Indust Maint Maritime Vessel (IMTV)

IMTV 1500 - Intro to Maritime Career & Opp (2 Credit Hours)

Students are introduced to maritime careers and the maritime culture. The introduction to maritime studies is designed to familiarize students with the dynamic cultural and natural re-sources of the maritime environment. Students will gain knowledge and understanding of maritime environments with an emphasis on safety. Regulations and requirements for maritime employability as well as employability skills are a required component of this course. Field trips are integrated into the instructional delivery.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/0/2)

IMTV 1510 - Personal Safety/FirstAid/CPR (3 Credit Hours)

Students are introduced to maritime careers and the maritime culture. The introduction to maritime studies is designed to familiarize students with the dynamic cultural and natural resources of the maritime environment. Students will gain knowledge and understanding of maritime environments with an emphasis on safety. Regulations and requirements for maritime employability are a required component of this course. Field trips are integrated into the instructional delivery.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

IMTV 1520 - Seamanship I (3 Credit Hours)

IMTV 2100 - Marine Weather & Meterology (3 Credit Hours)

This course provides an overview of marine weather and meteorology and the practical techniques of coastal navigation with regard to wind, tides, visibility, shoal water and vessel positioning. The program utilizes a marine navigation lab and teaches techniques to plot the position of a vessel, predict tidal levels, current velocity and the effect of these forces on future vessel position.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

IMTV 2110 - Marine Hazardous Materials (3 Credit Hours)

This course will introduce the student to the laws, standards and regulations that apply to hazardous materials incidents and response and provide the student with information to recognize a hazardous materials incident, appropriate notification procedures, appropriate authorities, and how to maintain the safety of personnel. The student will acquire the knowledge and skills of how to take defensive actions at a scene involving hazardous materials or hazardous waste and in doing so protect themselves, the public, property, and the environment.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

IMTV 2120 - Introdution To Marine Safety (3 Credit Hours)

This course indoctrinates students to a comprehensive maritime safety culture. Personal conduct, awareness and knowledge focused on understanding the laws and liabilities associated with employment in the industry is emphasized to ensure marine safety competencies and compliance.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

IMTV 2130 - Marine Elec Navigation & Radar (3 Credit Hours)

Introduction to marine electronic navigation with an emphasis on GNSS, the Global Navigation Satellite System. Coursework includes technical understanding of the US Global Positioning System, the Russian GLONASS system, Europe’s Galileo system, India’s INRSS and other emerging global GNNS systems. A major focus is on various types of radar navigation with emphasis on position accuracy and assurance given the challenges of natural GNSS error, spoofing, jamming and other threats. The program includes a technical lab providing an introduction to the use of marine charting systems aboard a vessel as a marine watch stander, including an introduction to marine Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS).

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)

IMTV 2140 - Intro Maritime Transportation (3 Credit Hours)

Introduction to the business of maritime transportation focusing on the commercial aspects of shipping. The maritime transportation system as a whole is analyzed starting from the source of cargo to the end destination. Topics include concepts of shipping management, shipping regulatory frameworks, types of shipping, the role of marine terminals, and understanding freight rates. Several types of ships, shipping services and types of cargos are described including tramp shipping, chartering, passenger operations, industrial carriers, and inland waterway vessels.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/1/3)