Welding Admission Requirements

Basic Skill Competencies Requirements

Option 1

Score at least the following scores on any combination of the below assessment options:

ACT sub scores COMPASS scores ASSET scores ACCUPLACER scores
14 - Math
16 - Reading
16 - English
24 - Pre-Algebra
69 - Reading
41 - Writing
38 - Numerical
34 - Reading
35 - Writing
40 - Arithmetic
62 - Reading
77 - Sentence Skills

Applicants can take the ACT assessment or the COMPASS assessment at Hawkeye. Pre-registration is required.

Option 2

Complete all of the following college success courses with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college:

  • ENG060 College Preparatory Writing I
  • RDG039 College Preparatory Reading II
  • MAT045 Fundamentals of Math

Option 3

Any combination of the above fulfilling the basic skills requirements of algebra, reading, and writing.

Pre-Program Acceptance

Applicants not meeting the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements criteria will be accepted to a Pre-Program. As a pre-program student, you will begin with general education and prerequisite classes. An advisor will help you create.an academic plan to meet your program admission requirements.

Once you have completed your pre-program coursework contact Admissions.

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Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 128
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Program Advisor

Jeff Jantzen
Buchanan Hall 155B
319-296-2329 ext.1432
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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