Nondestructive Testing, CAS

The Nondestructive Testing program is designed to provide students experience in nondestructive test methods, visual inspection, liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, and ultrasonic and radiographic testing. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Demonstrate safe practices for nondestructive testing;
  • Summarize the rules and regulations of radiation safety and characteristics of x-ray and gamma radiation;
  • Illustrate electromagnetic principles and use the equipment;
  • Discuss ultrasonic theory and apply ultrasonic techniques;
  • Summarize magnetic particle testing formulas, methods, applications, limitations, material sensitivity, and equipment calibration;
  • Summarize liquid penetrant formulas, methods, applications, and limitations; and
  • Follow a written procedure that has been created from a code or standard.
Required Courses


Fall Semester


First Semester Total: 16


Spring Semester


Second Semester Total: 14


Total Credits 30


R Indicates Related Instruction Requirement
*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

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