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  Jul 25, 2017
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Technology, AAS (Major Code 6245)

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Offered at the Levelland Campus

The Welding Technology program is designed to train the student in the fundamentals of industrial welding processes with emphasis on layout and design. Specific areas of training include: welding processes, welding procedures, blueprint reading, welding metallurgy, plate welding, pipe welding, pipe fitting, plate and pipe layout and fabrication, welding inspection and weld testing methods.

Students successfully completing the following curriculum will meet all requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree. To qualify for the A.A.S. degree, the student must complete a Capstone Experience during the final semester of the program. The program is designed to articulate CTC courses taken in high school. An optional plan for the Certificate of Proficiency is also offered.

Program advisor is Pete Stracener, professor of welding technology.

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Hours: 18


*Although not a requirement, students are strongly encouraged to take EDUC 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.
**CTE related courses that may be articulated with high school.
***Consult program advisor for proper choice of course requirement.

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