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The welding degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in welding and fabrication related industries. The program also provides hands-on instruction to ensure that students acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities as well as safety practices to begin a successful career as a welder.

Advising Sheets

Note: Advising sheets subject to change. Seek Assistance from your Academic Advisor prior to registration.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Class Description Credits
ENG 150 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 151 Freshman Compostion 3
SPH 153 Introduction to Speech 3
Total: 9
Information & Technology Literacy
ICT 150 Introduction to Computers 3
Total: 3
Critical Thinking
MAT 151 Intermediate Algebra 3
PHSCI 150/150L Physical Science 4
Total: 7
Global Awareness & Cultural Competence
Select one 3 credit course from the following options and HIS 162 for a total of six (6) credits
HIS 150 American History I 3
HIS 151 American History II 3
HIS 170 World Civilization I 3
HIS 171 World Civilization II 3
HIS 162 Pacific History
Total: 6
Personal Development & Responsibility
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
HEA 150 Introduction to Health Science 3
Total: 3
Total GER Credits: 28

Co-Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
WLD 100 Welding Fundamentals & Metallurgy 3
WLD 190 Advanced Oxyacetylene Welding 6
WLD 260 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding 6
WLD 270 Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) 6
WLD 280 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) 6
Total Co-Foundational Credits: 27

Program Requirements

Class Description Credits
BPR 200 Blueprint Reading I 3
CARP 100 Hand Tools and Power Tools 3
Total Program Credits: 6

Total Credits

Class Credits
General Education Requirements 28
Co-Foundational Requirements 27
Program Requirements 6
Total Credits: 61