Welding Technology - AAS

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: Tim EVANS Evanst@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8141
Contact: Mandee BUCHHOLZ buchholzm@hutchcc.edu (316)283-7000
Department Co-Chair: Jillene CUNNINGHAM cunninghamj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: Cynthia RAPP rappc@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

TR100 Technical Math 3

Use and manipulation of basic, advanced, geometric and conversion based mathematical problem solving as related to industrial mathematics.

TR121 General Industrial Safety/OSHA10 1

Safety procedures in manufacturing, emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations.

WE102 Welding Blueprint Reading I 2

Introduction to blueprint reading used in various industries. Identification of basic lines, regular, section and specialty views, and abbreviations used in blueprints; sketching methods for producing basic blue prints, interpretation of basic 3D sketches using orthographic projection; application of applicable mathematical equations; use of measuring tools; interpretation of bill of materials; identification of structural shapes and specialty assembly/sub-assembly blueprints.

WE104 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3

A hands-on welding course focusing on the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process (SMAW). The safe and correct set up of the SMAW workstation; SMAW electrode classifications associated with base metals and joint criteria; proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; weld beads with selected electrodes on various weld joints in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions; and visual inspection of completed welds.

WE106 Cutting Processes 3

A hands-on course focusing on types of thermal and mechanical equipment used in the welding trade. Safe and correct set up, operation and shut down of the Oxy-fuel (OFC) workstation; Plasma Arc Cutting(PAC) workstation; Carbon Arc Cutting with Air (CAC-A) workstation; shears, ironworker type equipment and inspection of quality and tolerance of cuts according to industry standards.

WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding 3

A hands-on welding course focusing on the Gas Metal Arc Welding process (GMAW). Students will learn the safe and correct set up of the GMAW workstation; correlation of GMAW electrode classifications and thicknesses; GMAW welds on selected weld joints in the flat, horizontal vertical and overhead positions; and visual inspection of GMAW welds.

WE112 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3

A hands-on welding course focusing on the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process (GTAW). The safe and correct set up of the GTAW workstation; GTAW electrode and filler metal classifications relative to base metals and joints criteria; proper electrode and filler metal selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; weld beads on selected weld joints in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions; and visual inspection of GTAW welds.

WE127 Introduction to the Welding Industry 2

Fundamentals of various welding processes, industry related terminology, metals and consumables identification, application of welding processes, work ethics weld testing and welder qualifications needed in the welding industry.

WE128 Metallurgy for Welders 2

Ferrous and nonferrous metals from mining ore to finished products coming to the consumer. The study of metal alloys, heat treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes, and mechanical properties of metal including hardness, tensile strength, machinability, and ductility.

WE130 Welding Blueprint Reading II 2

Continuation of Welding Blueprint Reading I with an emphasis on identification, reading, and application of welding symbols using both American Welding Society (AWS) and International Organization Standardization (ISO) methods.
Pre-Reqs: WE102 Welding Blueprint Reading I

WE203 Special Processes 3

Brassing, air carbon arc gouging.
Pre-Reqs: WE102 Welding Blueprint Reading I, and TR100 Technical Math

WE204 Cored Wire Arc Welding 2

The use of variety of cored wire electrodes to weld various metals and joints in all positions.

WE205 Automated Cutting Processes 3

Continuation of WE114 Cutting Processes II. Safety, identification, set up and use of mechanical and computer controlled (CNC) cutting equipment to perform a variety of cuts.
Pre-Reqs: WE106 Cutting Processes

WE209 Fabrication Processes 3

Basic shop safety and machine operations in the area of metal fabrication.
Pre-Reqs: TR100 Technical Math

WE210 Industrial Welding 2

Student-selected area(s) of welding.

