Welding Technology degree program provides the student an opportunity to develop skills using various welding and cutting tools, techniques, and materials. This degree program prepares students for career success in welding and metal fabrication. This Welding Technology degree also develops supervisory skills that enables students to become a project supervisor or manager. Welding certification by an independent agency is available. This AAS degree is also available as a transfer degree to a BAS program. See your advisor for information concerning the transfer degree.
Courses listed in Curriculum Requirements that qualify for General Education credit (see the General Education section of the catalog) may fulfill both General Education and Curriculum Requirements unless General Education Requirements are specified in the major. Each course taken to satisfy the General Education Requirements of this degree must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
To earn this degree you must select a sufficient number of elective credits numbered 100 or above to obtain the 64 credit hours required. For students earning the AAS degree, it is highly recommended students choose electives from the Curriculum Related courses. For students transferring to a BAS program, it is highly recommended students choose additional General Education courses to complete the AGEC-A requirements. If you plan to transfer, elective credits must be transferrable to the university or universities you plan to transfer to. Consult the catalog or an advisor from the school you will transfer to as you make your selections.
In addition to completing the required courses listed above, you must meet the following general graduation requirements to obtain this degree: