Jun 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding, A.A.S.

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The Welding/Metal Fabrication Program stresses the practical applications of welding on plate and pipe in all positions and the necessary theory to support those skill levels.  Welding skills are developed by using the following processes: oxy-acetylene, stick electrode, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW).  Support courses in mathematics, blueprint reading, drafting, and metallurgy are included in the program.


  • A student must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all courses required for the program in order to receive a degree or certificate.
  • Attendance is an intricate part of the learning process, thus, poor attendance can contribute to poor student success.
  • All courses must be taken in course number sequence.

SJC First Year Experience Requirement: 3 Credits

General Education Requirements: 16-17 Credits


Remaining Requirement:

  • Elective 3  (From Social/Behavioral Science, Humanities, or Fine Arts)



MATH-1170  was previously a 3 credit course, which fulfills the Mathematics requirement.

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Students:

Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

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