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Welding Technology Degree (A50420)

Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills [OR] ACA 122 College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading None 2 3 Fall, Spring
WLD 110 Cutting Processes (1st 8 week) None 2 4 Fall, Spring
WLD 115 SMAW (stick) Plate (1st 8 weeks) None 5 11 Fall, Spring
WLD 116 SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe (2nd 8 weeks) WLD 115 4 10 Fall, Spring
WOL 110 Basic Construction Skills (2nd 8 weeks) None 3 5 Fall, Spring, Summer


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory Placement or ENG 002 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy [OR] MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I [OR] MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra Satisfactory Placement or MAT 003 3 or 4 4 or 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
WLD 121 GMAW (Mig) Plate (1st 8 weeks) None 4 8 Fall, Spring
WLD 122 GMAW (Mig) Plate/Pipe (2nd 8 weeks) WLD 121 3 7 Fall, Spring
WLD 131 GTAW (Tig) Plate (2nd 8 weeks) None 4 8 Fall, Spring
WLD 141 Symbols and Specs (1st 8 weeks) None 3 4 Fall, Spring
WLD 143 Welding Metallurgy (1st 8 weeks) None 2 3 Fall, Spring


Fall Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Discipline [OR] COM 231 Public Speaking ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective (see link) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
WLD 132 GTAW (Tig) Plate/Pipe WLD 131 3 7 Fall, Spring
WLD 215 GMAW (stick) Pipe WLD 115 or WLD 116 4 10 Fall, Spring
WLD 261 Certification Practices WLD 115, WLD 121, and WLD 131 2 4 Fall, Spring


Spring Semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
Social Science Elective (see link) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
WLD 151 Fabrication I WLD 110 and WLD 115 4 8 Spring, Summer
WLD 231 GTAW (Tig) Pipe WLD 131 3 7 Fall, Spring
WLD 262 Inspection & Testing None 3 4 Fall, Spring

70/71 Total Semester Credit Hours For Degree


Program contact

Nathan Fisher

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



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