Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ General Catalog: College Catalog 2019-2020 Program: Welding: Fabrication, A.A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Welding: Fabrication, A.A.S.

Total degree hours:  64

This degree program is designed to train students in beginning, intermediate and advanced welding applications.  Students who complete this degree will be qualified for a variety of career opportunities in the welding industry with the ability to secure jobs with competitive pay.  The core courses added to the skill courses will prepare students for future advancement in the industry to include supervisory and management positions.

Program graduates will be able to:

  1. Define and adhere to proper safety procedures in welding environments.
  2. Illustrate knowledge of the proper use and applications of welding equipment according to industry standards.
  3. Identify and employ the appropriate and correct application of blueprints in welding.
  4. Perform basic Gas Metal Arc Welding/Flux Core Arc Welding (GMAW/FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) welding procedures from flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions according to industry standards.
  5. Demonstrate safe work habits that reflect concern and care for self, others and the environment that reflect current industry expectations.
  6. Illustrate and apply professional employability skills desired by potential employers in the welding field, such as the importance of being timely, quality weld production and effective communication techniques.

The Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Welding certificate programs offer students the workforce skills to perform the essential functions within the scope of practice that an individual desires a career/employment in. The three certificates are “stackable” in conjunction with the five general education courses to complete the AAS degree.

General Education: (16 credits)

Written Communication: (3 Credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ENG 115 - Technical English and Communication Credits: 3(3-0)

Oral Communication: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 125 - Interpersonal Communication Credits: 3(3-0)

Mathematics: (4 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 108 - Technical Mathematics Credits: 4(4-0)

Business: (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
BUS 115 - Introduction to Business Credits: 3(3-0)

General Education Electives:

AAA 101 or 109;    ACC 121 or 122;   ART, 124, 133, 138, 139, 141, 142, 151, 161, 165, 221, 224, 233, 234, 251, 262, 265;

BUS 216, 217, 226;   COM 115;   CIS 115, 118;   CRJ 110;   HWE 100, 124, 230, 237, 255’   MAN 226;

PED 102, 103, 104, 110, 111, 112, 113, 237;   PHI 222, 112, 215’   SPA 101

or any GT designated course

Other gtPathways (GT) and General Education courses are available through CCCOnline

Required Courses (48 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
WEL 101 - Allied Cutting Processes Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 102 - Oxyacetylene Joining Processes Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 103 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc I Credits: 4(1-3)
WEL 104 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc II Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 106 - Blueprint Reading for Welders and Fitters Credits: 4(1-3)
WEL 110 - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc I Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 111 - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc II Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 124 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Credits: 4(1-3)
WEL 125 - Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding Credits: 4(1-3)
WEL 202 - Gas Metal Arc Welding II Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 224 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Credits: 4 (1-3)
WEL 230 - Pipe Welding I Credits: 4 (1-3)
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