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The Welding/Metal Fabrication program prepares individuals as welders or metal fabricators. The curriculum focuses on the development of knowledge and skills in Oxy-fuel welding, brazing and cutting, plasma arc cutting and carbon arc cutting, Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) (TIG), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).
Students enrolled in the program may attain selected certifications from the following organizations:
The Welding/Metal Fabrication graduate is competent to:
Five-year Job Placement Rate is 94%
MATH 1050 Trigonometric Applications (credits - 4)
SPCH 2300 Public Speaking (credits - 3)
WELD 1060 General Welding (credits - 4)
WELD 1070 Applied Welding (credits - 4)
WELD 1210 Welding Blueprints (credits - 3)
INTC 1020 Safety in the Workplace (credits - 3)
PHYS 1030 Introduction to Physics (credits - 4) or PSCI 1010 Physical Science I (Physics and Chemistry) (credits - 4)
WELD 1130 Fabrication Tools and Processes (credits - 3)
WELD 2110 Inert Gas Arc Welding (credits - 3)
WELD 2120 Pipe Welding (credits - 3)
ENGL 1010 Composition I (credits - 3)
INTC 1010 Quality and Inspection (credits - 3)
INTC 1030 Industrial Concepts (credits - 3)
WELD 1010 Pattern Development I (credits - 3)
Elective Social/Behavioral Science Elective (an approved elective from the general education core) (credits - 3)
WELD 1410 Metallurgy and Materials Testing (credits - 4)
WELD 2010 Pattern Development II (credits - 2)
WELD 2150 Properties of Special Materials (credits - 2)
Elective Humanities Elective (an approved elective from the general education core) (credits - 3)
Total Credit Hours - 60
Additional courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in English, mathematics, and reading.
A student desiring to enroll in the Associate of Applied Science degree program in Industrial Technology - Concentration: Welding/Metal Fabrication must:
Please contact the following individuals for more information about this program:
Sam Rowell, Dean, Advanced Technologies
Jeremy Maskew, Instructor, Welding/Metal Fabrication
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