NDE Program: Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates

 

AAS Degree Program

Admissions and other requirements for the Associate Degree program are similar to those for other Technology Careers, with some additions.

  • Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A CPCC placement test in English and Mathematics is required. Developmental classes in Mathematics and English courses are available for students to build basic skills and knowledge.
  • A counseling/orientation appointment follows placement testing.

Certificate Program

Certificates are offered as an integral part of the degree program.  Additionally, these certificates can be earned individually in several specific NDE methods such as UT, RT, PT, etc.

You can see the exact class offerings as well as what is offered each semester [HERE]

Sugested Course Sequence

 Your program advisor will be able to work out a specific plan that fits your needs. We have provided a suggest sequence of classes. Please contact your specific advisor and inquire about what plan of study is the best for you.

COURSE SEQUENCE BY SEMESTER
FOR CPCC NDET AAS DEGREE A50350
 
First Semester Courses                                         Semester/Year __________/_________

 
Course Number/Title
 
Class
 
Lab
Work/
Exp.
 
Credits
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I
2
2
0
3
NDE 110 Intro to Nondestructive Examination
3
0
0
3
NDE 112 Materials and Processes
3
0
0
3
ENG 111 Expository Writing
3
0
0
3
WLD 141 Symbols and Specifications
2
2
0
3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
0
0
3
Totals =
16
16
0
18
Second Semester Courses                                   Semester/Year __________/_________

 
Course Number/Title
 
Class
 
Lab
Work/
Exp.
 
Credits
PHY 131 Physics-Mechanics
3
2
0
4
NDE 121 Principles of Ultrasonics (UT)
3
3
0
4
NDE 141 Surface Testing (VT/PT)
2
2
0
3
NDE 151 Electromagnetic Testing (MT/ET)
2
2
0
3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
2
2
0
3
Totals =
16
16
0
17

Third Semester Courses                                       Semester/Year __________/_________

 
Course Number/Title
 
Class
 
Lab
Work/
Exp.
 
Credits
NDE 122 Angle Beam Examination
3
3
0
4
NDE 131 Principles of Radiography (RT)
3
2
0
4
NDE 252 Eddy Current Testing (ET)
1
2
0
2
COM 110 Introduction to Communication
3
0
0
3
Technical Elective
 
 
 
3
Technical Elective
 
 
 
3
Totals =
10
16
0
19
Fourth Semester Courses                                     Semester/Year __________/_________

 
Course Number/Title
 
Class
 
Lab
Work/
Exp.
 
Credits
NDE 221 UT Industrial Applications
3
3
0
4
NDE 132 RT Industrial Applications
2
3
0
3
NDE 210 NDE Procedure Development
2
2
0
3
COM 231 Public Speaking
3
0
0
3
Technical Elective
 
 
 
3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3
0
0
3
Totals =
16
8
20
19
Total Credit Hours - 73