2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Welding, A.A.S.


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(Code 1336)

This program provides the background, skills, knowledge, understanding and techniques needed to produce quality weldments. Students gain knowledge of various materials and an understanding of the effects that heat and stress have on welded materials. Students should develop sufficient skills for American Welding Society Certification.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 48.0508], graduates should be able to:

  • demonstrate use of computer systems used in industry.
  • demonstrate use of industrial machines (lathes, mills, CNC, and Welding power sources).
  • create a product using SMAW.
  • create a product using GTAW.
  • create a product using MIG.
  • create a product using Flux Core.

Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

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Completion Time: 5 semesters 

Academic Advising: You should meet with an academic counselor prior to registering for classes.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Laboratory Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies, choose one:

Mathematics


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications, choose one:

Social Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Local, National, and Global Citizenship, two required:

Take POLI 240   

AND

Choose one:

Other programs:


MCC also offers Welding Technology Certificate , and a Welding Job Training Program .

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