D50420

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. 

TYPICAL COURSE SEQUENCE  COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS 

  • ENG 101 Applied Communications I may be taken lieu of ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 
Hours Per Week Hours
FIRST SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
ENG 101 Applied Communications I 3 0 3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1 3 2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2 9 5
7 15 12
Hours Per Week Hours
SECOND SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 1 9 4
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/ Plate 2 6 4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 2 6 4
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 2 2 3
7 23 15
Hours Per Week Hours
THIRD SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
WLD 122 GMAW (MIG) Plate/ Pipe 1 6 3
WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 1 6 3
WLD 231 GTAW (TIG) Pipe 1 6 3
3 18 9
Hours Per Week Hours
FOURTH SEMESTER Course Title Class Lab Credit
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 2 2 3
WLD 215 SMAW (stick) Pipe 1 9 4
3 11 7

Total Semester hours credit: 43

Associate Degrees

Manual Horizontal Line

Collaborative Programs

Manual Horizontal Line

Menu
Skip to content