This course covers the skills necessary to
live and work safely aboard oceangoing research vessels.
Emphasis is placed on utilizing the navigational and hydrographical
techniques needed to conduct an offshore bathymetric survey.
Upon completion, students should be able to accurately navigate
a vessel, gather bathymetric data, and prepare a depth contour
plot of a predetermined quadrant.
Course Hours Per Week: Class 0, Lab 3.
Semester Hours Credit: 1.
Prerequisite: MSC 112.
Corequisite: Full time Marine Technology enrollment
or permission of the Department Chair.