The Welding Technology major is designed to provide training in many areas of the welding trades. Subjects covered include electric arc, wire feed, heliarc welding, oxyacetylene welding and various flame cutting processes. Students work with a wide variety of metals, including steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and cast iron. Shop fabrication, math, and blueprint reading are also covered. Welders already in the field can update their knowledge by registering for specific major courses.