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School of Business & Technology
Welding Technology - Pipe

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About This Program

In addition to operating welding equipment, welders assemble metal parts or products, align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly, lay out parts to prepare for assembly, measure dimensions, and read blueprints. The ASUMH Welding Program introduces students to the skills needed for a variety of positions within the field of welding. All students receive beginning instruction in shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding, or stick welding, uses an electric current to form an electric arc between the stick and the metals to be joined by means of a power source. This type is often used in the construction of steel structures and in industrial fabrication to weld iron and steel. Stick welding is an old technique but it is still quite popular.

Not sure you are ready to commit to a degree? ASUMH offers a technical certificate program and two certificates of proficiency in welding technology or gas metal arc welding.

Still in high school? Welding is one of the programs offered through the ASUMH Secondary Center. That means you can start taking classes before graduating from high school. Contact your counselor or ASUMH for more information!
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Contact Info

Mr. Rick Hastings
Phone: 870-508-6160
Email: rhastings@asumh.edu

Skills Learned

Welding equipment operation
Welding shop safety
Design of welding joints
Transmission pipeline and piping systems welding
Pipe beveling, fitting and tacking methods
Horizontal, vertical, and inclined welding positions

Job Opportunities In

Construction sites
Nuclear energy plants
Auto manufacturing facilities
Fabrication shops
Tuition Per Credit Hour
4 Semesters
Program Duration
Credit Hours
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Classes You'll Take

Shielded Metal Arc Welding
2G, 5G, and 6G Pipe Welding
Welding Electives
Transferable Degrees & Stackable Credentials
Transferrable degrees are programs of study that allow students to complete general education courses. Many students who intend to transfer to another college/university complete these degree programs.
Stackable Credentials are Technical Certificates that might be “stacked” to meet requirements for a higher-level certificate or degree program like an associate's degree.

Transferable Degrees

Stackable Credentials

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  4. I will participate in planning and executing a leadership event.
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