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Welding

Associate of Applied Science

Learn various welding and pipe fabrication techniques.

Program/Major Codes: AASWELDING/WLD1

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  Entry-level employment as a welder.

Academic Options:  While this program was not designed to transfer to a 4-year university, it may apply toward Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) or other programs. See Pima’s Transfer Partnerships page to determine which universities offer BAS programs, and research how the universities may accept this program in transfer.

Program Requirements 2018-2019
  

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Credits
CTE Arts and Humanities Requirement 3
CTE Social and Behavioral Science Requirement
  Recommend: ANT/ARC 205 or HIS 101
3
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
MAC 275 Applied Metallurgy 4
WLD 110 Basic Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding 4
WLD 115 Blueprint Reading/Estimating 4
WLD 160 Arc Welding 4
WLD 250 Pipe Welding 4
WLD 261 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4
WLD 262 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4
WLD 263 Layout and Fabrication Welding 4
Subtotal 32

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CAD 101 Computer-Aided Drafting 4
CMN 120 Business and Professional Communications 3
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101 Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Technical Electives: Complete 9 credit hours from the following:
BCT, CAD, CSA, MAC, MGT, WLD
9
Subtotal 23
Total 61

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Communication - GTW 101; Mathematics or Science - GTM 105; Other - CMN 120; Special - CMN 120. 

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