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Metropolitan Community College Welding Program

Welding Curriculum

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Business & Technology

Program Coordinator:
Aaron Gibbs 816.604.5246

This program provides students with training to the standards of the American Welding Society curriculum, which prepares students for the AWS written certification tests, and for employment in the welding/fabrication industry. Students completing the two-year degree will acquire the skills required of managerial and technical training personnel, preparing them to move beyond entry-level jobs into other welding-related careers.Students completing welding certificates can return to school while employed and use course work already completed toward the two-year degree.

Important: Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

A.A.S. Welding Technology and Management

A.A.S. Welding Technology and Management (PDF)

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
General Education Requirements
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 136
United States History to 1865 or
United States History since 1865 or
Introduction to U. S. National Politics
3
Option #1 5-6
MATH 103
MATH 120

MATH 104
MATH 130
Technical Mathematics I or
College Algebra or
and
Technical Mathematics II or
Trigonometry
Option #2
MATH 150 PreCalculus or higher
SPAN 100 Beginning Occupational Spanish 3
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Any course numbered 100 or higher from the following disciplines: ART, ECON, ENGL, Foreign Language, GEOG (Except 104 or 110 and GIS courses), PHIL, PSYC, SOSC 3-5
Specific Program Requirements
EHSS 111
EHSS 112
Introduction to Health & Safety for General Industry or
Introduction to Health & Safety for Construction
1
WELD 110 Welding Industry Fundamentals 3
WELD 120 Thermal Cutting Processes Lecture 1
WELD 121 Thermal Cutting Processes Lab 2
WELD 130 Print Reading & Weld Symbols 3
WELD 140 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) Lecture 1
WELD141 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) Lab 2
WELD 150 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 151 Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW) Lab 2
WELD 160 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW) Lecture 1
WELD 161 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I (GTAW) Lab 2
WELD 230 Layout and Fabrication Lecture 1
WELD 231 Layout and Fabrication Lab 2
WELD 240 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (SMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 241 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (SMAW) Lab 2
WELD 250 Gas Metal Arc Welding II (GMAW) Lecture 1
WELD 251 Gas Metal Arc Welding II (GMAW) Lab 2
WELD 260 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II (GTAW) Lecture 1
WELD 261 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II (GTAW) Lab 2
WELD 270 Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Lecture 1
WELD 271 Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Lab 2
WELD 290 Management Skills for the Trades 3
Total Credit Hours Required 61-64