Welding

 

The Welding and Cutting Technology 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 Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Electives are available in advanced levels of welding and cutting.

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WLT 1115 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I This course is designed to teach students introductory welding techniques using the SMAW process. (5 sch: 1-hr lecture, 8-hr lab)

WLT 1225 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II This course is designed to teach students advanced welding techniques using the SMAW process. (5 sch: 1-hr lecture, 8-hr lab)

WLT 1173 Introduction to Welding and Safety This course is designed to give student an introduction to the welding profession and experience in safety procedures related to welding. (3 sch: 2-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)

WLT 1232 Blueprint Reading, Welding Symbols, and Metallurgy This course is designed to give the student experience in blueprint reading, welding symbols, and metallurgy. (2 sch: 1-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)

WLT 1135 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) This course is designed to give the student experience in various welding applications using the GTAW process. (5 sch: 1-hr lecture, 8-hr lab)

WLT 1124 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) This course is designed to give the student experience in various welding applications with the GMAW process using various modes of transfer. (4 sch: 1-hr lecture, 6-hr lab)

WLT 1143 Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) This course is designed to give the student experience using FCAW process. (3 sch: 1-hr lecture, 4-hr lab)

WLT 1313 Cutting Processes This course is designed to give the student experience in oxyfuel cutting principles and practices, air carbon cutting and gouging, and plasma arc cutting. (3 sch: 1-hr lecture, 4-hr lab)

WLT 1155 Pipe Welding This course is designed to give the student experience in pipe welding procedures. (5 sch: 1-hr lecture, 8-hr lab)

WLT 1252 Advanced Pipe Welding This course is designed to give the student advanced pipe welding techniques using shielded metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding processes. (2 sch: 1-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)

WLT 1162 Gas Metal Arc Aluminum Welding This course is designed to give the student experience in Gas Metal Aluminum Welding. (2 sch: 1-hr lecture, 2-hr lab)

WLT 1912 Special Problem in Welding and Cutting Technology A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Welding and Cutting Technology courses. The instructor and student work closely together to select a topic and establish criteria for completion of the project. (2 sch: 4-hr lab)


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