Welding Technology A50420

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 66

General Education Requirements

Required English

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-113 ENG-114.


Take 3 credits from ENG-111.


Take 3 credits from MAT-110 MAT-121 MAT-171.


Take 3 credits from PSY-118 PSY-150.

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 18 credits from WLD-110 WLD-115 WLD-121 WLD-131 WLD-141.

Other Major Requirements

Other Required Courses

Take 21 credits from MEC-111 WLD-116 WLD-151 WLD-251 WLD-262 WLD-265.

Drafting Option

Take 3 credits from DFT-151 MEC-231.


Take 1 credits from CIS-110 CIS-111 CIS-113.

Welding/Industrial Safety

Take 7 credits from ISC-112 WBL-112 WBL-113 WBL-122 WBL-123 WLD-132 WLD-212.

Other Requirements

Student Success

Take 1 credits from ACA-111 ACA-115 ACA-118 ACA-122.