Welding Technology Degree Curriculum - Southwestern Illinois College

Associate in Applied Science Degree (0062) – Welding Technology

First Year

Total Semester Credits: 17
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
CMT 244 Occupational Safety & Health I 3
HES 151 Personal Health and Wellness 2
WLDT 101 Introduction to Welding 6
WLDT 106 Weld Fabrication Blueprint Reading 3
GT 105 Introduction to Technical Mathematics OR 3
MATH 112 College Algebra (4) OR Higher Level Math  
Total Semester Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
MGMT or CIS Elective 3
WLDT 152 All Position Arc Welding 5
WLDT 107 Advanced Blueprint Reading 2
Humanities OR Social Science Elective 3

Second Year

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Total Semester Credits: 17
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
WLDT 201 Advanced Arc Welding 6
ENG 103 Technical Communication OR
Communications Elective
3
Human Relations Elective 3
Technical Electives* 5
Total Semester Credits: 19
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
WLDT 252 Pipe Welding 4
WLDT 253 GTAW/GMAW/FCAW/PAC 4
WLDT 254 Testing and Inspection of Welds 3
WLDT 255 Layout and Fitup for Welders 3
Technical Electives* 5

*Any course with a CAD, CMT, EET, HVAR, IDP, IML, PMT, or WLDT prefix.

Please check degree requirements for required courses.

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