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
21 - 24 Credit Hours
Upon completion of the Marine Technology Business Certificate, the graduate can:
- Demonstrate basic computer skills to operate marine software applications.
- Describe the jobs and responsibilities of personnel working in the marine industry.
- Communicate both written and verbal information pertinent to marine operations.
- Identify the different navigable river systems of the United States.
- Discuss the background of various modes of transportation.
- Explain how different modes of transportation collaborate to transport cargo.
- Apply business, finance, and management principles to their daily operations either
shore-side or aboard a vessel.
- Digital literacy course
- BAS 160 - Introduction to Business
- MRN 208 - Inland River Systems
- LOM 100 - Introduction to Logistics Management *
- BAS 120 - Personal Finance
- BAS 283 - Principles of Management
- LOM 110
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- 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