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 Credits

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

WELD 1263Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

3 Credits

WELD 2044Pipe Welding

4 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

WELD 2224Metallic Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1004Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4 Credits

MCHN 1224Machine Tool II

4 Credits

Choose two

WELD 2062Fillet Weld Special Problems

2 Credits

WELD 2072Groove Weld Special Problems

2 Credits

WELD 2172Pipe Weld Special Problems

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:48

General education

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ELTR 1503Survey of Renewable Energy

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3 Credits

PSCI 1114Applied Technical Science

4 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 Credits

MCHN 1214Machine Tool I

4 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1004Fundamentals of Electricity

4 Credits

Spring semester

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3 Credits

MCHN 1224Machine Tool II

4 Credits

WELD 1124Advanced Arc Welding

4 Credits

Fall semester

COGT 2114AutoCAD I

4 Credits

PSCI 1514Introduction to Physical Science

4 Credits

WELD 2044Pipe Welding

4 Credits

WELD 2124Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

Spring Semester

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ELTR 1503Survey of Renewable Energy

3 Credits

WELD 1263Metallurgy & Heat Treatment

3 Credits

WELD 2224Metallic Inert Gas Welding

4 Credits

WELD Welding Special Problems Courses

4 Credits

Outcomes

Demonstrate safe work habits in the operation of welding, cutting and fabrication.

Formulate welding symbols and effectively demonstrate their use.

Explain Basic metallurgy concepts and identify metals and weld methods used in industry.

Evaluate proper methods required for strong welds and accurate cuts.

Identify the appropriate equipment required in a fabrication setting.

Explain the proper setup and use of gases for the various types of welds.

Identify the proper procedure for preparing, welding & destructively testing a completed weld coupon per the AWS code.​

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