Normal office hours are one hour after morning classes and one hour before evening classes. Outside of these hours, please call and make an appointment.
If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.
Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws.
Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.
If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.
As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
WLDG-1317-004 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication
A fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis on structural shapes and use in construction.
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(3 sem hrs; 2 lec, 2 lab)
On Campus Course
SHEET METAL, SECOND EDITION
Triangular Architect Scale
0.7mm Mechanical Pencil w/ extra leads (or 5mm)
10” 30/60 Degree Triangle
8” 45 Degree Triangle
Drafting Tape or Dots
Drafting Quality Compass with beam extension
French Curve set
Heavy long Pants and AMARILLO COLLEGE TECHNICAL EDUCATION EDUCATION UNIFORM SHIRT
Right Hand Aviation Snips
Left Hand Aviation Snips
Architectural scale ruler
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
Students are required to take notes during lectures and to maintain a notebook. Notebooks should contain handouts, reference materials, formula sheets, tests, homework assignments, and task lists. Students will furnish a scientific calculator and PPE to include SAFETY GLASSES. Students shall furnish the required text.
Read safety handouts provided, use common sense, maintain safe shop practices, Keep YOUR lab clean and orderly. Keep all safety shields/guards on equipment in place at all times.Notify the instructor of any faulty wiring, worn or damaged tools, or missing parts. NO HORSEPLAY IS TOLERATED WHATSOEVER. Academic disciplinary measures will be promptly administered. Never enter the shop area without your safety glasses!!
Amarillo College Technical Education Code of Professional Conduct
Amarillo College has the responsibility to provide you with the education, training and "hands on" practice to become a professional in your chosen field. The instruction, equipment, facilities and apparatus are provided for your use. Studying, practicing and learning are required by you.
As a participating student in Amarillo College Technical Programs, you will be expected to act, perform and train in a professional manner. The following rules and guidelines are to be followed by everyone.
Unless it is an emergency, it is highly recommended that you do not miss class. Recovery of missed information will be the responsibility of the student. Class begins at the scheduled time. If you are not in your seat in class or at the designated location during laboratory exercises, you will be counted as tardy. The student will be required to show an acceptable understanding of the topic(s) covered during their absence . Check syllabus for your instructor's policy regarding attendance.
Every student will be required to wear an approved AC logo shirt to both class and lab. Shirts must be ordered through your advisor during the registration period. It is recommended that each student purchase one shirt for every class in which they are registered. Shirts will be tucked in.
Pants will be:
• clean and well maintained
• no large rips or tears
• held at the waist (i.e no sagging)
• blue jeans or long pants (no sweats/exercise pants)
• have no hanging chains/loose strings (safety issue)
You are expected to reflect the dignity, pride and respectfulness of an industry professional. As a representative of Amarillo College's Technical Education Program you shall wear your AC logo shirt while in the classroom and on the training field or in the laboratory .
There will be no caps, hats, bandanas, beanies, or hoods allowed to be worn in the building. Lab attire will be determined by your instructor . Please check your syllabus .
Your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shall be worn when indicated by the instructor in charge during any training, field, or laboratory exercises . It is your responsibility to keep your equipment clean and in good shape.
Required professional attire is mandatory for class and laboratory participation .
Tools I Equipment I Books I Supplies I PPE:
You must show up to class with the required list of tools/equipment/books/supplies/PPE listed on your syllabus in order to be allowed to participate and earn credit for the day.
Students shall wear appropriate clothing to perform any assigned task. Come to the shop with the proper tools and equipment specified for the class. Failure to dress for work or to bring the required equipment will count as an absence.
Stealing, vandalism, or pilferage will be dealt with severely! No drugs tobacco,drinks, or food allowed!
The final overall grade will be computed using the following relevant components:
LAYOUT AND FABRICATION PROJECTS / PERFORMANCE----------------40%
DAILY ATTENDANCE / PARTICIPATION----------------------------------------------20%
TEXTBOOK ASSIGNMENTS / NOTEBOOK------------------------------------------20%
90 - 100% ------------------------A
80 - 89% --------------------- B
70 - 79% ----------------------C
60 - 69% ----------------------D
Attendance and participation in class and lab is regarded as a requirement and an obligation for learning. Students are responsible for participating in an attendance management system as designated by the instructor. Attendance / participation grades may also reflect homework, class preparation, punctuality, housekeeping, proper dress, and required equipment, supplies, and text. Students should make every effort possible to attend and be on time for all classes. Students will clock in and clock out on the computer in Room 116. Tardiness and leaving early will take off daily attendance scores. Failure to clock in and out will cause loss of attendance points. The time clock will be the final judge if there is any dispute pertaining to attendance.
Class 1: Class Orientation, Shop Safety
Class 2: Instruction and practice in basic drafting skills and techniques.
Class 3: Continue with practice in basic drafting skills and techniques.
Class 4: Sheet Metal working tools and machinery------------TEST 1—Basic drafting skills
Class 5: Using Patterns and Cutting sheet metal
Class 6: Using Patterns and Cutting sheet metal (continued).
Class 7: Parallel Line Development
Class 8: Parallel Line Development (continued).
Class 9: Triangulation--------------------------TEST 2----Patterns and Parallel Line Development
Class 10: Triangulation (continued).
Class 11: Radial Line Development
Class 12: Radial Line Development (continued).
Class 13: Making and Using Patterns--------------------TEST 3---Triangulation and Radial Lines
Class 14: Making and using Patterns (continued).
Class 15: FINAL EXAM----AND----SHOP CLEANUP
SAFETY IS OUR ONE MOST IMPORTANT CONCERN. NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN ANY SHOP WITHOUT SAFETY GLASSES, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE SAFETY GEAR. ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW THE AMARILLO COLLEGE TECHNICAL EDUCATION CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT. COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE IS MANDATORY FOR CLASS PARTICIPATION.
Cell phones are to be silenced in the class and the shop. Students are not to use their phones in the class room or the shop. Any student who violates this rule will have two options: 1. Surrender the cell phone to the instructor for the remainder of the class period. 2. Go home. Loss of points will also be levied for cell phone infractions
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