Welding Production 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 1209 GMAW Flat and Horizontal Position2  
WLD 2201 GMAW Vertical Up2  
WLD 2206 OAW Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horiz2  
WLD 2208 OAW Oxy, Plasma Cutting, Air Carbon Arc2  
WED 2200 Welding Blueprint Reading3  
MTH 1206 Technical Mathematics I (is preferred unless transferring*)3  
WLD 1200 SMAW Mild Steel, Flat Position  2
WLD 1211 GMAW Stainless Steel, All Positions  2
WLD 1212 GMAW Non-Ferrous, All Positions  2
WLD 1230 FCAW Mild Steel, All Positions  2
MET 1209 Welding Metallurgy  3
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech (is preferred unless transferring)
or ENG 1001 English Composition I
AAS General Education course  3
Year Total: 14 17
Second YearCredits
WLD 1213 GMAW Pipe, All Positions2  
WLD 1220 GTAW Mild Steel, All Positions2  
WLD 1222 GTAW Non-Ferrous Alloys, All Positions2  
WLD 1232 GMAW Open Root, All Positions2  
IMT 1220 Rigging Systems3  
AAS General Education Social Science course3  
WLD 1202 SMAW Mild Steel, Vertical Position  2
WLD 1221 GTAW Stainless Steel, All Positions  2
WLD 2209 Introduction To Fabrication  2
WLD 2250 Welding Internship  3
MET 1200 Inspection, Measurement & Quality  3
AAS General Education course  3
Year Total: 14 15
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: Production welding in manufacturing facilities., fabrication shops, & general maintenance welding.

*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.