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Technical Program - Welding - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Welding (AAS.WEL)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

This program provides experiences which enable students to develop competencies necessary for employment in welding and other related occupations.  Emphasis throughout the program is placed on developing skills in the following areas: safety, metal identification, oxy-acetylene welding, metal cutting processes, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding (including stainless steel and aluminum), machining, fluid power, mechanical drives, and blueprint reading. Students will gain valuable hands-on experience as they complete a minimum of 375 clock hours of Supervised Occupational Experience at an industry location. 


For more information contact:
John Gentry
234-5065
jgentry@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 N/A
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
TEC 048 Applied Shop Computations
3
TEC 040 Blueprint Reading for Industry
2.5
TEC 043 Industrial Safety
1
TEC 070 Properties of Metals
2.5
WEL 056 Metal Cutting and Fabrication *
2
WEL 057 Welding Fundamentals
2.5
  Total Semester Hours:
13.5
 
Second Semester
WEL 047 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I *
2
WEL 048 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II *
3
WEL 058 Gas Metal Arc Welding I *
2
WEL 059 Gas Metal Arc Welding II *
3
WEL 061 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding *
3
MET 045 Mechanical Drive Systems
2
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 
Summer Term
WEL 074 Supervised Occupational Experience
5
  Total Semester Hours:
5
 

Second Year
First Semester
WEL 055 Pipe Fitting & Welding *
3
MTT 050 Introduction to Machining Procedures
3
SOS 050 Human Relations
2
IND 044 Fluid Power
3
ENG 050 Writing for Industry
3
Social Science Elective
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
WEL 060 Gas Metal Arc Welding III *
3
WEL 053 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding/Aluminum * +++
4
WEL 054 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding/Stainless Steel * +++
2
IND 062 Rigging and Hoisting +++
1
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 


Total Program Hours: 65.5

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