2020-2021 College Catalog

Welding and Joining Technology Diploma

Program Description (Major Code: WAJ2)

The Welding and Joining Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in welding industry. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical applications necessary for successful employment. Welding Program graduates will be prepared to gain entry level training in the construction industry as a welding and joining technician. Students will also be prepared to take the qualification tests.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline

Curriculum

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Courses (43 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel and Plasma Cutting

4

WELD 1030Blueprint Read/Welding Tech

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1050Horizon Shielded Metal ArcWeld

4

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1070Overhead Shield Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Preparation/Industrial Qualifi

3

Advisor Guided Occupational Electives (6 Credits)

Total Credit Hours: 57

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 3 Credits

Estimated Program Cost: $7,426