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  • Physical Education and Athletics | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Midshipmen realistic training experience in a mentally and physically challenging environment Prepare and motivate Midshipmen for a lifetime of service through physical education fitness training and testing Objectives Develop the physical potential in each Midshipman through the knowledge and proficiency of physical fitness Expose Midshipmen to a variety of physical skills and encourage Midshipmen to participate in vigorous fitness activities throughout their lifetime Develop Midshipman leadership characteristics that foster teamwork discipline perseverance self confidence emotional control physical courage reliability loyalty and an ability to overcome adversity Provide Midshipmen with a physical education program that supports graduation and STCW requirements for every major Provide Midshipmen a program to assist them in meeting and maintaining the physical requirements set for by the U S Navy Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping STCW To assist USMMA in educating and graduating licensed merchant mariners the department provides required STCW classes Every Midshipman acquires STCW certification in swimming lifesaving first aid and ship s medicine Plebes learn self defense techniques and the basics of emergency health care including cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR An advanced ship s medicine course is offered in upper class years focusing on medical treatments which have proven effective at sea where comprehensive medical care may be not available Physical Education Proper physical conditioning positively affects the personal growth and development of midshipmen Teamwork self confidence and initiative are emphasized The skills learned in classes improve physical fitness and can be enjoyed after graduation in recreational and competitive endeavors Additional life time activity experiences are offered through the Physical Education Activities courses Physical Fitness Assessment The Navy Physical Fitness Assessment PFA is a tool to measure the general fitness of the Regiment of Midshipmen and every Midshipman must pass the PFA in order to graduate Midshipmen are required to take the PFA every

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  • Professional Development & Career Services | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    involvement in the transportation industry Academy Training Representatives assign midshipmen to vessels monitor and guide their progress and maintain liaison between the midshipmen the shipping companies and the Department of Shipboard Training The shipboard training program provides midshipmen with the opportunity to use a ship as a seagoing laboratory Midshipmen are given a number of courses called the Sea Project which in addition to their shipboard duties they are required to complete and submit for evaluation and grading The assignments are carefully designed to ensure that midshipmen while aboard ship apply the knowledge and skills learned in the Academy classrooms and acquire a firm foundation for advanced study when they return to the Academy In addition to written assignments midshipmen take oral and written examinations after returning from sea Aboard ship marine transportation majors are assigned to the vessel s Deck Department and engineering majors to the Engineering Department Sea project courses concentrate on subject matter appropriate to the midshipman s specialty Should a midshipman prior to the second sailing period acquire a definite maritime career goal the department may arrange a program of shipboard assignments to provide opportunities for specialized experience in the last sailing period During the second sailing period midshipmen with a strong interest in a career with the sea services of the U S Armed Forces may request a 30 day sailing assignment aboard a U S Navy or a U S Coast Guard vessel The second sea period includes either a two week or six week internship assignment ashore to provide the midshipmen with opportunities to observe and participate in the management operations of a maritime transportation or engineering related organization This will enable the midshipman to acquire concepts of organization decision making operating procedures and proper work ethic The midshipman makes his her own

