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Welding Technology Degree

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

A50420
Day/Evening/Online/Full-Time

Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
ACA-111 - College Student Success 1
-OR- ACA-122 - College Transfer Success 1
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WLD-110 - Cutting Processes 2
WLD-112 - Basic Welding Processes 2
WLD-121 - GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4
WLD-115 - SMAW (Stick) Plate 5
WLD-141 - Symbols and Specifications 3
Total Credit Hours 17/17

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
MAT-110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
WLD-116 - SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe 4
WLD-131 - GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
DFT-119 - Basic CAD 2
Total Credit Hours 13

Fall Semester 2

Course Credits
ATR-112 - Introduction to Automation 3
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 3
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3
MAC-141 - Machining Applications I 4
WLD-132 - GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD-151 - Fabrication I 4
Total Credit Hours 20

Spring Semester 2

Course Credits
BUS-139 - Entrepreneurship I 3
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2
PSY-118 - Interpersonal Psychology 3
-OR- PSY-150 - General Psychology 3
WLD-215 - SMAW (stick) Pipe 4
WLD-251 - Fabrication II 3
WLD-261 - Certification Practices 2
Total Credit Hours 20/20