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Welding: Fabrication Technology AAS Degree

There is an ever increasing need for persons today that possess skills, both in welding and metallurgy. Materials of industry and new technology require highly skilled persons that understand material sciences, metallurgy, and the joining processes used to produce optimum quality fabrications. The quality conscience industry of today demands certified people that can perform tasks from the simplest, to more complex technical applications. The courses selected in this program will give the student the required skills needed to perform, both hands on and analytical tasks required by modern industrial technology.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate in applied science degree. Students seeking transfer to a baccalaureate program should request transfer guides provided by the department.

Exams will also be provided on an individual basis. Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Schoolcraft program code #AAS.00082
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Sample Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 15

First Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits:14-15

First Year - Spring Session

Total Credits: 5-6

Second Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 11-12

Second Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 13-16

Second Year - Spring Session

  • Exam Preparation* -  Select from list - Credits: 3

Total Credits: 3

*Exam Preparation (Select One)

Program Total: 61-67 Credits

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Learn more about Credit Hours, Course Load, Study Expectations and more in the student handbook.