WELD 100 Academic Skill Development 1-8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, and science. Study of oral and written communications.
WELD 131 Welding Practice I 12 credits. Welding practice on the techniques to make successful welds with oxy-acetylene and fillet welds with 7018 electrodes.
WELD 132 Welding Practice II 12 credits. Practice on the techniques to make successful welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions on open butt joints. PREREQ: WELD 131.
WELD 140 Welding Theory I 2 credits. Processing and manufacturing of ferrous and nonferrous metals; effect welding has on different metals, how to weld them and the heat treatment of them.
WELD 141 Mechanical Drawing 2 credits. Proper care and use of equipment, alphabet of lines, orthographic projections, dimensioning, section view drawing, freehand sketching of isometrics, pattern development and geometric construction.
WELD 142 Blueprint Reading 2 credits. Study of trades symbols, dimensioning from working drawings of the trade. Identification of lines, views, materials and dimensions; study of basic drawings of welding trade.
WELD 143 Shop Math I 2 credits. Basic study of trade math concentrating on basic arithmetic, common fractions, decimals, ratio, percentages, square root, and appropriate conversions as they apply to the welding trade.
WELD 159 Arc Welding 1-8 credits (variable). Special course with emphasis on shop practice in the general areas of arc welding. Open for enrollment only with approval of the advisor, program coordinator and Applied-Tech counselor. (This is a special certificate option).
WELD 231 Welding Practice III 13 credits. Low hydrogen, stainless steel, and pipe welding techniques in shop applications. PREREQ: WELD 132.
WELD 232 Welding Practice IV 13 credits. Tungsten inert gas and semiautomatic welding techniques and procedures. PREREQ: WELD 231.
WELD 241 Metal Layout 3 credits. Introduction to geometric construction, principles of metal layout, special trade charts and tables, and basic slide rules. PREREQ: WELD 141.
WELD 243 Shop Math II 3 credits. Continuation of WELD 143, with introduction to specific trade formulas, basic algebra, proportions, right triangle math, trigonometry, special trade charts and tables, and electronic calculators. PREREQ: WELD 143.
RELT 101 Applied Communications I 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied written communication skills: The mechanics of written composition, technical terms, spelling and definition, basic computer literacy and technical writing and reporting formats.
RELT 102 Applied Communications II 2 credits. The course expands on communication skills taught in RELT 101. New material taught in Applied Communications II includes writing business correspondence and technical reports.
RELT 201 Applied Communications III 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied oral communication skills. Business speaking and effective oral communications will be taught.
RELT 202 Applied Business Economics 2 credits. The course provides students with an overview of economic principles related to technical courses of study.
RELT 206 Occupational Job Search 2 credits. The course provides students with knowledge and abilities in the areas of employment process skills. Job acquisition and maintenance skills and job market analysis are the core of this course.
RELT 207 Occupational/Human Relations 2 credits. The course provides a study of human behavior in an occupational environment with emphasis on communications, motivation, leadership and personal attitude.