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Bachelor of Science
Welding Engineering Technology (B.S.)
Students will learn the science and language of welding and engineering to span the gap between design and manufacturing as they know and apply ethical principles in industry and business settings.
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Hands-on Experience
Students will apply practical mathematics, science, engineering, and technology knowledge to engineering technology problems. They will gain an understanding of the tools and methods used for measuring quality, developing, and implementing 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 to interpret and apply welding inspection procedures and code standards accurately. Students can demonstrate extensive practical experiences with various manufacturing processes and advanced manufacturing technologies.

Highlighted Career Paths

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.
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.

Getting Started in this degree

If you are interested in Welding Engineering Technology, start with one of the following major-specific courses

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