Engineering Technology/Marine Science and Technology Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Marine Technology)

Credits required 66/71

Dean

Sarmad Saman, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Technology, robert.rak@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: TE

Concentration Code: MRN

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed to prepare students as technicians working in various areas of the marine industry. Participants gain an understanding of mechanical and environmental marine systems and have the opportunity to select specialized courses in the areas of the marine trades, fisheries technology, and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technology.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes

Program Information

  • Choose electives to specialize if desired.
  • Some courses in this program are only available in the evening and/or at satellite locations.
  • EGR 162 and many marine industry careers require good physical health and the ability to swim. Students with issues in this area should discuss them with the program director before enrollment.

After BCC

  • Graduates work as technicians in a variety of marine trades professions, such as fisheries observers, oceanography and hydrographic survey technicians, or remotely operated vehicle (ROV) technicians.
  • If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Choose one

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Elective Courses

Humanities Elective

3 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-6

Humanities: See General Education Competency Courses (ARC 201, COM 101, COM 114, COM 118 PHL 152, or foreign language recommended)

Social Phenomenon:  Choose from BIO 116, ECN 111, ECN 112, HON 295, or PHL 152 (recommended)

Core Courses

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 141Introduction to Environment

3 credits

EGR 264Oceanographic Technology

3 credits

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Core Electives – Choose four from BIO 121, BIO 122, CED, CHM 114, EGR, GIS, MTH 214, or PHY 102

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:12-16

Math Courses - Choose one sequence

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

And

MTH 142Technical Mathematics II

4 credits

Or

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

And

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:15
For students with adequate Mathematics preparedness and interested in Transfer, MTH 152 and MTH 172 can be substituted for MTH 141 and MTH 142

Science Courses

BIO 232Marine Biology

4 credits

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

SCI 119Coastal Science

4 credits

SCI 240Introduction to Oceanography

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:20

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 141Introduction to Environment

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

Or

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 142Technical Mathematics II

4 credits

Or

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

SCI 119Coastal Science

4 credits

BIO 121Fundamentals of Biological Science I

4 credits

Or

Technical Elective

3 credits

EGR 268Fisheries Technologies and Monitoring Techniques

4 credits

Or

Technical Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Summer

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

 

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Core Elective

3 credits

EGR 151Electrical Machinery

3 credits

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Core Elective

3 credits

BIO 232Marine Biology

4 credits

ECN 112Principles of Economics-Micro

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

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