Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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WELD 107    Welding Equipment Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of welding equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. Electrical and electronically controlled circuits are discussed and tested. Overall theory of operation and safety are presented, as well as maintenance scheduling and the use of electronic test equipment and other measuring devices. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

F05:30PM-07:20PMLECR.RomoARC MAIN Tech Ed 32620958Textbook
F07:30PM-10:35PMLABR.RomoARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 115    Code Welding    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a "C" grade or better, or a minimum of one year of welding experience.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized training for welder performance qualification. Code and test requirements are presented. Welders select the code, metal, process, and positions to be used. Preparation for competing in the SkillsUSA regional, state, and national competition is also covered. This course may be taken up to four times for credit with different competitions. A field trip and participation at the site of the SkillsUSA regional competition are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Sa09:00AM-09:50AMLECM.JohnsonARC MAIN Tech Ed 30312271TextbookFree Digital Book
Sa10:00AM-01:05PMLABM.JohnsonARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 118    Ultrasonic Testing Level Two    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 117 with a "C" or better, or evidence of completion of UT Level I certification.
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced theory, technique application, and evaluation techniques used in the material processing, welding, and inspection industries. It covers advanced ultrasonic testing as applied to industry practices such as building construction, aeronautics, shipbuilding, and materials fabrication. Successful completion of this course meets the requirements of the American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) TC1-A for Ultrasonic Testing Level II.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

Sa07:30AM-12:05PMLECE.KroonARC MAIN Tech Ed 31211284Textbook
Sa07:30AM-12:05PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 31211284Textbook
Sa12:15PM-03:05PMLABE.KroonARC MAIN Tech Ed 310
Sa12:15PM-03:05PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 310

WELD 140    Mathematics for Welding Technicians    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the application of mathematics principles in technical and trade work. Areas covered are fundamentals of general mathematics, common fractions, decimal fractions, percent, signed numbers, measurements, customary measurement units, metric measurement units, steel rules and vernier calipers, fundamentals of algebra, basic algebraic operations, fundamentals of plane geometry, triangles, polygons, circles, areas, volumes, and fundamentals of trigonometry.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Sa01:30PM-04:35PMLECTBAARC MAIN Tech Ed 32511047Textbook

WELD 155    Industry Training    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers welding processes, knowledge, and skills specific to employers' needs. Workplace safety and etiquette are included. Metal fabrication skills for specific employment needs and welding certification testing are covered if requested by employers.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

SaSu12:00PM-02:15PMLECJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 39012788TextbookFree Digital Book
SaSu12:00PM-02:15PMLECB.BeattieARC MAIN Tech Ed 39012788TextbookFree Digital Book
SaSu02:25PM-05:50PMLABJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A
SaSu02:25PM-05:50PMLABB.BeattieARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 298    Work Experience in Welding    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2018)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the welding field with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Welding Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the welding field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA21095Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA21095Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA21096Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA21096Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 6:00PM-8:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32321097Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA21097Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 04

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA21094Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA21094Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 23 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


WELD 300    Introduction to Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to welding processes, including shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored gas shield and self shield, gas tungsten arc, oxyacetylene cutting and welding on joint designs, and positions used in industry. Safety in arc welding, oxyacetylene, and plasma cutting is also covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 19-Feb 27

MTWTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECJ.Bueno IIIARC MAIN Tech Ed 32610351Textbook
MTWTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABJ.Bueno IIIARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A
MTWTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 30313324Textbook
MTWTh02:30PM-04:45PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

SaSu12:00PM-01:50PMLECJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 39012825Textbook
SaSu12:00PM-01:50PMLECB.BeattieARC MAIN Tech Ed 39012825Textbook
SaSu02:00PM-04:50PMLABJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A
SaSu02:00PM-04:50PMLABB.BeattieARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

M05:30PM-07:35PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 390
M07:45PM-11:00PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A10409Textbook
M07:45PM-11:00PMLABL.RossmanARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B10630Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


