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Welding - General Technology, AAS

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Program Start Date: Any Term
Minimum Program Length: 74 academic weeks; 5 terms day; 62 credits
Curriculum Code: 35318

Program Description

Students will complete a primary technical specialty in Welding and a secondary specialty specific to their educational and career goals.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience in reading blueprints, cutting and welding plate, mild steel pipe and stainless steel pipe.

Professional Opportunities

Welder, fitter and fabricator

Unique Aspects

Students will complete all welding courses required by the certificate program and being aided by their academic advisor, select a secondary specialty that meets their personal and professional career goals plus completing 15 credit hours of general education courses to fulfill degree requirements.

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Total Credits: 62

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Fourth Semester

Fifth Semester

  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Course Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Humanities/Fine Arts Section above).
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences General Education Course Credits: 3
    (Choose 1 course from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Section above).
  • Secondary Technical Specialty Credits: 4
    (Choose 1 course from the Secondary Technical Specialty Section above).

Total Credits: 62

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the entry level skill sets of the welding profession.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the four main processes of welding (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and FCAW).
  3. Identify and select appropriate consumables based on the specific welding process used.
  4. Interpret basic blueprints and specifications in the welding and pipefitting field.
  5. Demonstrate their ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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