Welding Technology/Welder AAS Degree Courses

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

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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- O E 3
Math Elective 3
WEL-228 Introduction to Welding, Safety, and Health of Welders: SENSE1 8WK1 1
WEL-233 Print Reading and Welding Symbol Interpretation: SENSE1 8WK1 3
WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1 8WK2 2
WEL-262 Thermal Cutting Processes I - Manual and Mechanized OxyFuel Cutting: SENSE1 8WK2 2
WEL-263 Thermal Cutting Processes II - Plasma and Carbon Steel Arc: SENSE1 8WK2 2
WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1 8WK1 3
WEL-345 GMAW Developmental II 8WK2 2
WEL-374 SMAW Developmental I 8WK1 2
Total Credits 20

Semester 2
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3
WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 8WK1 2
WEL-275 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II: SENSE1 8WK2 3
WEL-280 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Self-Shielded): SENSE1 8WK1 2
WEL-281 Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas-Shielded): SENSE1 8WK1 2
WEL-344 GMAW Developmental I 8WK1 2
WEL-375 SMAW Developmental II 8WK2 2
Total Credits 16

Semester 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3
WEL-251 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Carbon Steel: SENSE1 8WK1 2
WEL-252 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Aluminum: SENSE1 8WK1 1
WEL-253 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding for Austenitic Stainless Steel: SENSE1 8WK1 1
WEL-254 Welding Inspection and Testing Principles: SENSE1 8WK2 1
WEL-303 Pipe Welding SMAW 8WK2 3
WEL-353 GTAW Developmental 8WK1 1
WEL-928 Independent Study Optional 1
Total Credits 12

Semester 4
AGC-103 Ag Computers 3
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3
WEL-106 Welding Design 8WK2 1
WEL-201 Procedures and Qualifications 8WK1 1
WEL-296 Pipe Welding GTAW 8WK1 5
WEL-701 Robotic Welding 8WK2 3
Total Credits 16

Math Electives
MAT-121 College Algebra 4
MAT-128 Precalculus 4
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3
MAT-210 Calculus I 4
MAT-216 Calculus II 4
MAT-219 Calculus III 4

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