Degree Description

This program covers all the welding content to prepare students to become American Welding Society (AWS) Level I (Flat) and Level II (Pipe) certified welders. The courses will provide classroom and lab instruction, with hands-on practice in metal preparation, metallurgy, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding and flux-cored arc welding for both flat and pipe welding. Students will learn to weld on steel plate and pipe, aluminum, and stainless steel. Students passing qualification tests can earn AWS certification in addition to the AAS degree.

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Degree Pathway

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