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
61 - 64 Credit Hours
Upon completion of the AAS in Marine Technology degree Marine Engineering track, the
- 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.
Choose one of the following Quantitative Reasoning Courses (3.0 credit hours)
Choose one of the following Heritage/Humanities Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- ART 100 - Introduction to Art
- MUS 100 - Introduction to Music
- REL 130 - Introduction to Religion
- HIS 101 - World Civilization I
- HIS 108 - History of the US through 1865
- HIS 109 - History of the United States Since 1865
Choose one of the following Natural Sciences Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- BIO 112 - Introduction to Biology
- BIO 113 - Introduction to Biology Lab
- BIO 137 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- BIO 139 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- CHE 120 - Chemistry in Society
- PHY 171 - Applied Physics
- 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
- HSM 110
Marine Engineering Track Courses
- MRN 205
- MRN 206
- MRN 212
- MRN 214
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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