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Welding Major

Program Mission and Goals

Vision of the Welding Technologies Program and Career Tracks

Students will acquire knowledge and skills, which enables them to effectively integrate into the evolving technological marketplace.

Mission of Welding Technologies Program

Our mission is to provide quality technical education that matches the needs of our community and area employers.

Short Term Operational Goals of the Welding Technologies Program

  • Collaborate with business, industry, government, professional organizations, and the community to keep state of the art equipment and facilities for our Applied Engineering Technology students
  • Provide professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, and students
  • Collaborate with universities, colleges, and high schools to keep and create more articulation agreements
  • Collaborate with business, industry, and the community as partners to provide a quality learning experience that gives graduates the best opportunity to gain employment

Long Term Operational Goals of the Welding Technologies

  • Maintain programmatic accreditation through NAIT to ensure a quality educational experience
  • Solicit input from our constituents including, students, graduates, advisory board members, business, industry, faculty, staff, and administration concerning the operation and improvement of the program and career tracks
  • Assess student and program performance through the use of outcomes assessment, Program Review and Evaluation Process, job placement rates, employer and graduate surveys
  • Increase enrollment through recruiting efforts including; business, industry, government, professional organizations, and high schools

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