Note: This degree has associated Course Sequences. We recommend using them as reference.
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. ++ indicates any 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 Metal inert Gas (MIG) and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG).
Program Prerequisites Credits: 0-3
|GTC107||Technical Mathematics I (3) OR|
|Satisfactory score on Technical Mathematics placement test||0-3|
Required Courses Credits: 43
|DFT110||Technical Drafting I||3|
|DFT114||Machine Trades Blueprint Reading||3|
|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|
|WLD225||Welding Inspection and Quality Control||3|
|Students must select three (3) courses for a total of 15 credits from the following courses:|
|WLD106AB||Arc Welding 6010 3G-4G||5|
|WLD106AC||Arc Welding 7018 3G-4G||5|
|WLD106AD||Arc Welding 6010, 7018 5G-6G||5|
|WLD206AA||GMAW and ATAW Welding||5|
|WLD206AB||Advanced GMAW and FCAW Welding||5|
|WLD206AC||Advanced GTAW Non-Ferrous Welding||5|
|WLD206AD||Advanced GRAW Ferrous Welding||5|
|WLD208AA||Advanced Arc Welding - 3G Certification||5|
|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 and Critical Thinking (3) OR|
|Equivalent as indicated by assessment.|
|Met by GTC108 in Required Courses area.|
|Humanities, Arts and Design||Credits: 2-3|
|Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area.|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.|
|Social-Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Social-Behavioral Sciences area.|
Meet with an Advisor
Click here for MCC’s easy-to-use Enrollment Steps.
Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
This Associate in Applied Science is associated with
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 (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=107989).