Institution Name:  Santa Clarita Community College District - College of the Canyons

Point of Contact:  Tim Baber, Department Chair - Welding Technology
                                 Kristin Houser Dean - Career Technical Education

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Brief Description of Institution: College of the Canyons, commonly referred to as COC, is a public two-year community college that operates within the Santa Clarita Community College District.With 191 full-time faculty members (as of fall 2009), the college offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees in 69 academic programs, as well as credentials in 82 certificate programs. Programs include Audio/Radio Production, Biotechnology, Child Development, Dance, Film/Video Production, Fire Control Technology, Industrial Manufacturing, Welding Technology, Music, Nursing, Paralegal Studies, Television Production, Theatre Arts and Video Game Animation. Recent additions to the curricula include programs in insurance, web development, ESL, hotel-restaurant entrepreneurship, human services-gerontology and medical laboratory technician.


Manufacturing Programs:

Program Course Name Certification(s) Deliverd Credit/Non-Credit
Welding Technology AS Degree Weld 120 - Industrial Welding I



AWS D17.1

Weld 122 - Industrial Welding II
Weld 124 - Industrial Welding III
Weld 080 - Nondestructive Testing
Weld 130 - Welding Metallurgy
Weld 132 - Blueprintreading for Welders and Fabricators

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