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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding and Fabrication, AAS

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Department: Welding  

Program/Major Code: AASWELDING/WLD1

CIP Code: 48.0508

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the learner will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate safe work habits that reflect concern and care for self, others and the environment.
  2. Successfully perform welding operations using appropriate processes on various metals and in various situations.
  3. Interpret blueprints and verbal orders, including weld symbols in order to fabricate using tools of the welding trade.
  4. Perform quality welds and cuts to industry standards.
  5. Demonstrate skills that meet or exceed industry certifications, such as American Welding Society (AWS) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and American Petroleum Institute (API).


This pathway is a suggested sequence of courses for your program of study. Work with an advisor to develop a unique pathway for you based on your placement recommendations, any prior college courses, and your specific situation. The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for this program. Designed for students who have completed prerequisites and have met college preparatory requirements in math, writing and reading.

General Education Note: Ensure that one general education CTE course fulfills one of the awareness categories:

First Semester

CTE - Mathematics or Science (3 credits)



Second Semester

CTE - Communication  (3 credits)


Third Semester

CTE - Options category (4 credits)


Fourth Semester

CTE - Arts & Humanities  (3 credits)

CTE - Social & Behavioral Science  (3 credits)


Program Total: 61 Credits


*Technical Electives - choose courses from

  • BCT
  • CAD
  • CSA
  • MAC
  • MGT
  • WLD

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