Graduates of the two-year Welding Technology Associate in Technical Arts degree program (ATA) become proficient in all of the common industrial welding and cutting processes used in the boatbuilding, industrial maintenance, construction, and manufacturing, industries. Students receive advanced training in diverse topics ranging from welding metallurgy to computer-numerical-controlled (CNC) metalworking operations.
An Associate in Technical Arts degree (ATA) is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 90 credits in courses numbered 100 or above with an accumulated grade point average of 2.0. Courses must include completion of the technical major and general education requirements.
Includes required ATA courses. Student schedule may vary based on entry point, credit load, and prerequisites. Consult with department chair or SVC counselor for scheduling options.
* Learning Community (5-10 credits) or 5 credits of General Education (natural sciences, social sciences, or humanities) from AA-DTA distribution. Must be outside of technical area, approved by Department Chair. Please see INDEX regarding Learning Communities.