Advanced Manufacturing Welding Diploma Option Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 48
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $603.00
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $603.00
Math Elective 3
WEL-228 Introduction to Welding, Safety, and Health of Welders: SENSE1 8WK1 1 $201.00
WEL-233 Print Reading and Welding Symbol Interpretation: SENSE1 8WK1 3 $603.00
WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1 8WK2 2 $417.00
WEL-262 Thermal Cutting Processes I - Manual and Mechanized OxyFuel Cutting: SENSE1 8WK2 2 $417.00
WEL-263 Thermal Cutting Processes II - Plasma and Carbon Steel Arc: SENSE1 8WK2 2 $417.00
WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1 8WK1 3 $1018.00
WEL-345 GMAW Developmental II 8WK2 2 $417.00
WEL-374 SMAW Developmental I 8WK1 2 $417.00
Total Credits 20

Semester 2
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 8WK1 2 $417.00
WEL-275 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II: SENSE1 8WK2 3 $618.00
WEL-280 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Self-Shielded): SENSE1 8WK1 2 $417.00
WEL-281 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas-Shielded): SENSE1 8WK1 2 $402.00
WEL-344 GMAW Developmental I 8WK1 2 $417.00
WEL-375 SMAW Developmental II 8WK2 2 $417.00
Total Credits 16

Semester 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel: SENSE1 8WK1 2 $417.00
WEL-252 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Aluminum: SENSE1 8WK1 1 $216.00
WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel: SENSE1 8WK1 1 $216.00
WEL-254 Welding Inspection and Testing Principles: SENSE1 8WK2 1 $201.00
WEL-303 Pipe Welding SMAW 8WK2 3 $618.00
WEL-353 GTAW Developmental 8WK1 1 $216.00
Total Credits 12

Math Electives
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $804.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $804.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $603.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $603.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $804.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $804.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $804.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Academic/College Success Advisor

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
Butler Hall 122
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Program Advisors

Jeff Jantzen
Buchanan Hall 155B
319-296-2329 ext.1432
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Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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