Welding Technology A.S. Degree

The program of studies in Welding Technology is designed to provide comprehensive occupational training in welding methods currently used in the welding fabrication industry. Students will be taught the manipulative skills and the technical knowledge required to operate oxyacetylene, shielded electric arc, MIG, TIG, and semiautomatic flame cutting. They will be prepared for certification as required by employment in the welding industry.


Course Title Units
WEL 100 Oxyacetylene Gas Welding 3
WEL 101 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3
WEL 102 Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding 3
WEL 103 Basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
WEL 200 Advanced Metal Arc Welding 3
WEL 201 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
WEL 202 Advanced Oxyacetylene Gas Welding 3
WEL 203 Consolidated Welding 3

Electives (Choose a minimum of two courses from the list below)

Course Title Units
WEL 120 Intro to Welding Principles & Practices 3
WEL 121 Resistance Welding & Special Welding Applications 3
WEL 122 Principles & Practices of Metal Technology and Professional Welding 3

Total Required Units: 30

In addition to the Core Courses required for the A.S. Degree Welding Technology, students will also be required to meet the Associate Degree Requirements and the General Education Requirements (Option A) listed in this catalog.