Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. ++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Welding program prepares students to work in the field using oxyacetylene (gas) and electric (arc) processes. The program emphasizes knowledge and skill required to work with modern industrial welding equipment using advanced welding techniques including mig (metal inert gas) and tig (tungsten inert gas).
|GTC107||Technical Mathematics I (3) OR|
|Satisfactory score on Technical Mathematics placement test||0-3|
|DFT110||Technical Drafting I||3|
|DFT114||Machine Trades Blueprint Reading||3|
|GTC102||Machine Processes, Theory and Application (3) OR|
|GTC104||Manufacturing Processes (4)||3-4|
|GTC108||Technical Mathematics II||3|
|GTC216||Properties of Materials||3|
|WLD101||Welding I (3) OR|
|GTC129||Manufacturing Welding (3)||3|
|WLD103||Basic Blacksmithing and Metal Shaping||3|
|WLD206||Advanced Welding - Heliarc and Wire Feed||5|
|WLD208||Advanced Arc Welding - Certification||5|
|WLD225||Welding Inspection and Quality Control||3|
|Select any prefixed DFT, GTC, and WLD courses except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.|
|DFT+++++ Any DFT Drafting Technology course(s)|
|GTC+++++ Any GTC General Technology course(s)|
|QCT+++++ Any QCT Quality Control Technology course(s)|
|WLD+++++ Any WLD Welding Technology course(s)|
|General Education Requirements||Credits: 18-22|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|ENG101||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND|
|ENG102||First-Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR|
|ENG111||Technical and Professional Writing (3)|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|COM100||Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR|
|COM110||Interpersonal Communication (3) OR|
|COM230||Small Group Communication (3)|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 0-3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading (3) OR|
|Equivalent as indicated by assessment.|
|Met by GTC108 in Required Courses area.|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||Credits: 2-3|
|Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.|
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Welding (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=41009).
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