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Welding

Course Descriptions

WLD 101 Welding I 2-2-3
This course is an introduction to basic skills necessary to become a welder. Oxy-fuel cutting, GMAW (gaw metal arc welding), and SMAW on plate will be performed in addition to weld symbol interpretation and safety. Time permitting, other processes may be explored. This class utilizes certified American Welding Society (AWS) curriculum.

WLD 102 Welding II 2-2-3
This course is a continuation of Welding I. Students will expand knowledge gained from level 1 and begin to learn more about welding prints and structural materials. Students will learn ways to identify welding problems, their causes, and corrective action to take. GTAW will be performed in various positions on ferrous and nonferrous materials. Students will continue to learn how to SMAW in various positions. Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in WLD101 or instructor approval.

WLD 299 Special Studies in Welding and Metals Technology (1 to 6)-0-(1 to 6)
This course will consist of specialized study in areas of the department, which are not covered in-depth in courses already offered. Students may take no more than six credit hours of special studies in any one discipline. (IN)