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2024-2025 WNCC College Catalog 
2024-2025 WNCC College Catalog

Welding Technology, AAS

Location(s): Scottsbluff

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Welding programs at WNCC offer students the necessary training and technical information required for employment in the welding industry. The curriculum provides training in a variety of welding skill areas.

Program Outcomes

At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Develop an attitude of safe work practices and a cooperative attitude toward skill development and fellow workers.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills and academic knowledge needed to successfully demonstrate welding processes.
  • Interpret basic elements of a parts drawing or blueprint including welding symbol information.
  • Successfully perform safety inspections of and make minor external repairs to equipment and accessories.
  • Develop the skill of working efficiently and the attitude or resourcefulness related to the welding industry.

Associate of Applied Science

AAS.4805C (60 credits)

Program Requirements

AAS General Education Core: 15-17 Credits

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  • Written Communication Credits: 3 *
  • Oral Communication Credits: 3
  • Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3-4 *
  • Social or Lab Science Credits: 3-4
  • Personal Development Credits: 3

*Written Communication and Quantitative Reasoning course selections are dependent on writing and math proficiency based on assessment. Students should consult with their academic advisor about specific general education courses to best meet their academic goals.

Elective Credits: 8-14 Credits

TOTAL AAS Requirements: 60 Credits

**Basic Welding Certificate requirements

***Advanced Welding Certificate requirements

****Any Applied Technology course (Manufacturing strongly recommended)

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