Explore the classes that will teach you how to cut and gouge metal, read blueprints and master the most common welding techniques used today, including:
- Shielded metal arc welding (stick welding)
- Gas metal arc welding (MIG welding)
- Flux-cored arc welding
- Gas tungsten arc welding (TIG welding)
- Pipe welding
Each welding associate degree course prepares you for the next one with foundational knowledge and hands-on practice. Learn to cut metal, how to read a blueprint, get in-depth experience with common types of welding, and fabricate something new. A capstone course brings all of the concepts you’ve learned together by building a finished product like a fire pit or pressure vessel. Choose from general education requirements, including technical math, technical writing and general science.
To earn your Welding Technology degree, you will first have to complete the Welding Technician Certificate, plus the following courses listed below: