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Technical Studies, Welding Track, AAS


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Purpose

This program is designed to build upon the welding certificate and to create a pathway to upper division studies or a competitive resume advantage for students planning to work as welders in industry, and to provide them with an introduction to the various types of equipment and materials used in welding. AWS, ASME, and other certifications are also available.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of welding tools.
  • Safely perform welding techniques using fillers, wires, fluxes, and gases.
  • Be able to read and interpret blueprints in the welding industry.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of quality control principles.

Program Curriculum and Suggested Sequence of Courses


Total Credits: 14


2nd Session


Total Credits: 16


3rd Session


Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 17


5th Session


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits For Program: 68


Notes and Additional Curriculum Options


  1. Part-time students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate course sequences.
  2. Students who have completed MTH 103 have satisfied this requirement.
  3. Internship is a total of 6 credits taken over two semesters.
  4. Alternate courses: ETR 150 , ETR 160 

Certifications


Courses in this program may help students attain the following license(s) or certification(s):

  • EPA Section 608 Technician Certification, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Journeyman Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
  • Master Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

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