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Associate of Applied Science degree
Entry time: Fall, Spring (daytime & evening)

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Year - First Semester (Fall)
  MAT-764   Welding Mathematics I2
 
OR

 
  MAT-707   Algebra Mastery I3
  WEL-102   Virtual Reality Welding2
  WEL-105   Welding Principles2
  WEL-110   Welding Blueprint Reading2
  WEL-156   Welding Skills I4
  WEL-157   Welding Skills II4
  - - - - - - -   Communication elective3

19

First Year - Second Semester (Spring)
  MAT-765   Welding Mathematics II3
  WEL-128   Brazing/Soldering2
  WEL-130   Oxyacetylene Welding2
  WEL-184   Gas Metal Arc Welding3
  WEL-208   Introduction to Fabrication2
  - - - - - - -   Communication elective3

15

Second Year - First Semester (Fall)
  CSC-110   Introduction to Computers3
  WEL-113   Welding Blueprint Reading/Pipe1
  WEL-185   Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding3
  WEL-192   Gas Tungsten Arc Welding4
  WEL-302   Pipe Welding/SMAW2

13

Second Year - Second Semester (Spring)
  MGT-145   Human Relations in Management3
 
OR

 
  PSY-111   Introduction to Psychology3
  - - - - - - -   Humanities or History/Cultures elective3
  - - - - - - -   Welding electives12
Welding Electives
  MAT-739   Pipe Fitters Math3
  WEL-134   Cutting Processes2
  WEL-146   AWS Bend Test4
  WEL-199   Introduction to Flux Core1
  WEL-230   Welding Quality Assurance3
  WEL-304   Pipe Welding/SWAW Fixed Horizontal3
  WEL-305   Pipe Welding/SMAW Qualification3
  WEL-306   Pipe Welding/GMAW3
  WEL-307   Pipe Welding/GTAW3
  WEL-311   Pipe Welding/Heavy Wall GTAW5
  WEL-932   Internship2
  WEL-947   Special Projects1

18


Total Program Hours     65


Industry endorsements earned: OSHA-10 General Industry; Adult First Aid with CPR; Forklift Class 1, 3, 4, 5, 7; American Welding Society (AWS) certifications; American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) qualifications; National Career Readiness Certificate