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  • About the Curriculum | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    This core curriculum has several components specific courses meeting these requirements are identified later in the course description section Mathematics Science English Leadership and Ethics Comparative Literature and History Naval Science Physical Education and Ship s Medicine Internship Sea Year Major Programs Programs Midshipmen select their major course of study from among five programs Marine Transportation A program combining nautical science and maritime business management Logistics and Intermodal Transportation A program combining nautical science and logistics and intermodal management Marine Engineering An engineering program focused on shipboard engineering operations Marine Engineering Systems An engineering program emphasizing marine engineering design Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission EAC Commission of ABET http www abet org Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management A program based on a marine engineering core and emphasizing the management of shipyards and other large engineering endeavors Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission EAC Commission of ABET http www abet org License Programs In the last trimester of first class year midshipmen take a comprehensive written examination administered by the U S Coast Guard for their licenses as merchant marine officers Those who have selected the Marine Transportation major or the Logistics and Intermodal Transportation major receive training in nautical science to prepare for the third mate deck officer license examination Marine Engineering Marine Engineering Systems and Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management majors receive marine engineering training to prepare for the third assistant engineer engineering officer license examination Sea Year Training At the end of the fourth class year in late June half of the students will go to sea for one term return for residential courses for the second term of their third class year then return to sea for the third term plus the first term of their second class year They will return to campus for the second trimester of the second class year and remain on campus through graduation The other half of the class will remain in residence for the first trimester of the third class year will go to sea for the second trimester and return to campus for the third trimester Then they will go to sea for the second and third trimesters of their second class year return for the first trimester of their first class year and remain on campus until graduation Elective Courses Elective courses are a means by which midshipmen may enhance their professional training and satisfy their intellectual curiosity The number of elective courses varies by major All midshipmen are encouraged to take additional elective courses when academically possible Some programs offer sufficient electives to allow for a formal concentration of study or minors Graduation Requirements The minimum requirements for graduation are Pass the required resident and sea project courses A four year course of study is required by 46USC310 52 A maximum of 5 1 2 years in attendance is permitted to complete degree requirements Earn the number of semester credit hours required by the curriculum in which you are enrolled Exemptions from courses completed at other

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  • Marine Transportation | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    broad marine oriented education to produce a well trained and informed ship s officer This program of study includes general as well as specific maritime subjects which familiarize midshipmen with a ship as a system its equipment and its operation Specifically midshipmen will study Terrestrial and celestial navigation Rules for collision avoidance Vessel stability and trim Marine materials handling aboard ship and in port Safety of life at sea Pollution control and prevention Marlinspike seamanship Meteorology Maritime communications Integrated electronic navigation systems such as radar ARPA and ECDIS bridge resource management Various domestic and international rules and regulations that govern these activities Maritime Business Courses Maritime business courses give midshipmen a broad understanding of management issues and specific skills required for critical thinking and decision making in business These skills complement the professional education of midshipmen and strengthen their performance as shipboard officers Midshipmen also gain a basic foundation in business administration allowing them to pursue shore side opportunities in the maritime field The curriculum recognizes that marine transportation is part of the total transportation system which is crucial to both domestic and international commerce and the nation s defense The specific courses in this area include The Business of Transportation Principles of Economics Principles of Management Marketing Fundamentals of Business Law Admiralty and International Law Accounting and Finance Maritime Economics Maritime Security Awareness International Business Both Marine Transportation majors have been designed to give the students a greater understanding of the business aspects of the maritime industry But the courses offered are not general business courses such as might be offered in a typical business school Kings Point is in a unique position to offer a program that teaches business skills as they relate to and within the context of the maritime industry It therefore represents a program that

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  • Logistics and Intermodal Transportation Program | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Courses specific to the Logistics and Intermodal Transportation major include Integrated Logistics Management Intermodal Transportation Systems Intermodal Port and Terminal Operations Global Supply Chain Management and the capstone Logistics and Intermodal Seminar Elective options include such offerings as Operations Research for Transportation Information Technology and Management Defense Transportation System and Environmental Manage ment Central themes of the major are the role of ports and maritime elements in logistical and intermodal systems the development of a systems view the application of information technology and the importance of an international orientation Emphasis of Major The major emphasizes the development of oral and written communications capabilities through research papers written reports and formal presentations Teamwork skills are enhanced through case studies and applied research projects that focus on real world tasks identified through the program s extensive industry outreach efforts Problem solving abilities are refined through use of computerbased simulation and analysis software Independent certification of professional competency through the American Society of Transportation and Logistics is an attractive optional component of the program A guest lecture series brings prominent industry figures to the Academy to discuss current issues and career opportunities for graduates The internship experience for midshipmen enrolled in the Logistics and Intermodal Transportation Program is carefully structured to ensure that it is fully supportive of and integrated with the academic component Based in part on the specific interests of individual midshipmen internship placement is planned to provide the student with exposure to best practice in leading edge organizations within a particular segment of the logistics and intermodal industry Career opportunities for graduates of the Logistics and Intermodal Transportation Program are diverse and rewarding Reflecting the changing nature of the maritime transportation system fulfillment of the professional obligation may be accomplished through service in a wide variety of logistics and transportation

