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MAR 90 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 96 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 97 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 98 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 99 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 101 - General Oceanography I
Surveys physical and biological oceanography including an introduction to geological and chemical oceanography. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 102 - General Oceanography II
Surveys physical and biological oceanography including an introduction to geological and chemical oceanography. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 120 - Introduction to Ship Systems
Introduces basic aspects of shipboard work, including: shipboard jobs, shipboard safety, ship classes, knot typing, ships nomenclatures, compartmentation, basic applied math skills, basic hand tools, and working in confined spaces.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MAR 121 - Biological Oceanography I
Introduces the life of the sea with an emphasis on marine ecology and fundamental concepts of ichthyology. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 130 - Marine Maintenance Mechanics
Introduces the various subjects compromising the study of mechanics to meet the unique requirements of marine practice. Includes basic nomenclature, construction and function of hulls, motive power principles, propellers, steering systems, controls, electrical equipment, instruments, and accessories.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
MAR 137 - Basic Marine Electrical Circuits
Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to small boat operations. Includes fundamentals of generators, alternators, and their regulators, storage batteries, lighting systems instruments, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, trouble shooting, and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 140 - Introduction to Hydraulics and Hydraulic Systems
Focuses on the fundamentals of basic symbols and diagrams of fluid power circuits. Includes control circuits from single motion to multiple interlocks, selection and use of common hydraulic components, operation and maintenance of shipboard pumps to include fuel transfer, raw water, fresh water, deck power, bilge and ballast, and sanitary electrical control of hydraulic circuits by switches, relays and solenoids.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 155 - Hull and Hardware Maintenance and Repair
Demonstrates and applies the knowledge and skills required to perform maintenance repair operations on marine hulls of materials such as timber, metal, fiber reinforced plastic or fiberglass, including proper methods of surface maintenance and use of hand and power tools.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 9 hours. Total 10 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 157 - Small Outboard Engine Service
Focuses on the construction, theory of operation, maintenance and repair of small outboard motors. Includes modern diagnostic and test procedures, trouble shooting and repair followed by actual test tank operation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 158 - Inboard Engine Service
Focuses on maintenance, repair and overhaul of modern gasoline inboard engines, drive components and stern drives. Stresses water diagnosis and test procedures.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 159 - Large Outboard Engine Service
Focuses on the construction, theory of operation, maintenance and repair of larger outboard motors. Includes conventional D.C. battery charging systems and alternator theory, operation and maintenance, conventional and capacitive discharge ignition system, hydraulic system, modern diagnostic and test procedures, trouble shooting and repair followed by actual test tank operation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 160 - Marine Electrical for Maritime Vessels
Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to maritime vessel electrical systems. Includes fundamentals of AC powerplants, electrical and lighting circuits, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, trouble shooting, and repair.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
MAR 165 - Stern Drive Transmission Service
Teaches the fundamentals of stern drive marine propulsion units versus conventional shaft and propeller configurations. Stresses differences in shafting, bearings, lubrication, and steering. Includes proper methods of operation and maintenance; also minor and major repair operations to include complete disassembly, inspection and trouble-shooting and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
MAR 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 201 - Marine Ecology I
Applies ecological concepts to marine habitats, with emphasis on marine systems within the Chesapeake Bay area. Laboratory and field work may include the investigation of reachable habitats and the collection, observation and identification of local marine fauna and flora. Prerequisite BIO 102 or divisional permission. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 202 - Marine Ecology II
Applies ecological concepts to marine habitats, with emphasis on marine systems within the Chesapeake Bay area. Laboratory and field work may include the investigation of reachable habitats and the collection, observation and identification of local marine fauna and flora. Prerequisite BIO 102 or divisional permission. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 210 - Marine Electronics for Maritime Vessels
Focuses on theory of operation, service and repair of marine electronic systems, includes control systems, Navigation, RADAR, GPS, HF, VHF, Satellite communications, lighting, and corrosion protection systems.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits
MAR 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MAR 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits