2020-2021 General Catalog 
    Oct 07, 2022  
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Technology, AAS -Major Code 6245, CIP Code 480508

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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, basic welding metallurgy, structural and pipe welding, pipe fitting, 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.

The Welding Technology program prepares students to enter an occupation where industrial safety is a critical competency and will require all students to successfully complete a program specific safety examination prior to participating in laboratory activities. Safety examination includes written and practical “hands-on” preparation, demonstration, and safe operation of occupational processes and equipment.

Program advisor is Jimmy Stratton, Instructor 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: 15


*          Although not a requirement for this degree, students are strongly encouraged to take ORNT 0110 during the first semester of enrollment.

**        Tech Prep courses that may be articulated with High Schools.

***      Capstone Experience:  To qualify for the A.A.S. degree, the student must pass a comprehensive written and practical skills exam. 

           ****    Consult program advisor for proper choice of course requirement.

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