Also see Business Technology for the Associate of Applied Science degree.
Weldor General (Two Semesters) The following courses are required for a certificate: WELD 100 Technical General Education 8 cr WELD 131 Welding Practice 1 12 cr WELD 132 Welding Practice II 12 cr WELD 140 Welding Theory 2 cr WELD 141 Mechanical Drawing 2 cr WELD 142 Blueprint Reading 2 cr WELD 143 Shop Math 2 cr TOTAL 40 cr Weldor-Fitter (Four Semesters) The following courses are required in addition to the Weldor General requirements for a certificate: WELD 231 Welding Practice III 13 cr WELD 232 Welding Practice IV 13 cr WELD 241 Metal Layout 3 cr WELD 243 Shop Math II 3 cr TOTAL 72 cr Associate of Applied Science Degree in Weldor-Fitter The following courses are required in addition to the Weldor-Fitter requirements: TGE 151 Applied Communications I 2 cr TGE 152 Applied Communications II 2 cr TGE 153 Applied Communications III 2 cr TGE 156 Applied Business Economics 2 cr TGE 158 Occupational Job Search 2 cr TGE 160 Occupational/Human Relations 2 cr TOTAL: 12 cr
Students who demonstrate adequate academic skill to succeed in the occupational content courses of the program will be given an "S" grade for WELD 100 and will not be required to attend the initial session.
WELD 100 Technical General Education 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 oxyacetylene 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.
TGE 151 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.
TGE 152 Applied Communications II 2 credits. The course expands on communication skills taught in TGE 151. New material taught in Applied Communications II includes writing business correspondence and technical reports.
TGE 153 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.
TGE 156 Applied Business Economics 2 credits. The course provides students with an overview of economic principles related to technical courses of study.
TGE 158 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.
TGE 160 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.
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