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 Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-156 Statistics -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-102 Intermediate Algebra 4 Gen Ed
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 Gen Ed
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 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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