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Welding and Metals Technology Certificate

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The MACC Welding and Metals Technology program was developed to live up to the standards required by the American Welding Society (AWS), and is AWS certified. Standards such as safety protocols and basic usage of equipment are all taught to students. In addition, graduates will have hands-on experience with multiple welding processes and will have worked with many different kinds of materials both common and exotic. Special attention is given to provide problem-solving experience to handle any project.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 AMD101  Engineering Design 3  
 AMD110  Industrial Print Reading: CPT2 3  
 AMD112  Computer-Aided Design I 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 2  
 IND100  Introduction to Manufacturing: CPT3 3  
 IND101  Fundamentals of Industrial Maintenance: CPT4    
 IND103  Industrial Safety & Health: CPT1 3  
 MSP101  Machine Tool I 3  
 MTH130 or
 ^Technical Mathematics or
 ^Precalculus Algebra
3  MTH130 or
 WLD101  Welding I 3  
 WLD102  ^Welding II 3  
  Directed Electives (2 credit hours needed)
 PHY125  ^Foundations of Physics 5  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  Employment Seminar 1  
 WLD201  ^Welding III 3  
 WLD202  ^Welding IV 3  
 WLD295  ^Welding/Metals Internship 2-3  
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  


*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).