The Welding and Cutting Curriculum is designed to prepare the student for entry level employment in the field of welding and cutting. The curriculum includes Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Are Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxy fuel Cutting, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Electives are available in advanced levels of Welding and Cutting.

Welding and Cutting Technology AAS Degree

Major Code: WLD

Advisor: H. Striplin, Jr. 

The Welding and Cutting Curriculum, a one-year certificate program, is designed to prepare the student for entry level employment in the field of welding and cutting. The curriculum includes Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Are Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Students are encouraged to improve skills in Reading, Applied Math and Locating Information.

 


FRESHMAN YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

WLV 1114 

Shld. Metal Arc Welding I

4

WLV 1143 

Flux Cored Arc Welding

3

WLV 1171 

Safety, Inspect. & Test Princ.

1

WLV 1225 

Shld. Metal Arc Welding II

5

WLV 1232 

Draw. & Weld. Symbol Inter.

2

 LLS 1311 

Orientation 1

TOTAL

 

16


FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

WLV 1124 

Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

WLV 1135 

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

5

WLV 1314 

Cutting Process

4

 CTE 1511

Computational Math and Reading Comprehension 1

TOTAL

 

14


SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL

 

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

WLV 1154

Pipe Welding

4

WLV 1253

Advanced Pipe Welding

 

3

WLV 1163

Gas Metal Arc Aluminum Welding

3

WLV 1912

Special Projects in Arc Welding

2

WBL 2923

Work-Based Learning

3

TOTAL

 

15


SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

SPT 1113

Public Speaking

3

ENG 1113

English Composition I

3

 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

Social/Behavioral Science 3
 Math/Natural Science3

TOTAL

 

15