Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog
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NAUT101 - Introduction to Nautical Science


Credits: 3

This course has two objectives: students successfully completing this course will be introduced to the basic knowledge and skills of nautical science that are required of all officers in the merchant marine; and to provide for formal instruction and assessment in many of the common and deck-specific competency requirements for IMK Able Seafarer (Deck) Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency requirements. Topics covered in nautical science include the economic role of the merchant marine, merchant ship types, shipboard terms, dimensions, personnel organization, nomenclature of ships, mooring with lines, mooring with ground tackle and practical labs in knots, splices, hitches for the bosun chair and stage, and crane operations.

2 class hours a week
2 laboratory hours a week



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