Welding Program

WELDING TECHNOLOGY
 

CAREER SKILLS CERTIFICATES/INDUSTRIAL and STRUCTURAL WELDING

CAREER SKILLS CERTIFICATES/ROBOTIC WELDING

 The Welding Technology Certificate Program is a full-time program of study combining classroom theory with “hands-on” practice in the laboratory or shop. The program is designed to provide qualified individuals the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to obtain a certificate verifying their competency in the basic requirements of Welding Technology.

CAREER SKILLS CERTIFICATES

Industrial and Structural Welding
Area I     English                                                     3 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
ENG101
English Comp. I
3
3
ENG102
English Comp II
3
3
COM100
Intro Technical English I
3
3
Area II   Humanities/Fine Arts
                No requirements
Area III Natural Sciences/Mathematics/
                Computer Science                                   6 credits
Choose from the standard list of courses for Area III listed in the General Education Section. At least one math class and one computer class are required.
Area IV History/Social/Behavioral Science
                No Requirements   
Area V    Institutional Requirement                     2 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
ORI101
1 Orientation to College
1
1
WKO107
2 Workplace Skills Preparation
1
2
1 Must be taken in the first semester.
2 Must be taken in the final semester.
Note: Students must register for GRA123, a non-credit institutional course, in order to participate in the graduation program
Area VI Core/Technical Concentration            18 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
WDT123
SMAW Fillet/ PAC/CAC Lab
3
9
WDT124
Gas Metal ARC/FLUX Lab
3
9
WDT155
     or
GTAW Carbon Pip Lab
 
3
 
9
WDT156
     or
GTAW Stainless Pipe Lab
3
9
WDT268
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Lab
 
3
9
WDT157
      or
Consumable
Welding Process
 
3
7
WDT158
Consumable Welding Process Lab
3
9
WDT258
Certification Lab
3
9
WDT223
Blueprint Reading for Fabrication
 
3
7
                Total Certificate Credit Hours                     29 
     

          CAREER SKILLS CERTIFICATES

Robotic Welding
Area I     English                                                     3 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
ENG101
English Comp. I
3
3
ENG102
English Comp II
3
3
COM100
Intro Technical English I
3
3
Area II   Humanities/Fine Arts
                No requirements
Area III Natural Sciences/Mathematics/
                Computer Science                                   6 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
CIS146
Microcomputer Applications
3
3
MTH116
Mathematical Applications
3
3
MTH110 or MTH112 or higher may be substituted for MTH116
Area IV History/Social/Behavioral Science
                No Requirements   
Area V    Institutional Requirement                     2 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
ORI101
1 Orientation to College
1
1
WKO107
2 Workplace Skills Preparation
1
2
1 Must be taken in the first semester.
2 Must be taken in the final semester.
Note: Students must register for GRA123, a non-credit institutional course, in order to participate in the graduation program
Area VI Core/Technical Concentration           18 credits
Course
Title
Cr Hrs
Cont Hrs
WDT123
SMAW Fillet/ PAC/CAC Lab
3
9
WDT124
Gas Metal ARC/FLUX Lab
3
9
WDT157
      or
Consumable
Welding Process
 
3
7
WDT158
Consumable Welding Process Lab
3
9
WDT160
Robotics Lab I
3
7
WDT223
Blueprint Reading for Fabrication
 
3
7
INT253
Industrial Robotics
3
5
                Total Certificate Credit Hours                     29     
 

The requirements for each program are subject to change.  Please consult your program advisor to ensure adherence to the appropriate degree plan.