Welding Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 63-66 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits. 1, 212-14
Area I: Communications
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Science
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Electives 23-4
Core Requirements
OETS 118Mathematics for Technicians3
WELD 100Structural Welding I6
WELD 105Introduction to Welding3
WELD 110Blueprint Reading (Welding)3
WELD 115Structural Welding II6
WELD 125Introduction to Pipe Welding3
WELD 126Industrial Pipe Welding3
WELD 130Introduction to GMAW MIG)3
WELD 140Introduction to GTAW TIG)3
WELD 150Pipe Welding II3
WELD 151Industrial Pipe Welding II3
WELD 170Welded Fabrication3
WELD 211Welder Qualification6
Total Credits63-66

A Suggested Plan of Study

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
WELD 100 Structural Welding I 6
WELD 125 Introduction to Pipe Welding 3
WELD 130 Introduction to GMAW MIG) 3
WELD 140 Introduction to GTAW TIG) 3
WELD 115 Structural Welding II 6
WELD 150 Pipe Welding II 3
WELD 105 Introduction to Welding 3
General Education Elective Course 1 3-4
WELD 170 Welded Fabrication 3
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1,2 3
Second Year
WELD 110 Blueprint Reading (Welding) 3
WELD 126 Industrial Pipe Welding 3
OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians 3
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3
WELD 211 Welder Qualification 6
WELD 151 Industrial Pipe Welding II 3
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
GEN Ed Course - One course from Areas I-VI 1, 2 3-4
 Total Credits63-66