WLD 116 – SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe

Welding
Lecture: 1 Lab: 9 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course is designed to enhance skills with the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on advancing manipulative skills with SMAW electrodes on varying joint geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to perform groove welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.  

WLD 117 – Industrial SMAW

Welding
Lecture: 1 Lab: 4 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the SMAW (stick) process for joining carbon steel components for industrial applications. Topics include padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, student should be able to safely perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon steel plate with prescribed electrodes.

WLD 121 – GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate

Welding
Lecture: 2 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, and Read More

WLD 122 – GMAW (MIG) Plate/Pipe

Welding
Lecture: 1 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course is designed to enhance skills with the gas metal arc (MIG) welding process. Emphasis is placed on advancing skills with the GMAW process making groove welds on carbon steel plate and pipe in various positions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform groove welds with prescribed electrodes on various joint geometry.

WLD 131 – GTAW (TIG) Plate

Welding
Lecture: 2 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials.

WLD 132 – GTAW (TIG) Plate/PIPE

Welding
Lecture: 1 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course is designed to enhance skills with the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include setup, joint preparation, and electrode selection with emphasis on manipulative skills in all welding positions on plate and pipe. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW welds with prescribed electrodes and filler materials on various joint Read More

WLD 141 – Symbols & Specifications

Welding
Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the basic symbols and specifications used in welding. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of lines, notes, welding symbols, and specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret symbols and specifications commonly used in welding.

WLD 151 – Fabrication I

Welding
Lecture: 2 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 4 Credits: 4
This course introductions the basic principles of fabrication. Emphasis is placed on safety, measurement, layout techniques, cutting, joining techniques, and the use of fabrication tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to perform layout activities and operate various fabrication and material handling equipment.

WLD 215 – SMAW (Stick) Plate

Welding
Lecture: 1 Lab: 9 Clinic: 0 Work: 4 Credits: 4
This course covers the knowledge and skills that apply to welding pipe. Topics include pipe positions, joint geometry, and preparation with emphasis placed on bead application, profile, and discontinuities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW welds to applicable codes on carbon steel pipe with prescribed electrodes in various positions.

WLD 251 – Fabrication II

Welding
Lecture: 1 Lab: 6 Clinic: 0 Work: 3 Credits: 3
This course covers advanced fabrication skills. Topics include advanced layout and assembly methods with emphasis on the safe and correct use of fabrication tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to fabricate projects from working drawings.