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WEL Welding

WEL 100 - Safety for Welders 1 credit                                                                      
Covers the hazards of welding on health and safety, locating essential safety information from a code or other standard, and identifying and applying shop safety procedures.
Co-requisite: WEL 101
(Contact hours – 22.5)
 
WEL 101 - Allied Cutting Processes 4 credits
Covers setting up equipment and performing cutting and gouging operations utilizing the oxyacetylene, air carbon arc, exothermic, and plasma arc cutting processes. This course will also provide an introduction to blueprint reading.
Co-requisite: WEL 100
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 103 -  Basic Shielded Metal Arc I 4 credits
Covers performing safety inspections, making minor repairs, adjusting operating parameters, and operating SMAW equipment utilizing E-6010 electrodes. Layout procedures and practices will also be introduced.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 107 - Railroad Welding I 3 Credits
Introduces fundamental cutting and welding skills required for welding to D15.1 Railroad welding Specification-Cars and Locomotives code.
(Contact hours – 67.5)
 
WEL 108 - Railroad Welding II 3 Credits
Develops the fundamental Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills, including theory, safety, and equipment set up and operation for welding to D15.1 Railroad welding Specification-Cars and Locomotives code.
(Contact hours – 67.5)
 
WEL 109 - Railroad Welding III 3 Credits
Develops the fundamental Gas Shielded Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW-G) skills, including theory, safety, and equipment set up and operation as it applies to the American Welding Society (AWS) D15.1 Railroad welding Specification-Cars and Locomotives code.
(Contact hours – 67.5)
 
WEL 110 - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc I 4 Credits
Covers safety inspections, minor repairs, operating parameters, operation of SMAW equipment, and SMAW operations on groove and fillet welds utilizing E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. Layout procedures will be practiced during this course.
(Contact hours - 90)
 
WEL 145 - Intro to Robotic Welding 2 Credits
Introduces the use of the teaching pendent to program a robotic welding machine. Will cover basic terminology, machine safety, programming of all six axis points, and weld sequencing. Provides practical application in programming and operating a robot welding machine.
(Contact hours – 45)
 
WEL 201 -  Gas Metal Arc Welding I 4 Credits
Covers safety inspections, minor repairs, operating parameters, operation of GMAW equipment on plain carbon steel utilizing short circuit and spray transfer, and fundamental metallurgy principles.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 202 - Gas Metal Arc Welding II 4 Credits
Covers safety inspections, minor repairs, operating parameters, operation of GMAW equipment utilizing a variety of electrodes and base metals, and fundamental principles of welding metallurgy to welding, fabrication, and inspection.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 204 - Flux Cored Arc Welding II 4 Credits
Covers safety inspections, minor repairs, operating parameters, operating FCAW equipment utilizing gas shielded wire, and applying fundamentals of welding applications and cost estimating to welding, fabrication, and inspection.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 224 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4 Credits
Covers welding in all positions on carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum plate and carbon steel pipe with the GTAW process. Student should be familiar with basic metallurgy pertaining to the weldability of metals, structural joints, and safety in the welding industry.
(Contact hours – 90)
           
WEL 230 - Pipe Welding I 4 Credits                                                                             
Covers safety inspections, minor repairs, operating parameters, and operation of SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW equipment in a variety of positions on plain carbon steel pipe joints. Also covers evaluating and solving complex welding and fabrication problems and administering hands on training and supervision to other students during assigned fabrication and welding operations.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 231 - Pipe Welding II 4 Credits
Learn to perform safety inspections, make minor repairs, adjust operating parameters, and operate SMAW and GTAW equipment on plain carbon steel pipe joints. The student should also be able to evaluate and solve complex welding and fabrication problems, administer hands on training and supervise other students during assigned fabrication and welding operations.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 250 - Layout and Fabrication 4 Credits
Develops welding and associated skills in the use of drawings and blueprints in planning. This course includes designing and layout projects.
(Contact hours – 90)
 
WEL 263 - Applied Metal Properties 4 Credits
Introduces the study of metal properties, hardness testing, heat treatment, cold working microscopic examination and application of common commercial alloys in industry.
(Contact hours - 67.5)

WEL 289 - Capstone 4 Credits
Offers individualized instruction at job site. The student is encouraged to develop skills needed to enter employment in the welding industry.
(Contact hours – 90)

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