Main Campus:

Day classes 1-year: This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 7 AM to 1:30 PM.

Night classes 2-years: This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Thursday from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

 

TexAmerica:

Day classes 1-year: This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM to 3 PM.

 

The welding course requires three semesters or twelve months for completion. The courses are one semester in length. Instruction is individualized and students in the same shop study different topics. We have added Virtual Welding with the addition of the Lincoln VRTEX 360 Simulators.

 

First Semester Hours Second SemesterHours
WLDG 1421
Welding Fundamentals
4LEAD 1100
Workforce Development with Critical Thinking
1
WLDG 1337
Introduction to Welding Metallurgy
3WLDG 1413
Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders
4
WLDG 1428
Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4WLDG 1430
Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding
4
WLDG 2443
Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4WLDG 2547
Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding
5
Total15 Total14

 

Third SemesterHours   
WLDG 1435
Introduction to Pipe Welding
4
WLDG 2288
Welding Technology / Welder Internship
2
WLDG 1434
Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
4
WLDG 1391
Special Topics in Welder / Welding Technologist
3
 
Total
Total Hours
13
42