Marine Engineering Track
The Marine Technology curriculum is designed to provide a strong theoretical base for employees of the inland marine industry. The program introduces students to basic inland marine principles and concepts by applying contemporary skills in a variety of employment positions based on industry needs. It provides students with a strong foundation of managerial and operational knowledge by using a problem-solving approach in state-of-the-art classroom and work experience environments. It builds leadership, management, communication skills, and professional ethics, which serve as a foundation for future development and career success. The program contains core technical courses and advanced courses in each track to address the employment needs of the domestic market.
61 - 64 Credit Hours
Upon completion of the AAS in Marine Technology degree Marine Engineering track, the graduate can:
- Identify the mechanical systems aboard the vessel.
- Comply with all safety measures for engine room equipment.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of electricity and electrical systems, troubleshoot problems, and perform preventive maintenance in marine electrical systems.
- Troubleshoot a marine diesel engine while maintaining its integrity to operate.
- Explain marine diesel engine theory and application.
- Describe refrigeration fundamentals applied to vessel systems.
- Describe marine hydraulic and fluid power systems.
- Maintain documentation, reports and maintenance logs of vessel equipment.
- ENG 101 - Writing I
Choose one of the following Quantitative Reasoning Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- MAT 146 - Contemporary College Mathematics (3.0 Credit Hours)
- MAT 150 - College Algebra (3.0 Credit Hours)
- MAT 155 - Trigonometry (3 Credit Hours)
- MAT 170 - Brief Calculus with Applications (3.0 Credit Hours)
- STA 220 - Statistics (3.0 Credit Hours)
Choose one of the following Heritage/Humanities Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- ART 100 - Introduction to Art (3.0 Credit Hours)
- MUS 100 - Introduction to Music (3.0 Credit Hours)
- REL 130 - Introduction to Religion (3.0 Credit Hours)
- HIS 101 - World Civilization I (3.0 Credit Hours)
- HIS 108 - History of the US through 1865 (3.00 Credit Hours)
- HIS 109 - History of the United States Since 1865 (3.00 Credit Hours)
Choose one of the following Natural Sciences Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- BIO 112 - Introduction to Biology (3.00 Credit Hours)
- BIO 113 - Introduction to Biology Lab (1.00 Credit Hours)
- BIO 137 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4.0 Credit Hours)
- BIO 139 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4.0 Credit Hours)
- CHE 120 - Chemistry in Society (3.00 Credit Hours)
- PHY 171 - Applied Physics (4.0 Credit Hours)
- CIT 105 - Introduction to Computers (3.0 Credit Hours)
- BAS 160 - Introduction to Business (3.0 Credit Hours)
- MRN 100 - Intro to Marine Technology
- MRN 101
- MRN 102
- MRN 103 - Applied Marine Weather
- MRN 104
- MRN 203 - Environmental Protection Rules
- HSM 100 - Introduction to Homeland Security
- HSM 110
Marine Engineering Track Courses
- MRN 205
- MRN 206 - Marine Diesel
- MRN 212 - Marine Fluid Systems
- MRN 214 - Marine Refrigeration Systems
- Courses chosen to satisfy General Education requirements must be selected from an approved list which may be found in the KCTCS catalog at https://kctcs.edu/Degrees_Training/Catalog/.
- A course used to fulfill one category cannot be used to fulfill another category.
- Transitional courses (courses numbered 001-099) cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.