Welding Technology - Welding Operator, One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #6008

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The welding technology program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary for the competent performance as an entry-level welding technician. The welding technician is the liaison between the welding engineer and the welder. The program is based on the occupational analyses and needs of the maintenance and fabrication welding industries. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of industries such as steel, construction, fabrication, pipelines and others. Students who complete the program may choose to take certain welding certification tests. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall SemesterHours
AETC 111 ROBOTICS/AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING 3
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 1 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
TECN 111 TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING 3
WTEC 108 OXY-FUEL WELDING AND CUTTING 3 2
WTEC 111 WELDING SPECIFICATIONS/PRINT READIN 2
WTEC 116 BASIC SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING 3 3
 Hours18
Spring Semester
CADD 111 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING 3 2
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
WTEC 216 WIRE FED PROCESSES 1 3
WTEC 217 GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING 1 3
Select one of the following: 3
Arts and Humanities Elective
 
Social Sciences Elective
 
 Hours14
Summer Semester
WTEC 112 WELDING CODES AND STANDARDS 1 2
 Hours2
 Total Hours34
1

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

3

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254GHISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 251AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
ENGL 252AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
ENGL 253GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 254GINTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 255INTRODUCTION TO FICTION3
ENGL 257GINTRODUCTION TO POETRY3
ENGL 259GINTRODUCTION TO DRAMA3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 261GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: ANCIENT WORLD TO THE RENAISSANCE3
HUMS 262GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: EARLY MODERN TO THE 20TH CENTURY3
HUMS 271GINTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY3
HUMS 274FILM APPRECIATION3
MUSC 262GMUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Social Science Electives

HSTR 151GCIVILIZATION I3
HSTR 152GCIVILIZATION II3
HSTR 161UNITED STATES I3
HSTR 162UNITED STATES II3
HSTR 171GTHE WORLD SINCE 19003
HSTR 252GWOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY3
HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
PLSC 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3

Program Contact(s):

Larry Waller
440-366-7030
lwaller@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.