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Credits breakdown

Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Course # Course Title Credits
MRNT1104 Drive System Theory 3
MRNT1105 Introduction to Marine 2
MRNT1106 Drive System Service 3
MRNT2203 Marine Advanced Fuel Systems 4
MRNT2207 EFI and Advanced Electrical Systems 4
MRNT2210 Engine Service 3
MRNT2218 Adv Electrical Diagnosis 3
MRNT2221 Advanced Drive Systems and Testing 4
MRNT2222 Transom and Mid-Section Service 4
MRNT2231 Engine Performance Rebuild and Diagnostics 5
MRNT2238 Marine four-stroke outboard engine service 2
TRNS1100 Introduction to Shop Technology 4
TRNS1104 Transportation Electronics 3
TRNS1125 Starting and Charging Theory 2
TRNS1126 Starting and Charging Lab 1
TRNS1193 Fuel Systems I Lab 1
TRNS1194 Fuel Systems I Theory 2
TRNS1197 Electrical Systems I Lab 2
TRNS1198 Electrical Systems I Theory 2
MNTC Courses
ENGL1101 College Writing
Goal: 1 *

MNTC Electives ...


Total Credits: 69

* To complete an AAS degree, courses must be taken from at least 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.


About this program

The Marine Engine Technology AAS curriculum is designed to educate individuals to become competent marine technicians along with learning the soft skills needed for management and manufacturer positions. The primary focus of the program is the diagnosis, service and repair of outboard and stern-drive engines, with the understanding that the graduate of this program may need to explain the various systems to customers. Our students perform these services on modern marine products using special test equipment and tools. Students in this program will learn how to plan and perform repairs according to the various manufacturers' recommended procedures. This course is designed for the individual who is looking toward a long-term goal of management, technical manufacturer service and business ownership, to name just a few options.

Program outcomes

1. Demonstrate professional and related soft skills.
2. Apply theory of marine operating systems.
3. Diagnose marine operating systems.
4. Repair marine operating systems.
5. Interpret service information.
6. Exhibit safety practices and procedures.

Employment information

The marine industry is growing rapidly, due in a large part to the increased leisure time available to most individuals. This expansion has brought about the need nationally for well trained marine mechanics and technicians. Graduates from this program can choose the area of the country they wish to be placed, due to the fact that there are always plentiful requests from industry.

Program accreditation

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (800) 621-7440, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504.