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Orange Coast College THEATRE ARTS AA-T DEGREE (CONTINUED) Transferable electives as needed to satisfy unit requirement Varies Total Degree Units 60 Courses in major program may double count towards major and General Education Breadth, reducing total GE Breadth unit count. WELDING TECHNOLOGY Welding Technology is the application of the art and science of joining metals. Welding technologists have important roles in the fabrication and construction of nuclear and fossil fuel power plants, heavy equipment, agricultural machinery, petro-chemical plants, bridges, buildings, floating and underwater vessels, automobiles, appliances, and projects for national security. Specifically anything involving metals, from miniature electronic devices to sophisticated space projects, will require the skills of the expert welding technologist. These highly skilled members of the technological team apply practical working knowledge of welding processes, welding metallurgy and welding code standards in solving problems of welding design and production. The OCC Welding Department is licensed to qualify (certify) welders to code standards. All qualification training and tests are prescribed and follow the guide of the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) codes requirements. SPRING Advanced Welding WELD A200 Or Advanced Welding WELD A201 Welding Metallurgy WELD A230 4 3 Subtotal 6-7 FALL Welding Specs and Codes Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level 1 Or Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level 2 Or Pipe Welding Level 1 Or Pipe Welding Level 2 Or Pipe Welding Level 3 Or Pipe Welding Level 4 WELD WELD A220 A130 2 3 WELD A131 3 WELD A250 3 WELD A251 3 WELD A252 3 WELD A253 3 Subtotal 5 SPRING Welding Inspection and Testing 3 WELD A210 4 Subtotal 4 SUMMER Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing MACH A120 3 or Blueprint Reading WELD A180 2 WELDING TECHNOLOGY Subtotal 2-3 Total Units 27-30 CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT Welding Technology Suggested Electives: Arc and Oxy-acetylene Weld Level 1 WELD Advanced Arc and Oxy-acetylene Weld Practice Level 1 WELD Orbital Welding Level 1 WELD The Certificate of Achievement program in Welding Technology is for those who desire advanced knowledge of welding for employment as welding technicians, welding inspectors, welding engineers, welding supervisors, and advanced welders. Students also completing the required general education requirements and electives may earn the Associate in Science degree. In addition, many OCC welding courses are transferable and can be used by those students who are interested in the welding engineering degree program at Ohio State University. Whatever the case, a person’s chances for the job of their choice are much higher when they have the technical background as evidenced by earning our Certificate of Achievement in welding. Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. Complete the Welding Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog. Program Outcomes Acquire the necessary skills training for proficiency in taking a welding qualification test for certification which may be required for employment. 2. Improve or develop additional proficiencies required for professional growth or advancement in their current employment. Course Units FALL Freshman Composition ENGL A100 Arc and Oxy-acetylene Welding WELD A100 Or Arc and Oxy-acetylene Welding WELD A101 Mathematics and Fabrication Layout For Welders WELD A120 144 1-2 1-2 3 ASSOCIATE DEGREE Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. 1. A115 A215 A255 3 3 4 4 Subtotal 10-11