Plan Code: 2988
This program is designed to prepare students for a variety of entry-level positions in today’s construction and fabrication industries. Upon completion students will have a thorough knowledge of welding safety, theory and procedures, in accordance with the American Welding Society SENSE Entry Welder program, as well as the skill to perform a variety of welding processes. Successful completion of this degree will prepare students for the following career opportunities: welder, welding inspector, welding technician/fitter, pipe fitter/welder, and metal fabricator.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to attain the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs).
- Demonstrate advanced level skills to produce quality welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions using the SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) process.
- Demonstrate advanced level skills to produce quality welds in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions using the GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) process.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Code Number||Course Title||Units|
|MTFAB 50||Introduction to Metalworking||4|
|MTFAB 204||Power Metalworking Machine Operations||4|
|MTFAB 260||Blueprint Reading for Metal Fabrication||3|
|WELD 50||Introduction to Welding||4|
|WELD 211||Oxy-fuel Welding and Cutting Technology||2|
|WELD 212||Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding||4|
|WELD 213||Introduction to Semi-Automatic Welding||4|
|WELD 214||Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding||4|
|Complete one of the following: 1||19-39|
|Electives (as needed to reach 60 degree-applicable units) 2|
|Minimum Degree Total||60|
Units for the major may be double-counted for LBCC GE, CSU GE, or IGETC; see counselor for limitations.
Elective units from course(s) numbered 1-599, if needed, to reach 60 degree-applicable units.