GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 122



develops the range of thinking required to assemble simple components and
complex assemblies from welding prints.
Prerequisite:
None
Courses offered through the Michigan Community College Association
(MCCA)
WLD 120 THERMAL CUTTING AND WELDING PROCESSES
4 (2-4)
Instruction and practice of equipment inspection, maintenance, repair and set up
for manual and mechanized oxy-fuel gas cutting (OFC), manual and CNC plasma
arc cutting (PAC) and manual air carbon arc cutting (CAC-A). Instruction and
practice soldering and brazing carbon steel, stainless steel and copper using oxyfuel equipment. Instruction and practice in the production of cuts on carbon steel,
stainless steel and aluminum using PAC equipment. Instruction and practice
cutting, scarfing and gouging carbon steel using CAC-A equipment. Instruction
and practice welding carbon steel using oxy-fuel equipment. Practice and
production of assemblies and coupons to be examined and tested according to
Section 8 AWS SENSE QC10.
Prerequisite:
WLD 100: Introduction to Welding and Industrial Safety
MRI 200: MRI Professional Prospectus:
1 credit
This course serves to orient the MRI student to the profession of medical imaging.
Students will explore the integration of MRI within the encompassing health care
system. The evolution of MRI as a profession will be investigated with students
classifying various organizations and agencies that drive the development and
continuing education of the MRI technologist’s role and responsibilities.
MRI 229: Sectional Anatomy:
3 credits
This course is a study of human anatomy as seen in multiple planes. Students
will review the gross anatomy of the entire body and identify anatomic structures
in the axial, sagittal, coronal, and orthogonal planes. Emphasis will be applied to
the appearance of characteristics of each structure as seen on illustrations and
photographic images with magnetic resonance (MR) and computer tomography
(CT).
WLD 140 SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING
3 (1-4)
Focus on Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process: electrode selection and
application, equipment inspection and operation, welding current and polarity
selection, weld joint types, and all-position lab modules geared towards
qualification testing.
Prerequisite:
WLD 100 Introduction to Welding & Industrial Safety
MRI 260: MRI Pre-Clinical Preparation:
3 credits
This course prepares the MRI student for safe participation in clinical education
within the MRI environment. Students will explore and discuss the importance of
MRI safety and patient assessment. While most of the course is delivered online,
students will practice and master various safety procedures in a face-to-face
workshop setting.
WLD 150 METAL FABRICATION AND RIGGING
3 (1-4)
Basic metal fabrication tools and equipment utilizing various measuring tools,
geometric nomenclature, basic layout and assembly skills along with shape
construction, and triangulation from scale drawings, advanced metal fabrication
tools, developing assemblies and sub-assemblies from working prints using
various fabrication processes. Identify individual parts and weldments utilizing
materials lists. Additionally: tools of rigging, and lifting, hardware, slings, hoists,
ladders and scaffolding, weld distortion control, and basic CNC programming will
be incorporated.
Prerequisite: WLD 100 Introduction to Welding & Industrial Safety
MRI 201: Computer Applications in Medical Imaging:
3 credits
This course serves to provide the MRI student with a basic understanding of
computer applications. Students will explore the components, principles, and
operation of digital imaging systems, image data management, and data
manipulation as it relates to the imaging department. Students will also explore
the basic concepts of patient information management including medical record
concerns, patient privacy, and regulatory issues.
WLD 160 GAS METAL/FLUX CORED ARC WELDING
5 (2-6)
Focus on Wire Feed Arc Welding processes: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Solid wire short-circuit and spray transfers, Flux Cored Arc Welding FCAW-GC
(gas shielded) and FCAW-SS (self-shielded) welding, electrode selection,
equipment set-up and operation, weld joint types, and all-position lab modules
geared towards qualification testing.
