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Welding Technology: Pipe and Structural Steel Certification Option Associate in Science Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Welding Technology: Pipe and Structural Steel Certification Option Associate in Science Degree

Welding technology provides an opportunity for students to prepare for employment in welding and metal occupations. Specific preparation is provided in welding and metal fabrication or pipe and steel certification procedures.

Pre-employment training for structural steel and pipe welding technicians. An emphasis is placed on developing certification code-level proficiency in the use of shielded metal arc and flux cored arc welding procedures used in the construction of components on bridges, building, and pressure vessel systems.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

First Year

First Semester

  • Technical Computer Applications
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Drafting Practices
  • Introduction to Welding Technology, or
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Theory and Application

Second Semester

  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Preparing for Employment Opportunities
  • Advanced Multi-Process Welding, or
  • Semi-Automatic Wire Feed Welding

Second Year

First Semester

  • Heavy Plate, Structural Steel and Welding Certification
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Theory and Application

Second Semester

  • Pipe, Tube Welding and Certification

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Students will demonstrate correct usage of all weld symbols on the American Welding Society welding symbols chart.
  2. Students will weld in all welding positions.
  3. Students will correctly use ASME, AWS and API codes.
  4. Students will perform and weld different pipe configurations according to specification

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About this institute

Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Contact info

Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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