Welding Technology - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(46–47 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required WELD courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in  ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 46 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
Related Requirements
OETS 103Technical Career Skills4
or ENGL 1110G Composition I
OETS 104Basic Mathematics for Technicians3-4
or OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians
Technical Requirements
WELD 100Structural Welding I6
WELD 110Blueprint Reading (Welding)3
WELD 120Basic Metallurgy3
WELD 125Introduction to Pipe Welding3
WELD 130Introduction to GMAW MIG)3
WELD 140Introduction to GTAW TIG)3
WELD 150Pipe Welding II3
WELD 160Introduction to SAW and FCAW3
WELD 170Welded Fabrication3
WELD 180GTAW II3
WELD 211Welder Qualification6
Total Credits46-47

(46-47 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required WELD courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in  ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 46 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ENGL 1110G
Composition I
or Technical Career Skills
4
WELD 100 Structural Welding I 6
WELD 130 Introduction to GMAW MIG) 3
WELD 160 Introduction to SAW and FCAW 3
 Credits16
Semester 2
OETS 104
Basic Mathematics for Technicians
or Mathematics for Technicians
3-4
WELD 110 Blueprint Reading (Welding) 3
WELD 140 Introduction to GTAW TIG) 3
WELD 180 GTAW II 3
 Credits12-13
Semester 3
WELD 120 Basic Metallurgy 3
WELD 125 Introduction to Pipe Welding 3
WELD 150 Pipe Welding II 3
WELD 170 Welded Fabrication 3
 Credits12
Semester 4
WELD 211 Welder Qualification 6
 Credits6
 Total Credits46-47