Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding, General Technology Specialization, AAS (AAS.GT.GTWLD 35318)

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The Associate in Applied Science Degree with a major in General Technology and specialization in Welding, allows a student to select additional coursework to gain skills beyond the Welding diploma to become multi-skilled in a second technical specialty that is based on local employment needs. Courses in safety, blueprint reading, metallurgy, weld inspection, pipe fitting/welding, metal fabrication and destructive and non-destructive weld testing provide students with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and hands-on application. Successful graduates may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment. The secondary technical specialty is a minimum of 12 semester hour credits from an approved degree/diploma, or a technical education certificate program that is currently offered at the College, or mix of credits awarded for coursework from any program, military training, experiential learning, and/or testing.

Degree Requirements

Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours

Required Core Subject Areas

Primary Technical Specialty

Subtotal: 21 Credit Hours

Secondary Technical Specialty

Subtotal: 14 Credit Hours

Other Hours Required for Graduation

Completion Plan

First Semester

Subtotal: 12 Credit Hours

Second Semester

Subtotal: 13 Credit Hours

Third Semester

Subtotal: 8 Credit Hours

Fourth Semester

Subtotal: 14 Credit Hours

Fifth Semester

Subtotal: 16 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 63

Approved Electives: ACR 206 , AOT 105 , BCT 105 , BCT 151 , BCT 159 , BUS 101 , CPT 101 MGT 101 , MGT 120 , MTT 101 ,  MTT 111 , MTT 112 , MTT 121 MTT 141 , WLD 142  

*Courses in this program that require a minimum grade of “C.”

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