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Welding (WLDG)

Welding is a one-year program that provides students with a working knowledge in the field. The course is intended for beginners in the welding field as well as for students who have received previous training and want to improve their skills and knowledge of the trade.

The welding procedures taught in this course are the ones most commonly used in industry today. These are Oxyacetylene Welding, Basic Arc Welding, Advanced Arc Welding, Pipe Uphill Welding, Pipe Downhill Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding and Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding. Students are awarded a certificate upon satisfactory completion of all program competencies.

Welding - One-Year Certificate*

Freshman Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

WLDG 1425

Intro to Oxy-Fuel Welding & Cutting

4

WLDG 1428

Intro to Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WLDG 1407

Introduction to Welding using Multiple Processes

4

WLDG 1417

Introduction to Layout and Fabrication

4

 

 

16

Second Semester

Credit Hours

WLDG 1457

Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

4

WLDG 1453

Intermediate Layout & Fabrication

4

WLDG 1435

Introduction to Pipe Welding

4

WLDG 2406

Intermediate Pipe Welding

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Summer Session I

Credit Hours

WLDG 1434

Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

 

 

 

 

 

4

Summer Session II

Credit Hours

WLDG 2451

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

 

 

4

Total Minimum Hours

40

Certificate Exit Title: Basic Combination Welding

* Level 1 Certificate is exempt from TSI requirements as per the Texas Administrative Code Title 19 Part 1 Chapter 4 Subchapter C RULE § 4.54.

*Pending THECB approval for degree plan revision (WLDG 1428, WLDG 1407, WLDG 1453, WLDG 1457, WLDG 1491, WLDG 2406 additions).

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