MTE 1302C - Advanced Fiberglass Boat and Accessory Construction
Prerequisites: Passing MTE 1301 and MTE 1300C with a C or higher (CR C)
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. This course will teach the student advanced
methods of boat building and the manufacturing of fiberglass accessories-- students will construct a fiberglass boat.
MTE 1371C - Fiberglass Boat Repair and Maintenance
Prerequisites: Passing MTE 1301 with a C or higher (CR C)
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. This course will train the student to successfully
repair damaged fiberglass hulls so they are placed in a serviceable condition. The student will learn modern methods of
maintaining new and old hulls in order to extend the life of a fiberglass hull.
MTE 1400C - Applied Marine Electricity
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Basic electrical theory for A/C & D/C circuits in
marine systems. Application of electrical theory to the generating, starting and auxiliary circuits of the marine engine.
Emphasis on theory of operation and repair of equipment in the field with special attention to marine problems in a salt-
MTE 1651C - Gas and ElectricWelding
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Provides basic welding knowledge and skills
necessary to make repairs on ferrous metals used in the marine industry. Emphasis on metallurgy and uses of metals. The
course is designed for the student with no welding background and includes the safety and theory of gas welding, metal
cutting, brazing with brass and silver alloys, AC/DC ARC welding stick, and introduction to aluminum TIG and MIG welding.
MTE 1653C – Shielded Metal ArcWelding
Corequisite: MTE 1651C
This course will enable the student to safely use the shielded metal arc welding process in the; 1g, 2g, 3g, & 4g positions
using; E-6011, E-6013, E-7014, & E-7018 electrodes. The student will interpret welding symbols, demonstrate the ability to
identify and use the correct filler metals using intermediate SMAW techniques. This course also introduces the student to
the basic concepts of metal fabrication, finishing, and fixture techniques. The focus of this course is to prepare the student
for an American Welding Society (AWS) CertifiedWelder (CW) certificate.
MTE 1802 - Coastal Navigation
Prerequisites: Passing MTE 1811 with a C or higher (CR C)
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Materials and equipment, techniques and
procedures involved in safe marine coastal navigation. Theory of chart projections, construction of Mercator projection,
magnetism and the magnetic compass, ships’ position finding by dead reckoning and piloting, employment of nautical
charts and utilization of aids to navigation as well as the theory and effects of tides and current. Weather permitting, on the
water use of navigation lessons.