Prerequisite: WLD 100 Introduction to Welding & Industrial Safety
WLD 170 METALLURGY
2 (2-0)
Introduction to Welding Metallurgy. A study of ferrous and nonferrous metals from
the ore to the finished product. Emphasis on: metal alloys, heat treating, hard
surfacing, welding techniques and their effect on metal, forging, foundry
processes. Mechanical properties of metals including hardness, machinability,
and ductility.
Prerequisite: None
WLD 180 GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING
3 (1-4)
Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, inert gas, equipment, and
techniques required for successful gas tungsten arc welding. Qualification tests,
all positions, are used in the evaluating of student progress toward making
industrial standard welds on ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics include
GTAW safety and health practices; shielding gases; metal cleaning procedures;
GTAW machines and equipment set up; selection of electrodes and filler rods;
GTAW weld positions; and production of GTAW beads, bead patterns, and joints.
Prerequisite: WLD 100 Introduction to Welding & Industrial Safety
WLD 220 WELD INSPECTION AND TESTING
1 (1-1)
Students are introduced to the functions of quality assurance/control programs
and the techniques for inspecting welds. Reference and interpret welding codes
and specifications to accurately evaluate weld flaws and discontinuities. Students
also learn destructive and non-destructive weld testing methods commonly used
in the welding industry.
Prerequisites: Completion of Certification Course Content or Consent of
Instructor
WLD 240 WELDER QUALIFICATION
2 (0-4)
Qualification with groove welds qualifies for both groove and fillet welds so an
emphasis is placed on plate groove weld tests. The processes covered are
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metallic Arc Welding (GMAW) and
Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW). All positions of welding will be performed in
these processes. Serves as a final preparation for students for American Welding
Society (AWS) certification tests administered in the lab.
Prerequisite: Completion of Certification Course Content or Consent of
Instructor
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MRI 220: MRI Physics I:
3 credits
The is the first in a series of two courses that provide the MRI student with a basic
foundation of MRI physics. Students will explore the properties of atoms and their
interactions within the magnetic field. Emphasis will be placed on the basic
principles of MRI, data acquisition, and tissues characteristics in image formation.
MRI 230: MRI Procedures and Pathophysiology I:
3 credits
This is the first in a series of two courses that will provide the student with
considerations related to routine imaging techniques of the central nervous
system (CNS) and musculoskeletal system (MSK). Students will explore the
signal characteristics of normal anatomy and compare it to common pathologies.
Emphasis will be placed on tissue characteristics, protocol options, and
positioning considerations.
MRI 261: MRI Clinical Practice I:
3 credits
This is the first in a series of three clinical courses that provides the necessary
supervised clinical education needed for the MRI student to competently apply
basic protocols, recognize when to appropriately alter the standard protocol and
recognize equipment and patient considerations that affect image quality.
Emphasis will be placed on patient safety and comfort while professional values,
attitudes, and behaviors are upheld.
MRI 222: MRI Physics II:
3 credits
This is the final physics course in a series of two. The course content is a
continuation of Physics I concepts including pulse sequencing, application, coil
selection as it relates to scan selection, calculation of scan times, scan
parameters and imaging factors. Emphasis will be placed on the topics of gradient
echoes, cardiac imaging, magnetic resonance angiography, diffusion, perfusion,
and spectroscopy.
MRI 232: MRI Procedures and Pathophysiology II:
3 credits
This is the final procedures and pathophysiology course in a series of two that
will provide the student with considerations related to routine imaging techniques
related to the abdomen and pelvis and special imaging techniques. Students will
explore the signal characteristics of normal anatomy and compare it to common
pathologies. Emphasis will be placed on tissue characteristics, protocol options,
and positioning considerations.
MRI 240: MRI Image Analysis:
3 credits
This course provides the MRI student with the critical assessment skills
necessary to recognize and identify pathology and artifacts. Students will explore
the necessary parameter adjustments for differential diagnosis. Emphasis will be
placed on quality control procedures, image post-processing, and image
archiving.

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