2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 22, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Technology Program Video

Welding Technology (A.A.S.)

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A.A.S. Degree: 63 Hours

Depth of training required for entry into the welding occupation depends on the specific needs of employers. In this program, theory and many hours of practice are combined to lead to either the certificate or the Associate of Applied Science degree levels of competency. A broad background allows the student to meet the needs of various graduate employment goals. The lab facility at the Springfield campus is certified by the American Welding Society (AWS), 8669 NW 36 Street #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672, (800) 443-9353.

Welding Technology Program Requirements

WLD 230  Industrial Welding Specialist (20-Week Welding) satisfies completion of WLD 111, WLD 112, WLD 113, WLD 114, WLD 130, WLD 221, WLD 222, WLD 223, WLD 224 toward the AAS in Welding Technology.


As required by Missouri law, all degree programs must include instruction in both the U.S. and the Missouri State Constitution. This can be satisfied by either PLS 101  or HST 120 .

Related Electives: May choose courses from the following program areas: CST, DDT, IMT, MTT, WLD

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