Academics

    WLD

    WLD 102  Introduction to Welding  (1-3-2)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers the principles of welding, cutting and basic procedures for safety in using welding equipment.

    WLD 103  Print Reading I  (1-0-1)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    This is a basic course that covers the fundamentals of print reading, the meaning of lines, views dimensions, notes, specifications, and structural shapes. Welding symbols and assembly drawings as used in fabrication work are all covered.

    WLD 108  Gas Metal Arc Welding I  (2-6-4)
    Offered Fall and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite: WLD 160 or AMT 205
    This course covers equipment setup and the fundamental techniques for welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

    WLD 110  Welding Safety and Health  (1-0-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course is an introduction to safety and health hazards associated with welding and related processes.

    WLD 111  Arc Welding I  (1-9-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers the safety, equipment and skills used in the shielded metal arc welding process.  Fillet welds are made to visual criteria in several positions.

    WLD 113  Arc Welding II  (1-9-4)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 111
    This course is a study of arc welding of ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals.

    WLD 115  Arc Welding III  (2-6-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 113
    This course covers techniques used in preparation for structural plate and pipe testing according to appropriate welding standards.

    WLD 132  Inert Gas Welding Ferrous  (1-9-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course covers set up and adjustment of equipment and fundamental techniques for welding ferrous metals.

    WLD 135  Inert Gas Welding of Aluminum  (1-9-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 132
    This course covers the set-up and adjustment of equipment and fundamental techniques of welding aluminum.

    WLD 136  Advanced Inert Gas Welding  (0-6-2)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 132
    This course covers the techniques for all positions of welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

    WLD 141  Weld Quality  (2-0-2)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This is an introductory course in weld quality assurance.

    WLD 150  Specialized Welding  (1-9-4)
    Offered Fall and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 108 or MIG welding experience
    This course covers flux core and gas metal arc welding.

    WLD 152  Tungsten Arc Welding  (1-9-4)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 136 or TIG welding experience
    This course covers gas tungsten arc welding of carbon steel filler metal and carbon steel metals with stainless steel filler metals.

    WLD 154  Pipe Fitting and Welding  (2-6-4)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 113 or WLD 132
    This is a basic course in fitting and welding pipe joints, either ferrous or non-ferrous, using standard processes.

    WLD 160  Fabrication Welding  (1-6-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 103
    This course covers the layout and fabrication procedures as they pertain to sheet metal and structural steel shapes. The course will also include shop safety and hand and power tools.

    WLD 208  Advanced Pipe Welding  (0-9-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  WLD 136
    This course is a study of advanced pipe welding.  It also covers the process as to fit and weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals.