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Welding Technology

Associate in Applied Science

This program covers all the welding content to prepare students to become American Welding Society (AWS) Level I (Flat) and Level II (Pipe) certified welders. The courses will provide classroom and lab instruction, with hands-on practice in metal preparation, metallurgy, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding and flux-cored arc welding for both flat and pipe welding. Students will learn to weld on steel plate and pipe, aluminum, and stainless steel. Students passing qualification tests can earn AWS certification in addition to the AAS degree.

Career Possibilities

  • Sheet Metal Fitter
  • Pipe Fitter and Steamfitter
  • Pipelayer
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Degree Information

Recommended Math Pathway: TECH

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 or ENGL-103

Degree Pathway

This degree pathway is still under development. In the meantime, an Academic Advisor or the Program Coordinator (Jerald Staley) can help you with your semester schedule.

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October 17, 2016
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