WE217 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II 1.5

No information found for course id we217.
Pre-Reqs: WE112 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

WE218 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 1.5

No information found for course id we218.
Pre-Reqs: WE104 Shielded Arc Metal Welding I

General Education Options 5
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

AR110 Drawing I 3.00

BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1.00

BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

BI115 Basic Radiation Biology 2.00

BI116 Introduction to Biotechnology 5.00

BI117 Principles of Genetics 3.00

BI118 Advanced Methods in Biotechnology 5.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN102 English Composition II 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN220 Poetry Writing 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

GR205 Oral German 2.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MA105 Intermediate Algebra 3.00

MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA130 Engineering Graphics I 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA206 Differential Equations 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU132 Symphonic Band I 1.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE203 Rhythms III 2.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

PY101 Descriptive Astronomy 3.00

PY102 Weather and Climate 3.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

PY205 Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH103 Oral Interpretation 3.00

SH105 Forensics 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

SP100 Workplace Spanish 2.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP202 Spanish Conversation, Culture, and Writing 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH119 Stage Makeup 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

TR101 Applied Algebra 3.00

TR103 Applied Trigonometry 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

Welding Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS100H Honors General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO100H Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

TR120C Work Ethics 1.00-3.00

Welding Technical Options 12
Course Title Credits
BU100 Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU100C Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU105 Introduction to Business 3.00

BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU127 Beginning Keyboarding 3.00

BU151 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1.00

BU153 Financial Management for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU154 Business Management for Entrepreneurs 1.00

BU156 Developing the Business Plan 1.00

BU202 Marketing 3.00

BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

DR100 Basic Computer Aided Drafting 3.00

DR100C Basic Computer Aided Drafting 1.00

DR119 3D Parametric Modeling I 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

MC101 Introduction to Machine Technology 3.00

MC102 Machining Fundamentals I 2.00

MC103 Machining Fundamentals II 3.00

MC104 Machine Technology Math 2.00

MC105 Machine Technology Blueprint Reading 3.00

MC106 Basic Manufacturing Skills 8.00

MC106C Basic Manufacturing Skills 8.00

MC110 Bench Work 1.00

MC111 Print Reading 3.00

MC112 Quality Control and Inspection 1.00

MC113 Metallurgy 1.00

MC114 Machine Tool Processes 1.00

MC115 Machining I 3.00

MC116 Machining II 3.00

MC117 CNC Operations 3.00

MC118 Safety (OSHA) 1.00

MC122 Quality Control and Inspection (CNC) 2.00

MC127 CNC Operations-Advanced 1.00

MC201 Machining Fundamentals III 2.00

MC202 Inspection and Quality Control 3.00

MC203 Computerized Numerical Control 3.00

MC203C Computerized Numerical Control 3.00

MC204 Machine Practices I 3.00

MC204C Machine Practices I 3.00

MC205 Machine Practices II 3.00

TR125 Application of Industrial Practices 8.00

WE100 Basic Welding 3.00

WE100C Basic Welding 3.00

WE101 Welding Safety I 2.00

WE101T Welding Safety I 2.00

WE103 Oxy-fuel Welding 2.00

WE105 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3.00

WE107 Welding Math 3.00

WE108 Welding Theory I 1.00

WE109 Welding Theory II 1.00

WE111 Gas Metal Arc Welding II 3.00

WE113 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II 3.00

WE114 Cutting Processes II 2.00

WE121 Welding Safety II 1.00

WE201 Welding Safety III 1.00

WE202 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III 1.50

WE203 Special Processes 3.00

WE206 Cutting Processes IV 1.50

WE207 Robotic Welding 2.00

WE208 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding IV 1.50

WE211 Welding Safety IV 1.00

WE212 Shielded Metal Arc Welding III 1.50

WE213 Shielded Metal Arc Welding IV 1.50

WE214 Cored Wire Welding II 1.50

WE215 Internship 1.00

WE216 Industrial Robotic Welding 3.00

WE219 Metal Fabrication II 1.50

Written Communications Options 3
Course Title Credits
BU109 Business Communications 3.00

EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

EN107 Business English 3.00

EN108 Technical Writing 3.00

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