Welding Construction Associate in Applied Science

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable. 

First YearCredits
WLD 1200 SMAW Mild Steel, Flat Position2  
WLD 1201 SMAW Mild Steel, Horizontal Position2  
WLD 1202 SMAW Mild Steel, Vertical Position2  
WLD 2208 OAW Oxy, Plasma Cutting, Air Carbon Arc2  
WED 2200 Welding Blueprint Reading3  
MTH 1206 Technical Mathematics I3  
WLD 1204 SMAW Mild Steel, Overhead Position  2
WLD 1231 SMAW Mild Steel, Open Root, All Pos.  2
WLD 2203 SMAW Pipe, 2G  2
WLD 2206 OAW Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horiz  2
MET 1209 Welding Metallurgy  3
AAS General Education course  3
AAS General Education Social Science course  3
Year Total: 14 17
Second YearCredits
WLD 1220 GTAW Mild Steel, All Positions2  
WLD 1230 FCAW Mild Steel, All Positions2  
WLD 2209 Introduction To Fabrication2  
WLD 2213 SMAW Pipe, 5G2  
WLD 2223 SMAW Pipe, 6G2  
IMT 1220 Rigging Systems3  
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech (is preferred unless transferring)
or ENG 1001 English Composition I
WLD 1209 GMAW Flat and Horizontal Position  2
WLD 2233 SMAW Pipe, 6G, GTAW Root, SMAW Finish  2
WLD 2250 Welding Internship  3
MET 1200 Inspection, Measurement & Quality  3
AAS General Education course  3
Year Total: 16 13
Total Credit Hours:  60

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or tony_sondgeroth@ivcc.edu, (815) 224-0319. 

Note: All new welding students must register through a Welding Information Session; contact the Workforce Development Division Office at (815) 224-0233 or email kim_herout@ivcc.edu to sign up.

Industry/Occupation:  Construction welding, pipefitters apprenticeship, boilermaker apprenticeship, ironworker apprenticeship, operating engineers mechanic, & fabrication shops.

*Alternate options for MTH 1206: MTH 1000, MTH 1003, MTH 1004, MTH 1005, MTH 1006, MTH 1007, MTH 1008, MTH 1010,  MTH 2001           

Refer to the General Education for Associate in Applied Science list for options to fulfill the AAS General Education courses