Idaho State University Undergraduate Catalog 1999-2000
Welding2 Semester and 4 Semester Program Options
Program Coordinator and Instructor: Rost
Instructors: Humpherys, Treasure, and Staff
Weldor General(2 Semesters)
The following courses are required for a certificate:WELD 100 Technical General Education 1-16 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 48 cr
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 80 cr
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Weldor-FitterThe following courses are required in addition to the Weldor-Fitter requirements:TGE 151 Applied Technical Writing I 2 cr TGE 152 Applied Technical Writing II 2 cr TGE 153 Applied Technical Speaking 2 cr TGE 156 Applied Business Principles 2 cr TGE 158 Applied Job Search 2 cr TGE 160 Applied Human Relations 2 cr TOTAL: 92 cr
CoursesStudents 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 1-16 credits. The basic mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions are reviewed. Also, for technical fields, beginning algebra through the application of the quadratic equation is studied. An experiment-based science class that emphasizes development and application of equations and problem-solving techniques is taught. Communication skills, critical thinking and basic technical writing are stressed.
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.
WELD232 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 basic slide rules. PREREQ: WELD 143.
TGE 151 Applied Technical Writing I 2 credits. Course provides instruction in informal technical report writing and business correspondence. Includes grammar/punctuation review, introduction to word processing and technical terminology/vocabulary building. Meets general education requirement for A.A.S. degree.
TGE 152 Technical Writing II 2 credits. Course provides instruction in techniques and application of formal technical report writing and fundamentals of research and development. Meets general education requirement for the A.A.S. degree.
TGE 153 Applied Technical Speaking 2 credits. Course provides principle of technical and business speech communication. Includes informative and persuasive presentation, effective meeting organization and listening skill development. Meets general education requirement for the A.A.S. degree.
TGE 156 Applied Business Principles 2 credits. Course provides an overview of business/economic principles related to technical courses of study. Meets general education requirement for the A.A.S. degree.
TGE 158 Applied Job Search 2 credits. Course provides techniques and development of employment process skills. Includes instruction in résumé/cover letter writing, interviewing, company research, and portfolio preparation. Meets general education requirement for the A.A.S. degree.
TGE 160 Applied Human Relations 2 credits. Course provides a study of human behavior in an occupational environment with emphasis on communications, motivation, leadership and personal attitude. Meets general education requirement for the A.A.S. degree.
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Revised: March 5, 1999