WELD 316    Welding Inspection    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the welding requirements for any type of welded structure made from commonly used carbon and low-alloy steel construction. Topics include welding construction industry, rules, regulations, and the principles, requirements, and methods of inspection. It covers weld measurements and discontinuities for evaluation acceptance using a variety of tools. The course also emphasizes the lines of communication between the plant managers, welders, welding engineers, design/project engineers, welding foreman/supervisors, shop or field superintendents and reporting supervisors. This course offers preparation for the Certified Welding Inspector Examination given by the American Welding Society.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

Sa08:00AM-12:50PMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 32411286Textbook

WELD 320    Shielded Metal Arc Welding -- Structural    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR at least one year of welding experience.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers employment training for welding technicians. It emphasizes developing manipulative proficiency in the use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in the horizontal (2F-2G), vertical (3F-3G), and overhead (4F-4G) positions on steel. It also covers filler metal classifications, welding power supplies, and welding safety. Welding test plates in accordance with the requirements to AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code and AWS D1.5 Bridge Code are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 28-Apr 03

MTWTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 30310970Textbook
MTWTh02:30PM-04:45PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 322    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Pipe)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR a minimum of 2 years of welding experience.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the applications of shielded metal arc welding used to join low-pressure piping systems that carry water and residential natural gas. Topics include: welding required for high pressure critical piping systems such as steam pipe, fuel transportation pipe lines, boilers, offshore oil-rigs, and other critical heavy-duty piping systems.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 04-May 15

MTWTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 30310985Textbook
MTWTh02:30PM-04:45PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECS.ByrdARC MAIN Tech Ed 39013326Textbook
T07:30PM-10:35PMLABS.ByrdARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 330    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Plate)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR at least one year of welding experience.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of aluminum, stainless steel, carbon steel, and other metals used in industry. This course content is relevant to code welding in accordance to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Section 1X (ASME), the Structural welding Code D1.1 (AWS), and the American Petroleum Institute 1104 (API). It also covers filler metal selection, both specifications and classifications, shielding gases, welding power supplies, and welding safety. Certification and procedure qualification to code specifications are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 28-Apr 03

MTWTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 32610972Textbook
MTWTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 332    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Pipe)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 330 with a grade of "C" or better; WELD 330 with a grade of "C" or better, OR a minimum of two years of welding experience.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the application of low-pressure and high-pressure critical piping systems used in oil, gas, nuclear, and chemical industries. It covers Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of aluminum pipe, stainless steel pipe, and carbon steel pipe. It explores code welding in accordance to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Section 1X (ASME), Structural Welding Code D1.1 (AWS), and American Petroleum Institute 1104 (API). Certification and procedure qualification to ASME Section 1X, AWS D1.1, API 1104 code specifications are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 04-May 15

MTWTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 32610779Textbook
MTWTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 39011351Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 335    Flux Core Arc Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better, or a minimum of one year of welding experience.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training to develop semi-automatic welding skills on carbon steels. Topics include small and large diameter flux cored electrodes, with and without external shielding gas, in all positions on fillet and groove welds. It also provides a thorough technical understanding of the Flux Core Arc Welding process and arc welding safety.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

W05:30PM-07:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 39011708Textbook
W07:30PM-10:35PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 342    Symbol Reading, Layout and Fabrication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: WELD 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers blueprint and welding symbol interpretation. It includes metal layout, measurement, marking, and layout tools used in construction, and techniques of fabrication and assembly methods. It also covers fundamentals of blueprint reading, including basic lines and views, dimensions, notes and specifications, structural shapes, sections, detail, and assembly.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

F07:30AM-09:35AMLECJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32610867Textbook
F09:45AM-12:50PMLABJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A
F05:30PM-07:20PMLECJ.Bueno IIIARC MAIN Tech Ed 33511710Textbook
F07:30PM-10:35PMLABJ.Bueno IIIARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018