Credit Course Schedules

Welding - Fall 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Safety and Cutting Processes — 3003
WLD 1200 – 3 credits
John J. Kleinfelder

This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems. Topics include an intensive introduction to welding safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cut metals of varying thicknesses as well as have an appropriate understanding of welding safety. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Aug 23 – Oct 18 Mon, Wed 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shielded Metal Arc Welding — 3005
WLD 1350 – 3 credits
Brent A. Harkness

This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes. No requisites. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Aug 24 – Oct 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Shielded Metal Arc Welding — 3006
WLD 1350 – 3 credits
John J. Kleinfelder

This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes. No requisites. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Aug 23 – Oct 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Gas Metal Arc Welding — 3008
WLD 1360 – 3 credits
Barry M. Pfaff

This course introduces gas metal arc (GMAW) welding and flux core arc welding processes (FCAW). Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions. No requisites. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Oct 19 – Dec 14 Tue, Thu 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding — 3010
WLD 1370 – 3 credits
Brent A. Harkness

This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (GTAW) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials. No requisites. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Sep 27 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding — 3011
WLD 1370 – 3 credits
Barry M. Pfaff

This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (GTAW) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials. No requisites. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Aug 24 – Oct 14 Tue, Thu 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Adv Shielded Metal Arc Welding — 3013
WLD 2250 – 3 credits
Brent A. Harkness

Advanced shielded metal arc (stick) welding techniques will be performed using mild steel electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions on structural plate. Identifying and analyzing defects in welding joints is emphasized. Carbon steel plate is welded using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) to American Welding Society (AWS) Code. Students will develop skills necessary to make quality welds on carbon steel pipe with open root and backing rings according to AWS, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and American Petroleum Institute (API) code. Prerequisite: WLD 1350; Eligibility: MAT 1590. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Oct 19 – Dec 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Alternate Processes — 3014
WLD 2360 – 3 credits
Brent A. Harkness

Machine setup and techniques for nonferrous metals, including aluminum and stainless steel, will be practiced. Welding applications of special metals such as copper, nickel, cobalt, and titanium will be discussed. Non-traditional or advanced welding and processing procedures such as resistance welding, automated plasma cutting, robotic welding and submerged arc welding are demonstrated. Laser and electron beam welding techniques are also reviewed. Prerequisites: WLD 2250, WLD 2260, and WLD 2270. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $130
Aug 23 – Dec 15 Mon, Wed 7:55 am – 9:50 am