Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
  
2021-2022 Course Catalog

Welding Technology (WEAAS)


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Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: South Omaha Campus

This degree provides basic to advanced training in the major welding processes. Students completing the program are exposed to standard welding procedures used in construction and industry as well as established safety standards and measures. A fabrication project that requires students to use their welding skills, including the reading of welding blueprints, is required. Students graduating from the Welding Technology program earn the qualification/certification of their choice, which they can transfer from job to job.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 22.5
Major Requirements: 70.0
Electives: 11.0
Total credit hours required: 103.5

The following General Education courses are recommended for Welding Technology (WEAAS): Communication: ENGL 1220 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1240 ; Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: PSYC 1000  

Major Requirements for Welding Technology


Students can establish their own schedule in many welding courses through MCC’s open-entry/open-exit process. Entrance into the program is determined by an Individual Education Plan (IEP) document. Students who are interested need to make an appointment to speak with an advisor at 531-622-4500 or make an appointment with a full-time instructor at 531-622-4567.

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)


The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.

Communication


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select English Level 1 course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.

Quantitative/Numeracy


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

 

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 

       OR

 

Scientific Inquiry


1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.

       OR

*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

 

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy


1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.

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