Welding Technology, AAS

Welding

WELD.AAS.C33

Program Overview

The Welding curriculum is designed to provide the student with fundamental theory in the technology of welding processes, metallurgy, and fabrication design. He or she will develop practical skills in drafting, tungsten, and inert gas welding, metal inert gas welding, stick electrode welding, oxyacetylene welding, oxyacetylene cutting and oxyacetylene brazing. Students will be required to furnish personal protective equipment and tools. Welding Technology graduates are generally prepared to enter welding programs at selected colleges and universities with junior status.

Additional Program Information

A transfer agreement with at least one four-year college or university exists for this A.A.S. program. Students should consult an advisor for more information.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Welding class
WELD 1114Basic Welding

4

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4

WELD 1263Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

3

WELD 2044Pipe Welding

4

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4

WELD 2224Metallic Inert Gas Welding

4

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1004Fundamentals of Electricity

4

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4

MCHN 1224Machine Tool II

4

Choose two

WELD 2062Fillet Weld Special Problems

2

WELD 2072Groove Weld Special Problems

2

WELD 2172Pipe Weld Special Problems

2

Total Credit Hours:48

General education

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3

PSCI 1114Applied Technical Science

4

SOCY 2513Sociology

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

A higher level mathematics course can be substituted.

A higher level English course(s) can be substituted for COMM 1603 and/or ENGL 1613.

 

Total Credit Hours: 64

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

WELD 1114Basic Welding

4

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1004Fundamentals of Electricity

4

Spring semester

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3

MCHN 1224Machine Tool II

4

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4

Fall semester

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

PSCI 1514Introduction to Physical Science

4

WELD 2044Pipe Welding

4

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4

Spring Semester

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

SOCY 2513Sociology

3 Credits

WELD 1263Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

3

WELD 2224Metallic Inert Gas Welding

4

WELD Welding Special Problems Courses

4 Credits

Outcomes

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