Marine & Diesel Mechanics

(Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology Marine Systems Concentration)

This curriculum provides training for individuals interested in becoming technicians which service and maintain the propulsion systems of boats and other types of marine and industrial equipment.

The course work includes the maintenance and repair procedures of mechanical, electrical, hydraulics equipment used on marine systems. Students will inspect and test equipment to determine the cause of faulty operation, and then repair and replace defective parts.

Graduates of the curriculum should qualify as marine technicians which may be employed in marinas, shipyards, industrial and trucking industries.

Program Details

Associates in Applied Science Degree (A6024C)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3
ENG 114 Prof. Research & Reporting 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elec. 3

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 2
HET 110 Diesel Engines 6
HET 114 Power Trains 5
HET 115 Electronic Engines 3
HET 125 Preventive Maintenance 2
HET 128 Medium/Heavy Duty Tune Up 2
HET 134 Mechanical Fuel Injection 3
HET 229 Brakes and Steering 2
HET 230 Air Brakes 2
HYD 112 Hydraulics/Med./Heavy Duty 2
MRN 121 Marine Engines 4
MRN 147 Marine Power Trans 4
MRN 150 Adv Marine Electrical Systems 5
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 2
TRN 120 Basic Transport Electricity 5
TRN 140 Transport Climate Control 2
TRN 140A Transport Climate Control Lab 2
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 2

Total Credits:…………………………………………….70

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
Fall
Semester II
Spring
Semester II

HET 125
HET 134
HET 121
ENG 111

CIS 111
ENG114
HET 110
MRN 121

HET 115
MRN 147         WLD 112

HET 114                  HET 229           HET 230 Humanities/Fine Arts Elect.
HYD 112

HET 128
HET 229          MRN 150          TRN 140/140A
MAT 110
Social/Behav Science Elect

 

Diploma (D6024C)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3
MAT 120 Geometry and Trig. 3

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 2
HET 110 Diesel Engines 6
HET 115 Electronic Engines 3
MRN 121 Marine Engines 4
HET 134 Mechanical Fuel Injection 3
MRN 147 Marine Power Trains 4
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Technology 5
TRN 120 Basic Transport Electricity 5
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 2

Total Credits:…………………………………………….41

Recommended Course Sequence

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
ENG 111             HET 134
TRN 110
TRN 120
CIS 111
HET 110
MRN 121
MAT 110
HET 115
MRN 147
WLD 112

Certificate (C6024C)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
HET 110 Diesel Engines 6
MRN 121 Marine Engines 4
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Technology 2
TRN 120 Basic Transport Electricity 5

Total Credits ……………………………………………..17