Welding Certificate Option Courses

Program Details
Award Certificate
Credits 20
Program Start Fall, Spring

2024–2025 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2024 or Spring 2025.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

Course Descriptions: Show All | Hide All

Term 1
MAT-772 Applied Math or 3 $675.00
Math Elective 3
WEL-228 Introduction to Welding, Safety, and Health of Welders: SENSE1 8WK1 1 $225.00
WEL-233 Print Reading and Welding Symbol Interpretation: SENSE1 8WK1 3 $675.00
WEL-245 Gas Metal Arc Welding Spray Transfer: SENSE1 8WK2 2 $465.00
WEL-262 Thermal Cutting Processes I - Manual and Mechanized OxyFuel Cutting: SENSE1 8WK2 2 $555.00
WEL-263 Thermal Cutting Processes II - Plasma and Carbon Steel Arc: SENSE1 8WK2 2 $570.00
WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1 8WK1 3 $1355.00
WEL-346 GMAW Developmental I 8WK2 2 $450.00
WEL-374 SMAW Developmental I 8WK1 2 $665.00
Total Credits 20
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $5,635.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $1,135.00

Math Electives
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra 4 $900.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $675.00
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $900.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $900.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $675.00
MAT-156 Statistics 3 $675.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $900.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $900.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $900.00

Cost Calculations

Calculations are based on 2024–2025 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

Cost calculations are provided for informational purposes only and are not a guarantee of charges.

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees per credit hour × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation

Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.

Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied Calculation

Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.

Students must apply for, be awarded, and meet the ongoing eligibility requirements for the Last-Dollar Scholarship.

See the Last-Dollar Scholarship Award Calculation

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Natasha Ceaser
Bremer Hall 136C
319-296-4014 ext.1062
Email Natasha Ceaser

Faculty Advisors

Last Names A – M

Jeff Jantzen
Buchanan Hall 155B
319-296-2329 ext.1432
Email Jeff Jentzen

Last Names N – Z

Patrick Hollaway
Buchanan Hall 155A
319-296-2329 ext.1398
Email Patrick Halloway

Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
Email Connie Smith


Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
Email Dave Grunklee

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