Major Academic Plan for A.A.S. in Welder-Fitter


A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 English Composition 3  GE   
WELD 0130 Safety and Leadership 2 C F, SPermission of instructor. 
WELD 0131 Welding Practice I 12 C F, SPermission of instructor. 
WELD 0131A
WELD 0131B
WELD 0131C Shielded Metal Arc Welding
and Gas Metal Arc Welding
and Flux Cored Arc Welding
     Permission of instructor. 
WELD 0140 Welding Theory 2 C F  
WELD 0143 Shop Math I 2 C F  
Semester Total21
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3  GE   
WELD 0132 Welding Practice II 12 C F, SWELD 0131 
WELD 0141 Mechanical Drawing 2 C S  
WELD 0142 Blueprint Reading for Welders 2 C S  
Semester Total19
Third Semester
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
Semester Total3
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
WELD 0231 Welding Practice III 13 C FWELD 0132 
WELD 0241 Metal Layout 3 C FWELD 0141 
Semester Total19
Fifth Semester
GE Objective: Any Objective Not Previously Applied 3  GE   
WELD 0232 Welding Practice IV 13 C SWELD 0231 
WELD 0243 Shop Math II 3 C SWELD 0143 
Semester Total19