Students will gain a strong foundation for further education as they learn the science and language of welding and engineering through hands-on experience and understanding the tools and methods.
Build a Foundation
Even though an associate’s degree in Automotive Technology takes
Students will learn to apply practical knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems. They will gain the knowledge and skills they need in order to accurately interpret and apply welding inspection procedures and code standards.
Graduates with a degree in Welding and Fabrication Technology have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Highlighted Career Paths
Welding technicians assist engineering personnel in testing and evaluating materials, processes and standards. Their duties can also include inspecting and reporting according to given procedures and training and monitoring manual welders. Further responsibilities include programing and troubleshooting automated welding equipment.
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All degree related careers can be found in I-Plan, along with related salary information.
Getting started in this degree
If you want to get a taste for Welding and Fabrication Technology, start with one of the following degree-specific courses:
For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.