Welding

Program Description

Graduates of the Technical Studies Welding program are trained in the job skills necessary to enter employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum.  Course work includes a strong emphasis in welding technology with related courses in computer applications, quality control, teamwork, and communication.

Opportunities for Employment

Graduates can expect to find employment as welders in a variety of industries including mining, manufacturing and construction.

Special Considerations

Up to 15 hours credit may be given for documented previous work experience and certifications. Although the program is designed to educate and train welders entering the industry, the program offers increased skill levels and knowledge for experienced welders as well. Welders seeking a degree or desiring promotion to upper level managerial positions should also take advantage of this excellent opportunity.

For Further Information Contact:

Welding (718-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
    Math/Science Elective 3
WEL 100 Fundamentals of Welding 3
WEL 115 Arc and Gas Welding 3
WEL 123 Arc Welding I 3
DRF 160 Machine Blueprint Reading 3
SDV 100 College Success  Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
IND 137 Team Concepts 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
    Humanities Elective 3
    Social Science Elective 3
WEL 124 Arc Welding II 3
    Welding Elective or Equivalent Experience 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
IND 101 Quality Assurance Tech 3
DRF 200 Survey of Computer-Aided Drafting 4
    Social Science Elective 3
WEL 126 Pipe Welding 3
SECOND YEAR SPRING
ENG 115 Technical Writing 3
    Personal Development Elective 1
    Welding Elective or Equivalent experience 3
    Welding Elective or Equivalent experience 3
    Welding Elective or Equivalent experience 3
    Welding Elective or Equivalent experience 3
Total Minimum Credits For Degree 66

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