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The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Communications voluntarily withdrew from specialized accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Undergraduate Certificate in Welding

This program is delivered only through Kodiak College.

For advising, please contact Lorraine Stewart, coordinator, at (907) 486-1209 or

Students develop technical skills in various welding processes including shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and plasma arc cutting. Students will also develop skills in metal fabrication and technical drawing. Upon completion of the certificate, students are prepared for entry-level welding technician positions. (See learning outcomes for the Welding emphasis of the AAS in Technology.)

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Certificate Programs.

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements

AET A101Fundamentals of CADD for Building Construction3-4
or CIS A105 Introduction to Personal Computers and Application Software
PSY A153Human Relations3
or HUMS A155 Human Relations in the Workplace
MATH A105Intermediate Algebra (or any MATH course for which MATH A105 is a prerequisite)3
OSH A101Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health3
WRTG A110Introduction to College Writing3
TECH A295Technical Internship1
WELD A112Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)3
WELD A114Welding of High Strength Steels3
WELD A157Technical Drawings for Welders3
WELD A190Selected Topics in Welding Technology3
Total Credits28-29

A total of 30-31 credits is required for the certificate.