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CSU Maritime Academy 2015/16-2016/17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Marine Engineering Technology (MET), BS


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The Marine Engineering Technology (MET) major provides an undergraduate education for marine engineers employed aboard commercial and military vessels. The curriculum provides a foundation in the engineering fundamentals of shipboard mechanical and electrical systems, as well as practical training in the operation and maintenance of steam, motor, and gas turbine propulsion plants. The MET program has the following educational objectives:

  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to become professionals as licensed engineers, and hold other respected positions in the maritime industry
  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to manage and lead technical activities
  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to function effectively as leaders on professional teams
  • graduates will have the knowledge and ability to communicate with effective speaking, writing, and presentation skills, including the ability to put together a compelling argument
  • graduates will demonstrate a respect for professional, ethical, and social issues, and have a a commitment to safety, quality and productivity

The MET curriculum includes three practical training experiences: two sea training periods aboard the Training Ship GOLDEN BEAR, and one sea training period aboard a military or commercial vessel. The MET program also requires satisfactory completion of a qualifying examination administered by the U.S. Coast Guard to obtain a Third Assistant Engineer, Steam, Motor and Gas Turbine Vessels, Unlimited Horsepower license.

Professional Certifications and Memberships


Students completing ET 342 - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning  coursework are eligible to take a written exam for professional certification as EPA Universal Technicians.

Students who achieve a GPA in the upper 25% of their class for three or more consecutive semesters are awarded membership in the Engineering Technology national honor society, TAU ALPHA PI.

In order to further their professional development, students of the Engineering Technology majors are encouraged to become student members of societies associated with facilities and marine engineering professions. Professional societies that sponsor local undergraduate programs and provide career networking opportunities include the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE), International Society of Automation (ISA) and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).

Marine Engineering Technology Major Curriculum


(Subject to Change)

TOTAL UNITS: 159

Third Assistant Engineer’s/OICEW License Required for Graduation

Writing Proficiency Requirement: All Junior students must demonstrate upper division writing competency as a graduation requirement. This may be fulfilled by passing either the Graduation Writing Exam or EGL 300 - Advanced Writing .

Total 17.0


Total 18.0


Summer Cruise (Freshman Year)


Total 10.0


Total 18.0


Total 16.0


Summer Cruise (Sophomore Year)


Total 8.0


Total 17.0


Total 15.0


Summer Cruise (Junior Year)


Total 8.0


Total 17.0


Total 15.0


Total Units: 159


Writing Proficiency Requirement: All Junior students must demonstrate upper division writing competency as a graduation requirement. This may be fulfilled by passing either the Graduation Writing Exam or EGL 300 - Advanced Writing .

1&2 Divisions 1&2 cadets take course

3&4 Divisions 3&4 cadets take course

► Courses in Major (CGPA = 2.0 is required)

♦ STCW Courses (Must receive a “C-” or higher, or “CR”)

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