and groove welds.
Prerequisite: WELD 155, WELD 160

WELD 220
Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2 (3 credits)
This course is an advanced welding application & safety, current selection, electrode identification, welding methods, operations and troubleshooting techniques of the process. Significant hands-on application designed to provide training in advancement of welding skills on carbon and stainless steels using various electrodes in all positions on fillet and groove welds.
Prerequisite: WELD 120

WELD 225 (3 credits)
Metallurgy
This course develops the understanding of physical characteristics and mechanical properties of metals for welding application. This program is designed to provide training in identifying base metals and selection of weld filler metals and understand how welding heat affects base metals during the welding process.
Prerequisite: none

WELD 230 (3 credits)
Special Welding Processes
This course is an advanced welding application & safety, set-up, wire identification, current, shielding gases, operations and troubleshooting techniques of the process. Significant hands-on application designed to provide training in advancement of welding skills using the Submerged Arc Welding (SAW), Stud Welding and Tube Welding processes on carbon and Stainless steels using specialized equipment in various positions.
Prerequisite: WELD 155, WELD 165

WELD 260 (3 credits)
Gas Metal Arc Welding 3
This course is an advanced welding application & safety, set-up, wire identification, current, shielding gases, operations and troubleshooting techniques of the process. Significant hands-on application designed to provide training in development of welding skills on aluminum, carbon and stainless steels on all positions on fillet and groove welds.
Prerequisite: WELD 155, WELD 160

WELD 270 (3 credits)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
This course is an advanced welding application, set-up, welding rod identification, current, polarity and high frequency, shielding gases, operations and troubleshooting techniques of the process. Significant hands-on application designed to provide training in advancement of welding skills on aluminum, carbon and stainless steels using various filler metals in all positions on fillet and groove welds.
Prerequisite: WELD 165, WELD 170

WELD 275 (3 credits)
Pipe Welding
This course develops pipe welding application, preparation and set-up, current, shielding gases, welding techniques and quality inspection of the welds. Significant hands-on application designed to provide training in development of pipe welding skills on carbon steels pipe using various welding processes in all positions on groove welds.
Prerequisite: WELD 120, WELD 220

WELD 280 (3 credits)
Non-Destructive Testing
This course introduces the welder of non-destructive examination methods to determine the physical properties of a weld and to predict the service life of a weld. Students will learn to differentiate between destructive and non-destructive testing methods to identify discontinuities and defects in welds by using various non-destructive testing equipment to various specifications and codes.
Prerequisite: WELD 105