2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Welding and Joining Technology (WAJ2) Diploma

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Program Description:

The Welding and Joining Technology diploma is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowl­edge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology diploma, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests.

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Entrance Requirements:

Entrance Dates: Fall and Spring Semester (Pre-Occupational Courses Any Semester)

Age: Minimum of 16 years of age

Basic Skills Courses (8 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Curriculum (46 Credit Hours)

WELD 1000Introduction to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel and Plasma Cutting

4

WELD 1030Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1050Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1060Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1070Overhead Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Preparation for Industrial Qualification

4

XXXX xxxxOccupational Electives

6

Total Credit Hours: 54 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation