AAS Welding Technology | BCTC

Associate in Applied Science: Welding Technology

Academic Plan Code - 4805087019

Welding occupations are primarily concerned with joining, surfacing, or repairing structures or parts made of metal or other weldable materials. The skills and knowledge needed to determine the appropriate welding technique required for a specific project and to successfully perform that technique are gained through course work and practical experience.

General Education Core

ENG101 Writing I (3)
MAH155 or MT110 Applied Mathematics (3) OR
MA 111 or MT145 Contemporary College Mathematics (3) OR
MA109 or MT150 College Algebra (3)
Heritage/Humanities (3)
PHY151 Introduction to Physics (3) AND
PH161 Introductory Physics Laboratory I (1) OR
Science (3)
PY110 General Psychology (3) OR
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
COM252 or COM181 Oral Communications (3)
Computer Literacy (0-3)

Subtotal Credit Hours: 18 22

Technical Core or Support Courses

WLD100 Oxy-Fuel Systems (2) OR
WLD110 Cutting Processes (2)
WLD101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab (2) OR
WLD111 Cutting Processes Lab(3)
WLD120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (2)
WLD121 Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Fillet Laboratory (3)
WLD123 Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Groove Welds with Backing Lab (3) OR
WLD225 Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Open Groove Lab (3)
WLD130 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (2)
WLD131 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: Fillet Lab (3)
WLD133 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: Groove Lab (3)
WLD140 Gas Metal Arc Welding (2)
WLD141 Gas Metal Arc Welding: Fillet Lab (3)
WLD143 Gas Metal Arc Welding: Groove Lab (3)
WLD170 Blueprint Reading for Welding (2)
WLD171 Blueprint Reading for Welding Lab (3)
WLD220 Welding Certification (2)
WLD221 Welding Certification Lab (3)
WLD298 Welding Practicum (1-6) OR
WLD299 Cooperative Work Experience (1-6)
Technical Elective 2-3

Subtotal Credit Hours: 42 - 48

Total Credit Hours: 60 - 70