Welding

Advisory Committee Members

Reynaldo Rivera, Matheson
Jeremy Koester, Airgas
Luis Canchola, Airgas
Raul Robles, Robles Consulting, LLC
Bobby Quintero, RAM Welding Inspections
Tomas Gutierrez, Palmer Steel Supplies, Inc.
Robert Quintero, Palmer Steel Supplies, Inc.
Jerry Lefner, Alamo Iron Works
Roy Mata, APW Welding 

Certificates

Associate Degree

Combination Welding Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 3
WLDG 1327 Welding Codes and Standards 3
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) 3
WLDG 1453 Intermediate Layout and Fabrication 4
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
WLDG 2406 Intermediate Pipe Welding 4
WLDG 2413 Capstone: Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes 4
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours41

Structural Welding Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 3
WLDG 1327 Welding Codes and Standards 3
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) 3
WLDG 1453 Intermediate Layout and Fabrication 4
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours29

Welding Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
Humanities Elective 1 3
WLDG 1327 Welding Codes and Standards 3
WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 3
WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
Math Elective 1 3
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 4
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 4
WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
WLDG 1453 Intermediate Layout and Fabrication 4
WLDG 1312 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) 3
WLDG 2406 Intermediate Pipe Welding 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours14
Fourth Semester
WLDG 2435 Advanced Layout and Fabrication 4
WLDG 2413 Capstone: Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes 4
WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
Speech Elective 1 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours60