2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSN CA Welding Technology: Entry Level Welder Map


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WHO SHOULD USE THIS ACADEMIC MAP
This academic map should be used by CSN students who are completing the Welding Technology: Entry Level Welder, CA.
 
HOW THIS ACADEMIC MAP IS SET UP
The academic map is set up to show students the ideal path to completing the certificate in two (2) semesters.  Students who cannot take the map’s recommended number of credits each semester will take longer to complete the degree, graduate and transfer.
 
CSN CA WELDING TECHNOLOGY: ENTRY LEVEL WELDER: DESCRIPTION
The Certificate of Achievement – Entry-Level Welder provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for successful entry level employment in the welding industry. Extensive lab instruction focuses on the most widely used welding processes including SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig), FCAW (Flux core) and GTAW (Tig). Additionally, students will receive instruction in Oxy-Fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, air-carbon-arc gouging, and blueprint reading layout and sketching. 
Upon successful completion of modules and levels throughout the degree students may receive National Welding Certifications awarded by the National Construction Certification Education and Research (NCCER) Education Foundation. These industry certifications prepare students for employment. Certifications are registered through the NCCER National Registry, providing transcripts and certificates that can be referenced by employers.
Students may receive NCCER Level 1 and Level 2 Welding Certifications upon successful completion of this Certificate of Achievement.

 

Semester #1 (16 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Mathematics (General Education) - Credits: 3:
  • MATH 104B  or above (except MATH122/123)

  • Communication (General Education) - Credits: 3:
  • See a counselor or advisor for course selection.

  • Human Relations (General Education) - Credits: 3
  • See a counselor or advisor for course selection.

  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 4:  
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:  
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Semester #2 (14 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • APPLY FOR GRADUATION by the deadline. Click www.csn.edu/graduation for more information on applying for graduation.

    Recommended Courses
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 4:  
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 4:  
  • Special Program Welding Electives (General Education) - Credits: 6:
  • See a counselor or advisor for course selection.