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Welding (AAS.WEL)

This program provides experiences which enable students to develop competencies necessary for employment in welding and other related occupations. Emphasis throughout the program is placed on developing skills in the following areas: safety, metal identification, oxy-acetylene welding, metal cutting processes, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding (including stainless steel and aluminum), machining, fluid power, mechanical drives, and blueprint reading. Students will gain valuable hands-on experience as they complete a minimum of 375 clock hours of Supervised Occupational Experience at an industry location.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
TEC-048 Applied Shop Computations  
3.0
TEC-040 Blueprint Reading/Industry I  
2.5
TEC-043 Industrial Safety  
1.0
TEC-070 Properties of Metal  
2.5
WEL-056 Metal Cutting and Fabrication
2.0
WEL-057 Welding Fundamentals  
2.5
SEMESTER TOTALS 13.5
Second Semester
WEL-047 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I
2.0
WEL-048 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
3.0
WEL-058 Gas Metal Arc Welding I
2.0
WEL-059 Gas Metal Arc Welding II
3.0
WEL-061 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
3.0
MET-045 Mechanical Drive Systems  
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.0
Summer Term
WEL-074 Welding S.O.E.  
5.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 5.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester   Hours
WEL-055 Pipefitting & Welding
3.0
MTT-050 Intro to Machining Procedures  
3.0
SOS-050 Human Relations  
2.0
IND-044 Fluid Power  
3.0
ENG-050 Writing for Industry  
3.0
Social Science Elective  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 17.0
Second Semester
WEL-060 Gas Metal Arc Welding III
3.0
WEL-053 Gas Tung Arc Welding/Alum +++ 
4.0
WEL-054 Gas Tung Arc/Ss +++ 
2.0
IND-062 Rigging and Hoisting +++ 
1.0
SPE-111 Intro to Speech Communication  
3.0
HED-178 Responding to Emergencies  
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.0
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 65.50