Welding – Diploma 1 Courses

Program Options

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 43
Program Start: Fall, Spring

The Welding–Diploma 1 program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

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

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $478.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $797.50
WEL111 Welding Blueprint Reading 3 $478.50
WEL134 Cutting Processes 2 $319.00
WEL155 Arc Welding I (SMAW) 4 $838.00
WEL186 GMAW -OR- 4 $638.00
WEL104 Introduction to MIG Welding -AND- 2 $319.00
WEL234 Introduction to GMAW II 2 $319.00

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
COM730 Communications 3 $478.50
WEL112 Welding Blueprint Reading/ Advanced 2 $319.00
WEL164 Arc Welding II (SMAW) 4 $638.00
WEL187 Advanced GMAW 4 $638.00

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Total Credits 13
Semester 3
WEL125 Fusion and Braze Welding 2 $319.00
WEL191 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3 $478.50
WEL303 Pipe Welding/ SMAW 3 $478.50
WEL710 Robotic Welding 6 $957.00

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Total Credits 14

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 128
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Program Advisor

Jeff Jantzen
Buchanan Hall 155B
319-296-2329 ext.1432
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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