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2016-2017 Catalog SVC 
2016-2017 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Technology, ATA

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Associate in Technical Arts Degree

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.

Suggested Schedule

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.

First Year

Second Year

Total Hours: 18

Total Hours: 19+

Total Hours: 19+


* 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.

† Students who do not receive an appropriate test score will require additional coursework to develop necessary skills for entry into class. (ENGL& 101  can substitute for ENGL 170 ) (MATH& 107  or MATH& 141  or MATH& 146  can substitute for WMATH 100 )

~ or CSS 103  or CSS 104  with a minimum 3.0 GPA or completion of one quarter or 15 credits of college-level course work with a minimum 3.0 GPA

^ or PE 200  or a valid CPR/First Aid certification from an approved provider.

√ or CMST& 210 

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