MTE 1811 - Basic Seamanship
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Fundamentals of small boat handling, chart
reading, rules of the road, rigging, safety and boat licensing. Hands-on plotting with local charts, practical knots and other
rope work. Weather permitting on the water practice.
MTE 1882 - Ocean Operator’s License Preparation Course
Prerequisites: Passing MTE 1811 and MTE 1802 with a C or higher (CR C)
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. This course is designed to increase boating safety
for all and to prepare those who wish to obtain a Coast Guard license to take the examination for OUPV motorboat license
for those who meet the Coast Guard requirements.
MTE 2043C - Marine 4-Cycle Gasoline Engine
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. A lecture-laboratory course on four-cycle in-line
and v-type inboard gasoline engines. Lab includes troubleshooting, disassembly, and inspection and cleaning of various
types of inboard gas engines by General Motors, Ford, Mercruiser and Volvo Penta. Preparation of technical job work order
for the procurement of replacement parts, installing new parts, assembly and checking with the correct instruments is part
of the lab.
MTE 2058C - Diesel Engine Testing Troubleshooting Procedures
Prerequisites: Passing MTE 1001C and MTE 1042Cand MTE 2160C with a C or higher (CR C)
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Lecture-laboratory course in preventive
maintenance. Designed to give the student an understanding of the value of instrumentation, and the factory approved
procedures for installation and operation of components. Emphasis on ability to recognize and identify gear and bearing
failures, and to name the cause of failure. Also ability to distinguish between harmless faults and those that indicate an
initial stage of failure. The laboratory employs electronic diesel engines equipped with up-to-date computerized testing
MTE 2062 - Marine Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Basic theory of galvanic, electrolysis, fatigue,
biological, cavitation and chemical corrosion. The zinc sacrificial and the impressed current commercial corrosion control
systems are demonstrated. Composition, structure, application and evaluation of commercial classes of protective coatings
for metals, proper metal preparation, and coating application are covered. New corrosion laboratory has an extensive
collection of marine corrosion examples for demonstration. Students are given individual projects on several different
metals and coating materials.
MTE 2072C - Marine Propulsion Gasoline Engine Troubleshooting
Prerequisites: Passing MTE 1053C and MTE 1400C with a C or higher (CR C)
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Emphasis on procedures necessary to recognize the
factors that determine the performance of a boat, how to collect the necessary data for a propeller analysis, how to check
and evaluate the performance of an engine, how to recognize what happens when load and engine setting are changed,
and how to be able to advise the customer on operating the engine. Laboratory has two instrumented test cells. Diagnosis
of engines using diagnostic computerized testing and Dynometer testing using K & D Dynometer.