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2021-2022 Kilgore College Catalog 
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Welding Technology, A.A.S.

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The growing demand for qualified welders has necessitated the availability of a curriculum designed to meet the needs of the welding industry. Students graduating from the program will be skillful and have a good understanding of the related and technical information associated with welding. Graduates should be qualified to pass the entry-level certification tests as required by industry.

First Year

Second Year

First Semester

Semester Hours: 15

Total Hours: 60


Student must make an appointment with the Welding Technology department for an interview and Bennett Mechanical Aptitude Testing. Test scores of 42 and above will be admitted to the Welding program. Test score of 41 and below will be given an alternative schedule that will include PHYS 1405 (T) - Elementary Physics I  and applicable math and reading classes. These students will also be placed on a wait list. Students not admitted into the program may retest during the next semester’s registration.

Prerequisite: Bennett Mechanical Aptitude Test score of 42 or above and eligibility to enroll in ENGL 0307  and MATH 0300 .
Prerequisites or Co-requisites: (1) DFTG 1325  and WLDG 1421 ; (2) WLDG 1428 ; (3) WLDG 1457 ; (4) WLDG 1435 ; (5) WLDG 1435  and WLDG 2406 . (6) WLDG 2480 .

+ Course of study identification number.
** Capstone Experience.

A student who completes the required courses with an overall average of C may receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technology.

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