Welding Technology AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 64
Program Start: Fall

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Math Elective 3
WEL-228 Introduction to Welding, Safety, and Health of Welders: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-233 Print Reading and Welding Symbol Interpretation: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 3
WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1 Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-262 Thermal Cutting Processes I - Manual and Mechanized OxyFuel Cutting: SENSE1 Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-263 Thermal Cutting Processes II - Plasma and Carbon Steel Arc: SENSE1 Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 3
WEL-345 GMAW Developmental II Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-374 SMAW Developmental I Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 2
Total Credits 20

Semester 2
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-275 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II: SENSE1 Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 3
WEL-280 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Self-Shielded): SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-281 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas-Shielded): SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-344 GMAW Developmental I Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-375 SMAW Developmental II Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 2
Total Credits 16

Semester 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 2
WEL-252 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Aluminum: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel: SENSE1 Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-254 Welding Inspection and Testing Principles: SENSE1 Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-303 Pipe Welding SMAW Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 3
WEL-353 GTAW Developmental Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-928 Independent Study (optional) 2
Total Credits 12

Semester 4
AGC-103 Ag Computers 3
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG-105 Composition I Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
WEL-106 Welding Design Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-201 Procedures and Qualifications Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 1
WEL-296 Pipe Welding GTAW Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 5
WEL-701 Robotic Welding Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 3
Total Credits 16

Math Electives
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 Gen Ed
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

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