Associate of Applied Science
Students successfully completing this program will have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment in the welding industry. Career opportunities include Welding Engineer, Welding Inspector, Structural Iron Worker, Custom Vehicle Designer, or Metal Art Sculptor. Skills and knowledge presented in the program include oxy-acetylene welding, cutting and brazing, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW/MIG), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW/TIG), and flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), along with destructive weld testing methods. The curriculum is designed to meet or exceed the requirements set forth by the American Welding Society (AWS).