Jordan Haralson

Professor Jordan Haralson received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. He pursued a degree in agricultural leadership and development, with an emphasis in plant and soil science. Upon completion of his bachelor’s, he continued his education at Tarleton State University. While working toward his master’s degree, he served as a teaching assistant and taught the welding lab for Tarleton. He wrote a step-by-step guide on how to build a welding trailer for agricultural science teachers. He graduated with a master’s in agricultural consumers resources, with a focus on education.








Certificate of Completion: Welding Technology Level I

WLDG 1421 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1413 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal ARc Welding (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (4 Semester hours)

Total Hours: 24

This certificate is not subject to the requirements of the Texas Sucess Initiative

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE - Students will particpate in a comprehensive capstione experience during the semester in which they complete their course work

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Welding Technology

First Semester

WLDG 1421 Introduction to Welding Fundamentals (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1413 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (4 Semester hours)

COSC 1401 Introduction to Computing (4 Semester hours)

Total Hours: 15/16

Second Semester

WLDG 1417 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal ARc Welding (4 Semester hours)

WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (4 Semester hours)

*SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Speech (3 Semester hours)

Total Hours: 15

First Semester - Year 2

WLDG 2406 Intermediate Pipe Welding (4 Semester Hours)

WLDG 2439 Advanced Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting (4 Semester Hours)

WLDG 2435 Advanced Layout and Fabrication (4 Semester hours)

*Social Science Elective (3 Semester hours)

*ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric (3 Semester Hours)

Total Hours: 18

Second Semester - Year 2

Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (4 Semester Hours)

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (4 Semester Hours)

Welding Using Multiple Processes (4 Semester Hours)

*Math 1332 College Mathematics (3 Semester hours)

*Humanities/Fine arts Elective (3 Semester Hours)

Total Hours: 18

In order to enroll in this degree program, the studewnt will be subject to the requirements of the Texas Sucess initiative.

#Social Science Electives: Govt 2305 or 2306, HIST 1301 or 1302, PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301

CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE - Students will participate in a comprehensive capstone experience during the semester in which they complete their course work.* denotes general education coe of 15 semester hours.

American Welding Society Certification

Our welding program can certify AWS Level 1 Entry Welders and AWES Level 2 Advanced Welders, in addition to our regular course offerings.

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