Tyler Junior College

Welding Technology

Welding Technology (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 71
Semester I

WLDG 1428 Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
WLDG 1313 Introduction to Blueprint Reading for Welders
WLDG 1457 Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
ENGL 1301 Composition I

Semester II

WLDG 2443 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
WLDG 1453 Intermediate Layout and Fabrication
WLDG 1430 Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Select 1:
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
    MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry OR
    MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences OR
    MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I OR
    MATH 1333 Contemporary Mathematics II


WLDG 2447 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
WLDG 1412 Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)

Semester III 

WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding 
WLDG 2453 Advanced Pipe Welding
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology

Semester IV

WLDG 1434 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
WLDG 2451 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics


WLDG 1327 Welding Codes and Standards
WLDG 1380 Cooperative Education—Welding Technology/Welder

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

NOTE: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for TJC, meet minimum standards on the TSI Assessments in reading, writing, and math, and achieve a minimum score on the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test.

NOTE: Department specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair.

Welding Contact Information

Bryan Baker, Dept. Chair, Welding/Industrial Trades
Office: STC Lobby

Email: bbak@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2390

Advising contact: 903-510-2347