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Overview

Welding Engineering is a bond that holds this country together. Without it, we’d be falling apart at the seams, or to be a little more accurate, at the joints.


Welding Engineering is the science of holding things together. Instead of crazy glue you have ceramics, metals, plastics, titanium, steel, and dozens of other different materials. Beyond just holding materials together, Welding Engineering also encompasses almost every aspect of construction: from the actual development and shaping of the material, to the creation of new methods of keeping things from falling apart.


As a Welding Engineering major you will find yourself in constant and high demand, since Welding engineers are employed in a wide array of fields. You can go off and help develop the newest space shuttle, or a dent-resistant car.

SAMPLE CURRICULUM

  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry

  • Chemistry

  • Differential Equations

  • Engineering Graphics and Programming

  • Introduction to Materials Science

  • Physical Principles in Welding Engineering

  • Physics

  • Strength of Materials

  • Survey of Welding Engineering and Labs

  • Welding Applications

  • Welding Design

  • Welding Production


HIGH SCHOOl PREPARATION

In addition to your superior blowtorch skills, you should have very strong math and science skills, particularly advanced mathematics (calculus, trigonometry) and physics as solid preparation for the intense differential math you’ll be doing later.