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WLDG 1434 Syllabus

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School:
Austin Community College District
Course:
Wldg 1434 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding
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WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Welding Technology Department Austin Community College Riverside Office 512 223 6443 Round Rock Office 512 223 0358 SYLLABUS Course Description WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding An introduction to the principles of gas tungsten arc welding GTAW setup use of GTAW equipment and safe use of tools and equipment Welding instruction in various positions and joint designs Course Fee 50 00 Course Type W Course Objectives Students take this course typically to satisfy one of the following objectives You are pursuing a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technology at Austin Community College and this course is one of your curriculum requirements You are pursuing a course of study in a related industrial technology offered at Austin Community College and this course would be helpful in your career objectives You have been employed previously in the field of welding technology but have not had an opportunity to develop skills in the inert gas processes End of Course Outcomes Describe various joint designs describe safety rules and equipment and describe the effects of welding parameters in GTAW weld various structural materials Credit and Format You will receive four hours of college credit when you successfully complete this course During the fall and spring semesters the course will meet for sixteen weeks scheduled in one of the following formats 1 twice weekly for 2 hours per class or 2 once weekly for five hours per class During the summer the course will meet for 8 weeks 1 two times weekly for 5 00 hours per class Regardless of format the total class time for this course is eighty clock hours WLDG 1434 Introduction to GTAW Page 2 Tuition is charged at the rate posted in the current Course Schedule depending upon whether you live in district out of district or out of state In addition there is a 50 00 course fee to cover welding electrodes gases practice metal and incidental consumables plus a 3 00 annual fee which provides you with an accident insurance policy 25 00 deductible Attendance Class Participation Regular and punctual class and laboratory attendance is expected of all students If attendance or compliance with other course policies is unsatisfactory the instructor may withdraw students from the class If you accumulate unexcused absences exceeding 10 of the total eighty clockhours required for this course by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board you will be dropped from class You will receive the grade of W If the final semester withdrawal date has passed you will receive the grade of F Your absences will be recorded on the last page of your Projects List presented at the back of this syllabus It is your responsibility not your instructor s to keep track of your absences Excessive absences result in 1 your failure to progress towards the objectives of the course 2 unfair demands on your instructor s time by taking him her away from responsible students in order to catch you up on missed assignments and most important 3 you become an increased safety risk due to your diminished familiarity with hazardous equipment and safety protocols Important Information on Advising If you have decided to pursue a degree or certificate in Welding Technology it is essential that you obtain departmental advising immediately There are several critical obligations that students overlook then later expect the College to make exceptions for their oversight when the time comes to graduate It is your responsibility to obtain a copy of the ACC College Catalog and stay informed of your obligations 1 Failure to Follow a Degree or Certificate Plan It is imperative that you adhere to a welding degree or certificate plan outlined in the ACC College Catalog current at the time of your initial enrollment It is your responsibility to seek out the appropriate departmental advisor to work with you in preparing a degree plan and to approve restricted electives course substitutions and course challenges if allowed Failure to do so can result in your graduation application being denied until such time that you comply with College policy 2 Texas Success Initiative TSI Texas law created the Texas Success Initiative TSI which requires all degree seeking students to take the Texas Higher Education Assessment THEA test or an approved alternative Students may forgo TSI assessment if they meet one of the waivers or exemptions listed in the ACC College Catalog 3 Inadequate Record Keeping From the time you first enroll you should create a home file and keep records of your paperwork each semester As a minimum these records should include your degree plan TSI scores enrollment records payment receipts and semester grade reports 4 Application for Graduation If you are eligible for graduation with a degree or certificate in Welding Technology you must submit your application for graduation no later than the posted deadline This deadline comes early in the semester so consult the current ACC WLDG 1434 Introduction to GTAW Page 3 College Catalog for the exact date Then contact your departmental advisor for assistance in filling out the Graduation Application Do not miss this deadline or you will forfeit graduating that semester 5 Failure to Apply for Certificates Before Applying for a Degree You cannot receive a certificate at the same time or after you receive your Associate of Applied Science degree Certificates are progressive awards received in stair step fashion on the way to completing your associate s degree You should apply for them as soon as you have completed their requirements not wait until the same semester that you apply for your degree If you have a question contact the ACC Graduation Office at 512 223 7018 Students with Disabilities Each ACC campus offers support services for students with documented disabilities Students with disabilities who need classroom academic or other accommodations must request them through the Office for Students with Disabilities OSD Students are encouraged to request accommodations when they register for courses or at least three weeks before the start of the semester otherwise the provision of accommodations may be delayed Students who have received approval for accommodations from OSD for this course must provide the instructor with the Notice of Approved Accommodations from OSD before accommodations will be provided Arrangements for academic accommodations can only be made


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