The Welding Technology Program will prepare students for entry level positions. Students will learn four processes (Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding). Students will perform fillet and V-groove welds in the Flat, Horizontal, Vertical and Overhead positions. Students will gain knowlege in Lay-out and Fabrication as well as blueprint reading, safety and metallurgy. Graduate candidates will be eligible to take a welding performance qualification test in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) standards, as used in industry.

Potential Jobs

  • Welder
  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
  • Certified Welding Educator (CWE)

Associate Degree

Welding Technology (AAS-WELD*)

*Pending THECB/SACS approval

Staff Faculty

Name E-mail Phone Location
Solis, Leslie lsolis17 (956) 872-6258 TECH West 241
Name E-mail Phone Location
Ingram, Richard ringram 956-872-6152 Tech East A-110

Please contact the department for information about Adjunct Faculty

Admission Requirements

Due to the demand of the Welding Technology Program, a mandatory orientation is required of all first semester students.