2004 - 2005 Catalog

Course Descriptions

WELDING TECHNOLOGY

WT 15X
OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE (PARALLEL)(1-4)

This program is designed to extend occupational work opportunities through work, paid or  voluntary, in the occupation of the student's major.  Students may earn up to 4 units per semester or a maximum of 16 units of total  credit.  The student must enroll in classes (at least 7 units, including work-experience) and work part-time (up to 20 hours per week).This plan allows the student to attend college full-time one semester and work full-time the next semester.  A student may take 8 units of work experience but may only be enroll in one  other course.  A student must complete 12 units of credit the semester before enrolling in the alternate plan.  This plan is only available for occupational work experience.

WT 30/60
WELDING TECHNOLOGY EXPERIMENTAL COURSES (.5-3)

Class Hours:  18 lecture hours or 54 laboratory hours for each semester unit.

All courses numbered 30/60 are designed to permit departments to meet an immediate student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative and to provide curriculum variety and flexibility.  A required course description identifies each course subject. These course may be taken for CR/NC.

WT 40
INTRODUCTION TO WELDING(2)

Class Hours:  1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory Welding Technology 40 consists of practical and theoretical instruction in oxy-acetylene welding, stick electrode welding, torch cutting, brazing, and hard facing. (AA, CSU)

WT 49/99
DIRECTED STUDY(1-2)

 

Class Hours:  54 laboratory for each semester unit.  No more than 2 units per semester per  49/99 series. Welding 49/99 is designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to a particular field. Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study. (AA,CSU)