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Welding and Cutting Technology, A.A.S.


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Jacob Griffith, Program Coordinator/Instructor

MCC’s Welding and Cutting Technology Program is well-grounded in fundamental job competencies that emphasize various kinds of welding and cutting applications, such as shielded metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and gas metal arc welding, as well as welding safety, inspection and testing.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each WLT course to progress in the program

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general requirements):

Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in CTE 1113 - Occupational Math ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

And

Complete all of the requirements for the 30/45 hour certificate option as well as the required academic courses listed below.

Work Force Solutions 

Academic Courses


Hours 15


Certificate



Welding and Cutting Technology, 30-hour Technical Certificate


Eric Jones, Program Coordinator/Instructor

MCC’s Welding and Cutting Technology Program is well-grounded in fundamental job competencies that emphasize various kinds of welding and cutting applications, such as shielded metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and gas metal arc welding, as well as welding safety, inspection and testing.

This one-year program is designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in industrial plants and construction companies.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each WLT course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general requirements):

Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in CTE 1113 - Occupational Math ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.


Welding and Cutting Technology, 45-hour Technical Certificate


Jacob Griffith, Program Coordinator/Instructor

MCC’s Welding and Cutting Technology Program is well-grounded in fundamental job competencies that emphasize various kinds of welding and cutting applications, such as shielded metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and gas metal arc welding, as well as welding safety, inspection and testing.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each WLT course to progress in the program

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general requirements):

Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and 230 or above on the ACCUPLACER NG Algebra Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in CTE 1113 - Occupational Math ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

And

Student must have successfully completed the 30-hour certificate program;

Or

Student must pass a 3G SMAW and 3G GTAW welding test.

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