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MECC's Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding trains stWeldingudents in the job skills necessary to enter employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Course work includes a strong emphasis in welding technology with related courses in computer applications, quality control, teamwork, and communication.

Opportunities for Employment

Graduates can expect to find employment as welders in a variety of industries including mining, manufacturing, and construction.

Staff Member   

Phone Number   Email Address
 Tommy Clements, Dean     276.523.2400 ext. 431      tclements@mecc.edu
 Paul Gilley, Program Contact 276.523.2400 ext. 334      pgilley@mecc.edu  
 Tim Austin, Program Contact 276.523.2400 ext. 692          taustin@mecc.edu
 Division Office Assistant        276.523.2400 ext.465  vrutledge@mecc.edu

 Welding Curriculum

First Year

Fall Semester

 

 

 

Math/Science elective

3

 

WEL

100

Fundamentals of Welding

3

 

WEL

115

Arc and Gas Welding

3

 

WEL

123

Arc Welding I

3

 

DRF

160

Machine Blueprint Reading

3

 

SDV

100

College Success  Skills

1

 

Spring Semester

 

IND

137

Team Concepts

3

 

ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

 

 

Humanities Elective

3

 

 

 

Social Science Elective

3

 

WEL

124

Arc Welding II

3

 

 

 

Welding Elective or equivalent experience

3

Second Year

Fall Semester

 

ITE

115

Introduction to Computer Apps and Concepts

3

 

IND

101

Quality Assurance Tech

3

 

DRF

200

Survey of Computer Aided Drafting

4

 

 

 

Social Science Elective

3

 

WEL

126

Pipe Welding

3

 

Spring Semester

 

ENG

115

Technical Writing

3

 

 

 

Welding elective or equivalent experience

3

 

 

 

Welding elective or equivalent experience

3

 

 

 

Welding elective or equivalent experience

3

 

 

 

Welding elective or equivalent experience

3

Total Minimum Credits for Degree

67

Last updated: 12/3/2014 1:50:04 PM