Students will learn the science and language of welding and engineering to span the gap between design and manufacturing as they learn and apply ethical principles in industry and business settings.

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Hands-on Experience

Students will apply practical knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems. They will gain an understanding of the tools and methods used for measuring quality, and develop and implement effective quality systems in a manufacturing enterprise.

Students will learn to select and execute the correct welding process for a given application. They will gain the knowledge and skills they need in order to accurately interpret and apply welding inspection procedures and code standards. Students will be able to demonstrate extensive practical experiences with a variety of manufacturing processes and advanced manufacturing technologies.

Career Path

Graduates with a degree in Welding Engineering 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

Manufacturing Engineer

The manufacturing engineer on a project works to improve manufacturing efficiency, costs, product quality, and worker safety. They also analyze current methods, new methods/technologies, and cost reduction activities in selected areas.

Welding Engineer

A welding engineer has a variety of responsibilities. They develop welding techniques, procedures and equipment. These individuals often research and improve the welding processes being used. They establish welding procedures, specifications and codes. Welding engineers direct technical personnel on inspection/training.

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Getting started in this degree

If you want to get a taste for Welding Engineering Technology, start with one of the following degree-specific courses:

  • WELD 100 — Introduction to Welding
  • WELD 170 — Welding Science and Allied Processes

For a full listing of all courses required for this degree, refer to the course catalog.

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