Welding Technology AAS

Manufacturing Department | AAS - Associate of Applied Science Degree | 2 years

Earn a degree in Welding Technology at Clackamas Community College and enter or further your career in the welding industry.

Become a professional welder while learning from American Welding Society (AWS) certified professionals in a well-equipped facility in the Welding Technology program at Clackamas Community College.


Welding Technology AAS

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Welding Technology Core Requirements

Complete 4 credits of WLD-110
  • WLD-110
  • Welder Certification
  • 4
 
Complete 4 credits of WLD-280
  • WLD-280
  • Welding Technology/CWE
  • 4
 
Complete the following Welding Technology Core Requirements
  • MFG-103
  • Machining for the Fabrication & Maintenance Trades
  • 3
  • MFG-109
  • Computer Literacy for Technicians
  • 3
  • MFG-221
  • Materials Science
  • 3
  • WLD-100
  • Welder's Print Reading I
  • 3
  • WLD-200
  • Welder's Print Reading II
  • 3
  • WLD-210
  • Pipe Welding
  • 4
  • WLD-211
  • Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • 4
  • WLD-213
  • Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding/Flux Core Arc Welding
  • 4
  • WLD-215
  • Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • 4
  • WLD-250
  • Welding Fabrication I Beginning Project
  • 4
  • WLD-251
  • Welding Fabrication II Intermediate Project
  • 4
  • WLD-252
  • Welding Fabrication III Advanced Project
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050
  • MTH-050*
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101
  • WR-101*
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete 3 credits. Please refer to page 82 of the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete MFG-107
  • MFG-107
  • Industrial Safety & First Aid
  • 3
 

General Electives

Complete 3 credits of Welding Technology General Electives. This may consist of any college-level course.
 

Program Electives

Complete 7 credits of Welding Technology Program Electives. This may consist of any course with a WLD or MFG prefix not already listed in the Welding Technology Program or other technical course with approval.
 

*Substitute college transfer courses for these courses if you plan to continue your education at a higher education institution. It is recommended that you consult with a faculty advisor or a staff member in Student Services for the transfer requirements of the specific advanced program or school.
 

Welding Tech Shielded Metal Arc Welding Requirement

Complete 8 credits of WLD-111, or WLD-111A and WLD-111B
  • WLD-111
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
  • 8
  • WLD-111A
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
  • 4
  • WLD-111B
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
  • 4
 

Welding Tech Wirefeed Welding Requirement

Complete 8 credits of WLD-113, or WLD-113A and WLD-113B
  • WLD-113
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding/Flux Core Arc Welding (Wirefeed)
  • 8
  • WLD-113A
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding/Flux Core Arc Welding (Wirefeed)
  • 4
  • WLD-113B
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding/Flux Core Arc Welding (Wirefeed)
  • 4
 

Welding Tech GTAW Welding Requirement

Complete 8 credits of WLD-115, or WLD-115A and WLD-115B
  • WLD-115
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • 8
  • WLD-115A
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • 4
  • WLD-115B
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • 4
 
Total Credits Required: 98
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Lizz Norrander

503-594-3318

lizzn@clackamas.edu

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