Welding – Diploma 1 Courses

Program Options

Award: Diploma
Program Start: Fall, Spring

The Diploma 1 program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Semester 1
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT122 College Algebra 5
WEL111 Welding Blueprint Reading 3
WEL134 Cutting Processes 2
WEL155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4
WEL186 GMAW -OR- 4
WEL104 Introduction to MIG Welding -AND- 2
WEL234 Introduction to GMAW II 2

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
COM730 Communications 3
WEL112 Welding Blueprint Reading/ Advanced 2
WEL164 Arc Welding II (SMAW) 4
WEL187 Advanced GMAW 4

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Total Credits 13
Semester 3
WEL125 Fusion and Braze Welding 2
WEL191 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
WEL303 Pipe Welding/ SMAW 3
WEL710 Robotic Welding 6

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Total Credits 14

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 103
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Program Advisor

Jeff Jantzen
Buchanan Hall 124-C
319-296-2329 ext.1432
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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