Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Welding Technology - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BPR 111 - Blueprint Reading None 2 3 Fall, Spring
WLD 110 - Cutting Processes None 2 4 Fall, Spring
WLD 115 - SMAW (Stick) Plate None 5 11 Fall, Spring
WLD 116 - SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe WLD 115 4 10 Fall, Spring
WOL 110 - Basic Construction Skill None 3 5 Fall, Spring
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills None 1 2 Fall, Spring


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
WLD 141 - Symbols and Specs. None 3 4 Fall, Spring
WLD 143 - Welding Metallurgy None 2 3 Fall, Spring
WLD 121 - GMAW (Mig) Plate None 4 8 Fall, Spring
WLD 131 - GTAW (Tig) Plate None 4 8 Fall, Spring
WLD 122 - GMAW (Mig) Plate/Pipe WLD 121 3 7 Fall, Spring
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry DRE 098 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 3 Fall, Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
WLD 215 - SMAW (Stick) Pipe WLD 115 and WLD 116 4 10 Fall, Spring
WLD 132 - GTAW (Tig) Plate/Pipe WLD 131 3 3 Fall, Spring
WLD 261 - Certification Practices WLD 115, WLD 121, and WLD 131 2 4 Fall, Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Disc (or) ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
WLD 231 - GTAW (Tig) Pipe WLD 131 3 7 Fall, Spring
WLD 151 - Fabrication I WLD 110 and WLD 115 4 8 Fall, Spring
WLD 262 - Inspection and Testing None 3 4 Fall, Spring
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring
MAT 110 - Math Measurement and Literacy DMA 010-030 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 4 Fall, Spring


Program contact

Nathan Fisher

Welding Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
nfisher@isothermal.edu
828-395-1515
Welding Shop


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