Associate in Occupational Science trades Leadership with Specialization in Maritime Welding Technology
The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program offers core training in the practical aspects of construction and repair of equipment and structures built with steel. In addition to structural skills, students will learn to weld pipe in multiple positions. Instruction is presented in both classroom and laboratory using modern welding equipment and tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Program content provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a combination structural and pipe welder.
The Trades Leadership course work provides students with a strong foundation in customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management, as well as critical thinking skills.
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|Course Number||Course Requirements||Clock Hours||Credit Hours|
|ORN120||Fundamentals of Technology||100||4|
|MWT116||Intro to Maritime Welding Technology||100||4|
|MWT117||Shielded Metal Arc Welding||100||4|
|MWT118||Gas Metal Arc Welding||100||4|
|MWT119||Gas Tungsten Arc Welding||100||4|
|MWT120||Flux Core Arc Welding||100||4|
|MWT217||Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Structural||100||4|
|MWT218||Gas Metal Arc / Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Aluminum||100||4|
|MWT219||Gas Tungsten Arc/Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 2G & 5G Pipe||100||4|
|MWT220||Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 2G and 5G Pipe||100||4|
|MWT221||Shielded Metal Arc Welding 6G Pipe||100||4|
|MWT222||Advanced Process Projects & Certification||100||4|
|Trades Leadership Courses (12 credits required)|
|CIS124||Applied Computer Applications||100||4|
|ENG270||Technical Writing and Applied Communications||100||4|
|HUM250||Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills||100||4|
|PSY276||Occupational Health, Psychology, and Safety||100||4|
- Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
- Program length is approximately 18 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
- At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational
Science in Trades Leadership with Specialization in Maritime Welding Technology
Student Consumer Information
Student Consumer InformationAnnual Report Stats from 2019 ACCSC Annual Report
|Program||Graduation Rate||Placement Rate|
|Associate in Occupational Science trades Leadership with Specialization in Maritime Welding Technology||52%||78%|
Program Available at: Main Campus.