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Marine & Small Engine Technology

A.A.S./Diploma

Career Description
Graduates of this program typically become employed at dealerships as service technicians. The most common types of dealerships include outdoor power equipment, snowmobile, marine, motorcycle, and all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

Program Information
Courses in the Marine and Small Engine Technology Program are designed to provide the students with the knowledge and skills needed for the rapidly growing recreational and power equipment fields. All aspects of maintenance and repair are taught, which include machine overhauls, shop operation, set up, and delivery. The Marine and Small Engine Technology Diploma is a two-year program. The Marine and Small Engine Technology Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree is two years plus one semester.

Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates will be able to:
1. Apply safe work practices in a manner compatible with OSHA requirements and industry expectations
2. Demonstrate industry standard applications of selected tools and equipment for small engine maintenance, diagnostic and repair
3. Apply basic diagnostic and repair concepts to small engines, marine engines, power equipment, drivetrain and chassis systems
4. Apply preventative maintenance concepts to small engine equipment care and storage
5. Identify the functional relationships among small engine components and systems
6. Use a variety of computer, Web and technical resources to find information, troubleshoot problems and prepare estimates

Special Program Requirements
In addition to the core courses of the program, students are required to fulfill 6 credits of general education. The students are encouraged to take Computer Fundamentals (COMP 1101) to fulfill 3 of those credits. The other 3 credits come from the required Applied Mathematics (MATH 1500). 

Because the courses are sequenced, they must be taken in order.

Transfer Opportunities
The Marine and Small Engine Technology Program has an articulation agreement with Bemidji State University for transfer to their Industrial Technology Program.

Career Titles
After completing this program, students will be prepared for a variety of careers, including service technician, general manager, service manager, individual business owner, parts personnel, factory service representative, and parts manager.

Employment Opportunities
Many former graduates have advanced to positions as service managers, general managers, and factory service representatives.

 

 


A.A.S. CURRICULUM

First Year - Fall Semester

MASE 1101   Basic Engines I (3cr)
MASE 1103* Basic Engines I Lab (4cr)
MASE 1120 Lawn & Garden (2c)
MASE 1140 Snowmobile Systems & Lab (4cr)
General Education (3cr)
Total 16 Credits

Spring Semester
MASE 1106 Intro to Electronics (2cr)
MASE 1130 Marine Outboard I (4cr)
MASE 1132* Marine Outboard II (4cr)
MASE 1134 Marine Lower Unit (4cr)
General Education (2cr)
Total 16 Credits

Second Year - Fall Semester
MASE 2133* Advance Marine (3cr)
MASE 2134* Advance Marine & Personal Water (3cr)
MASE 2135* Machine Shop (2cr)
WELD 1100 Intro to Welding (2cr)
General Education (6cr)
Total 16 Credits

Spring Semester
MASE 2143* Diagnostic Troubleshooting (3cr)
MASE 2162* ATV Motorcycle Systems I (4cr)
MASE 2164* ATV Motorcycle Systems II (4cr)
General Education (4cr)
Total 15 Credits

Third Year - Fall Semester
General Education (3cr)
Electives (6cr)
Total 9 Credits

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT 72 CREDITS
*Denotes Prerequisites

DIPLOMA CURRICULUM
Gainful Employment

First Year - Fall Semester

MASE 1101 Basic Engines I (3cr)
MASE 1103 Basic Engines I Lab (4cr)
MASE 1120 Lawn & Garden (2cr)
MASE 1140 Snowmobile Systems & Lab (4cr)
MATH 1500 Applied Mathematics (3cr)
Total 16 Credits

Spring Semester
MASE 1130 Marine Outboard I (4cr)
MASE 1132 Marine Outboard II (4cr)
MASE 1134 Marine Lower Unit (4cr)
WELD 1140 Trade Knowledge (2cr)
MASE 1106 Intro to Electronics (2cr)
Total 16 Credits

Second Year - Fall Semester
MASE 2133 Advance Marine (3cr)
MASE 2134 Advance Marine & Personal Water (3cr)
MASE 2135 Machine Shop (2cr)
MASE 2169 MASE Tune Up (3cr)
WELD 1100 Intro to Welding (2cr)
General Education/Electives (3cr)
Total 16 Credits

Spring Semester

MASE 2143 Diagnostic Troubleshooting (3cr)
MASE 2162 ATV Motorcycle Systems I (4cr)
MASE 2164 ATV Motorcycle Systems II (4cr)
General Education/Electives (5cr)
Total 16 Credits

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT 64 CREDITS
*Denotes Prerequisites

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