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Welding/Maintenance and Fabrication

Students must have a grade of "C" or better in any course to progress in courses which require that course as a prerequisite and a grade of "C" or better in all core courses to graduate. A cumulative G.P.A. of a minimum of 2.0 is required for graduation.


Welding /Maintenance and Fabrication Courses

31-421-320-00 Basic Blueprint Reading Welding
Designed to develop skills and knowledge required to enable the student to interpret and use welding and related prints. Topics include: title blocks, alphabet of lines, orthographic projection, sketching techniques, auxiliary views, section views, review of welding symbols, general dimension and tolerancing, and weldments. Lecture. 4 credits.

31-442-300-00 Safety in Welding
Designed to inform students on safety procedures and safety equipment used in industry. Familiarizes students with welding equipment, band saws, shears, drill presses, punches, grinders, oxy fuel equipment, and an array of hand tools. Must have 31-442-1 Plan and Weld Program. Lecture. 1 credit.

31-442-312-00 Destructive and Nondestructive Testing
Designed to familiarize students with various weldment testing methods used in the industry. Methods will follow American Welding Society standards and procedures that are used in today's industry. Students will identify welding defects and explore how to eliminate them. Welding students only. Lecture. 1 credit.

31-442-321-00 Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Designed to familiarize students with the different electrodes used in SMAW and also develop welding skills. Students will perform SMAW welds to AWS D1.1 standards. Students will be welding in all positions while using many different thicknesses of material. Must have 31-442-1 Plan and Weld Program. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

31-442-322-00 Oxyfuel and Arc Cutting Processes
Provides the student with the basic skills in manual and machine oxy-fuel cutting, oxy-fuel welding, oxy-fuel brazing, oxy-fuel soldering, repair/maintenance practices, and small fabrication techniques. Emphasis will be placed on types of weldments and quality of weldment. Welding students only. Lecture/Lab. 2 credits.

31-442-323-00 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit
Designed to develop students with basic welding skills in GMAW short circuit and spray transfer processes. Students will familiarize themselves with safety procedures, welding equipment, and welding procedures for these processes. Course must have 31-442-1 Plan. Lecture/Lab. 4 credits.

31-804-302-00 Applied Technical Mathematics
Develops skills in using mathematics principles, essential to the technical service and production workplace, through applied learning contexts. Content includes whole numbers, fractions, percent, graphs, fundamentals of algebra, geometry and trigonometry, and tools and techniques for precision measurement. Lecture. 2 credits.