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AST 3222: Metals and Welding 


This eight-week AGED course is designed for students to take in their final semester before student teaching begins. The course covers welding, cutting, and fabricating  curriculum that aids in student preparation for their student teaching experience.


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What We'll Cover

Students will explore a variety of principles and processes associated with welding, cutting, and fabricating both hot and cold metals. These principles and processes are based on current industry standards and will be practiced and applied in a safe, hands-on environment.


In this course, students will:

  • Develop a deep understanding and appreciation for shop safety.
  • Develop an understanding of the principles of gas welding, electric arc welding, flame-cutting, plasma arc cutting, and related metal processes.
  • Develop proficient competencies in joining metals together using common welding joints using the OAW, SMAW, GMAW, and TIG welding processes.
  • Develop proficiency in completing metal fabrication processes utilizing flame cutting, plasma arc cutting, and mechanical material removal and manipulation.
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