MMST1100 Introduction to Marine and Motorsport Technology

This is an introductory course to the trades of Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology. Subjects covered will be shop safety, tools, fasteners, precision measurement and career exploration. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.




Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Explore the trade area
Measure engine parts accurately
Identify fasteners by size and type
Describe safety procedures
Identify hand tools needed for working in the trade
Produce threaded holes in a steel bar
Install a Heli- Coil thread insert
Explain proper oxy-fuel setup
Identify key welding safety procedures
Exhibit professionalism
Exhibit safe work practices
Identify potential career pathways

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details