Students will prepare to enter the job market as a skilled welder. Proficient students are able to obtain welder certifications for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) to AWS code requirements.
The Welding Certificate of Completion can be completed in one year.
Welding is only offered on the Price Campus.
General Education Requirements
Written Communications (choose one - 3 cr.)
Math (choose one - 3 or 4 cr.)
Human Relations or Social Science (choose one - 3 cr.)
Automotive Technology Courses
WELD 1100 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding 7 cr.
WELD 1110 - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3 cr.
WELD 1120 - Beginning Gas Metal Arc Welding and Flux Cored Arc Welding 7 cr.
WELD 1130 - Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding and Flux Cored Arc Welding 3 cr.
WELD 1140 - Related Welding Processes 7 cr.
WELD 1150 - Beginning Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 7 cr.
WELD 1160 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3 cr.
WELD 2400 - Print Reading for Welders 3 cr.
WELD 2410 - Practical Fabrication & Layout 3 cr.
WELD 2500 - Weld Inspection 3 cr.
WELD 2600 - Metallurgy 3 cr.
Electives (choose one)
CHEM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry 3 cr.
EDDT 1040 - CAD Level I: Intro to CAD 3 cr.
EDDT 2650 - Mechanical Blueprint Reading 3 cr.
ENGR 1000 - Introduction to Engineering Design 2 cr.
MACH 1010 - Machine Tool Technology I 3 cr.
PHYS 1010 - Elementary Physics 3 cr.
PHYS 1040 - Introductory Astronomy 3 cr.
PHYS 1050 - Technical Physics 3 cr.
Printable Degree Plan: Welding - CC, Degree Sheet
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Students who complete the Welding program are prepared to work as a Welder in the following:
- Welding Inspection
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