Welding

Program Learning Outcomes

Combination Welding Certificate

1.  Students will interpret blueprints for welders and apply this to science of metallurgy.

2.  Students will be able to perform fillet and V-groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical-up, and overhead positions.

3.  Students will be able to apply proper techniques to produce layouts and fabrication.

4.  Students will be able to execute proper Gas Tungsten Arc Welds according to industry standards.

Structural Welding Certificate

1.  Students will be able to perform fillet and V-groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical-up, and overhead positions.

2.  Students will be able to perform fillet and V-groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical-up, and overhead positions.

3.  Students will be able to apply proper techniques to produce layouts and fabrication. 

4.  Students will be able to execute proper gas tungsten arc welds according to industry standards.

Welding Associate of Applied Science

1.  Students will be able to execute proper welding techniques required to pass the welding performance qualification test in various positions.

2.  Students will execute successful welds and pass the performance welding exam.

3.  Students will be able to apply proper techniques to produce layouts and fabrication.

4.  Students will be able to execute proper Gas Tungsten Arc Welds according to industry standards.

5.  Students will be able to use basic math and measurement techniques to solve problems related to welding processes.

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
FallCredit 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
Spring
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
Summer
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
FallCredit 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
Spring
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 Year
FallCredit 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
Spring
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
Summer
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
Second Year
Fall
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