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Welding Technology: 
Diploma Program

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.


Curriculum: 

Fall Semester

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Machining Applications I

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Cutting Processes

Credit Hours: 

2.00
Basic Welding Processes

Credit Hours: 

2.00
SMAW (Stick) Plate

Credit Hours: 

5.00

Symbols and Specifications

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Spring Semester

Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe

Credit Hours: 

4.00
GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate

Credit Hours: 

4.00

GTAW (TIG) Plate

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Summer Term

Math Measurement & Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Automated Welding/Cutting

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 39