Welding Technology: AS Degree

This is an extensive two year program in all phases of welding: oxyacetylene, semiautomatic MIG & TIG, and submerged arc, as well as stick electrode. Classes must be taken in sequence. A certificate will be granted upon completion of the required Welding courses. 

Degree Requirements
Required Courses
WELD-120Welding Technology 17
WELD-121Welding Technology 27
WELD-240Welding Technology 37
WELD-241Welding Technology 47
DDGT-110Technical Drawing Fundamentals3
MACH-100Machine Shop Practice3
PHOT-120Introduction to Photography3
PHYS-110Descriptive Physics3
PHYS-111Descriptive Physics Laboratory1
TECH-92Technical Mathematics 13
TECH-107Technical Mathematics II3
Total Units47

All required courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Consultation with the Program Coordinator is required. 

To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.  

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
MACH-100 Machine Shop Practice 3
TECH-92 Technical Mathematics 1 3
WELD-120 Welding Technology 1 7
Physical Education 1 1
PHOT-120 Introduction to Photography 3
TECH-107 Technical Mathematics II 3
WELD-121 Welding Technology 2 7
English Composition 2 3-4
Second Year
DDGT-110 Technical Drawing Fundamentals 3
PHYS-110 Descriptive Physics 3
PHYS-111 Descriptive Physics Laboratory 1
WELD-240 Welding Technology 3 7
Physical Education 1 1
WELD-241 Welding Technology 4 7
Social and Behavioral Science 3 3
Physical Education 1 1
Electives 4 4-5
 Total Units60-62