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Welding & Fabrication

Associate of Applied Science

You will learn various welding and pipe fabrication techniques in a setting similar to those found in real-world workplaces, preparing you to immediately enter the workforce.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

Location

Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Applied Technology
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7159
Program Advisor: 520.206.7018
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Program Information

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Semester Pathways

Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers. Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages. Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Welders, Cutters, Solderers and Brazers $37,636

Academic Options

This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor

Program Requirements 2020-2021

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

General Education Requirements Credits
CTE Communication
   Recommend: GTW 101
3
CTE Arts and Humanities 3
CTE Social and Behavioral Science
  Recommend: ANT/ARC 205 or HIS 101
3
CTE Mathematics or Sciences
   GTM 105 or MAT course numbered 100 or higher fulfills this requirement
3
Other Requirement
   Recommend: CMN 120
3
Special Requirement
   Recommend: CMN 120
Subtotal 15

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
MAC 275 Applied Metallurgy 4
WLD 110 Basic Arc and Oxyacetylene Welding 4
WLD 115 Blueprint Reading/Estimating 4
WLD 160 Arc Welding 4
WLD 250
   or WLD 264
Pipe Welding
   Introduction to CNC Plasma Arc and Basic Robotic Welding
4
WLD 261 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4
WLD 262 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4
WLD 263 Layout and Fabrication Welding 4
Subtotal 32

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CAD 101 Computer-Aided Drafting 4
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics
 or MAT course numbered 100 or higher fulfills this requirement
3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Technical Electives: Complete 9 credit hours from the following:
BCT, CAD, CSA, MAC, MGT, WLD
9
Subtotal 17
Total 61

Program/Major Codes: AASWELDING/WLD1

www.pima.edu/welding-aas

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