Academic Catalog


Minor Marine Engineering Minor

Minor in Marine Engineering

The minor in marine engineering is open to all students with the exception of those students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program who are specializing in Marine Systems. Students seeking the minor must satisfy all pre- or corequisite requirements for the courses selected. The minor is multidisciplinary and consists of four courses in topics that are relevant to the shipbuilding, maintenance, repair and maritime operations industries.

The course requirements are as follows:

MET 475Marine Engineering I3
MET 476Marine Engineering II3
MAE 450Principles of Naval Architecture3
MAE 417Propulsion Systems3
Total Credit Hours12

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of lower-level courses, prerequisites and corequisites and complete at least six hours of upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.