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Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.

finishes. Projects stress proper and efficient surface preparation. Hands-on experience in the use of the siphon gun, pressure pot system, and HVLP systems is also included. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices. (120 hrs. lect./lab. per term) MARR 142 Introduction to Marine Propulsion (2) [Formerly MARR 42] Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100; MATH 50, OR Placement in MATH 150 or higher Co-requisite: MARR 120, 122, 124, 129, 130 MARR majors only. Provides an introduction to the care, maintenance, and service of gasoline fueled outboard and sterndrive engines. Basic diesel service will be covered. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices. (60 hrs. lect./lab. per term) MARR 152 Introduction to Marine Electrical Systems (3) [Formerly MARR 52] Co-requisite: MARR 154, 133, 153 MARR majors only. Provides an introduction to marine electrical fundamentals, circuit designs and types, tools of the trade to include basic DVOM usage, safety procedures and concerns. Other concerns unique to the marine field such as wire and cable termination methods, support and chafe protection will be covered in addition to the installation, maintenance, testing, and charging needs of marine batteries. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards to ensure compliance with United States Coast Guard (USCG) Regulations as well as industry best practices. Students successfully completing this course will be able to sit for the ABYC “Electrical Fundamentals and Basic Installation” certification examination. (90 hrs. lect./lab. per term)

MARR 154 Sailboat Rigging (2) [Formerly MARR 54] Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100; MATH 50, OR Placement in MATH 150 or higher Co-requisite: MARR 152, 133, 153 MARR majors only. Provides an introduction to the maintenance of a sailboat’s rigging system. Emphasis is placed on surveying a sailboat’s rigging for potential failures caused by improper installation, corrosion or structural fatigue. Applying fittings to wire via cold-rolled swage, mechanical (Norseman type) fittings, and the nicropress swage will be practiced. Installation of roller furling systems will be covered. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices. (60 hrs. lect./lab. per term) MARR 221 Boat Hauling Procedures (4) [Formerly MARR 21] Prerequisite: MARR 120 Co-requisite: MARR 231, 225 MARR majors only. Trains students in boatyard skills. It covers the procedures followed in removing a mast from a sailboat, hauling and launching a vessel with a straddle-lift, pressure-washing a boat hull, waste water containment and treatment, moving a vessel with a marine hydraulic trailer and forklift, and blocking a boat. Personal safety is stressed throughout the course. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices. (120 hrs. lect./lab. per term) MARR 225 Composite Repair Techniques (3) [Formerly MARR 25] Prerequisite: MARR 124 Co-requisite: MARR 221, 231 MARR majors only. This course covers the procedures employed in planning and executing repairs to composite vessels. Various common procedures used in the industry for composite repairs are covered in lecture, and projects dealing with these procedures are provided in the lab. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices. (90 hrs. lect./lab. per term) MARR 231 Yacht Joinery (3) [Formerly MARR 31] Prerequisite: MARR 130 Co-requisite: MARR 221, 225 MARR majors only. Advanced joinery projects are covered in this course. Projects include lamination techniques, biscuit joinery, and rabbeted moldings. In addition, lightweight composite furniture will be discussed and demonstrated. Hands-on instruction in the use of the radial arm and table saws, mortising machine, shaper,

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MARR 153 Introduction to Marine Plumbing Systems (3) [Formerly MARR 53] Co-requisite: MARR 154, 152, 133 MARR majors only. Will include lecture and hands-on instruction in marine plumbing. The student will develop the necessary skills to perform the proper installation of marine sanitation and fresh water systems. This will include proper installation of heads, seacocks, thru-hulls, anti-siphon devices, accumulator tanks, holding tanks, check valves and a variety of electric and manual pumps. Nomenclature of plumbing components is stressed. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to sit for the ABYC “Marine Sanitation Devices” and “Piping and Plumbing/Potable Water Systems” certification examinations. (90 hrs. lect./lab. per term)

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