The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and application essential for successful employment in the welding and metal working industry. 

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application. 

Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment. 


Hours Per Week Hours
FIRST SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1 3 2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2 9 5
4 15 9
Hours Per Week Hours
SECOND SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 1 9 4
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 2 2 3
3 11 7

Total Semester hours credit: 16

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