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  • Marine Engineering | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    Shipyard Management The synergistic combination of classical engineering studies and operations oriented training and experience offers graduates an unbeatable amalgamation of skills that prepare them for a broad range of professional occupations The special nature of the Academy makes the engineering graduates well suited for professions in the maritime industry as well as in related fields such as power generation and intermodal transportation Complete Course List About the Program The Marine Engineering program prepares midshipmen to serve as licensed officers in the U S Merchant Marine and to provide them with an engineering education that prepares them for a wide variety of professional positions including the career fields of ship construction operation marketing maintenance repair and survey The program focuses on the operational and applied aspects of the marine engineering profession It allows midshipmen the opportunity to choose elective courses in order to tailor the program of study to meet their individual professional goals Graduates of the Marine Engineering program are exceptionally well suited for employment at sea as engineering officers as well as ashore in the applied phases of the engineering spectrum such as power generation and technical marketing Curriculum Fourth Class Year Maritime Professional Studies KP100 Basic Firefighting DN110 English 1 HE101 History of Seapower HH100 General Chemistry MC100 Calculus 1 2 Engineering MM101 MM130 Physics 1 2 MP101 MP130 Intro to MMNR NS120 Engineering Shop 1 EG111 Introduction to Electrical Engineering EE120 Computer Engineering ES110 Introduction to Marine Engineering EM100 Engineering Graphics EG100 Engineering Mechanics ES100 Self Defense PE101 Swimming First Aid PE110 Aquatic Survival PE120 Second and Third Class Years Electric Circuits EE300 Chemistry for Engineers MC300 Engineering for Shop 2 EG211 English 2 HE202 Introduction to Materials Engineering ES200 Engineering Math 1 MM230 Marine Engineering 1 EM200 Naval Architecture EM301 MMNR Officer NS220 Naval Leadership

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  • Marine Engineering Systems | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data c an ability to design a system component or process to meet desired needs d an ability to function on multi disciplinary teams e an ability to identify formulate and solve engineering problems f an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility g an ability to communicate effectively h the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context i a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life long learning j a knowledge of contemporary issues k an ability to use the techniques skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice l an ability to apply probability and statistical methods to naval architecture and marine engineering problems m a basic knowledge of engineering mechanics and thermodynamics in the context of marine vehicles n a familiarity of instrumentation appropriate to naval architecture and or marine engineering An important element of the Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management program is the design experience interwoven throughout a student s four years culminating in the capstone design project in senior year The student participates as part of a team tasked with developing a ship construction or ship repair project The project is spread over two terms and finishes with a presentation of the final design to a panel of faculty and invited industry professionals The Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission EAC of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET MES Program Annual Enrollment and Graduation data Academic Year Year in MES Program Sophomore Junior Senior Total Degrees Conferred 2008 09 59 47 54 160 54 2009 10 57 50 46 153 46 2010 11 38 53 49 140 49 2011 12 67 40 50 157 50 2012 13 61 63 37 161 37 2013 14 70 55 60 185 Most recent data subject to change Not available at this time Notes All students are Full Time Students enter the MES Program at the beginning of the sophomore year Annual enrollment numbers apply at the start of each Academic year Major Curriculum Fourth Class Year Maritime Professional Studies KP100 Basic Firefighting DN110 English 1 HE101 History of Seapower HH100 General Chemistry MC100 Calculus 1 2 Engineering MM101 MM130 Physics 1 2 MP101 MP130 Intro to MMNR NS120 Engineering Shop 1 EG111 Introduction to Electrical Engineering EE120 Computer Engineering ES110 Introduction to Marine Engineering EM100 Engineering Graphics EG100 Engineering Mechanics ES105 First Aid Self Defense PE105 Swimming First Aid PE115 Aquatic Survival PE120 Second and Third Class Years Electric Circuits EE300 Chemistry for Engineers MC300 Engineering for Shop 2 EG211 English 2 HE202 Introduction to Materials Engineering ES200 Engineering Math 1 MM230 Marine Engineering 1 EM200 Naval Architecture EM301 MMNR Officer NS220 Naval Leadership Ethics NS402 Principles of Economics DB210 Ship s Medicine PE200 Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS DN100 Strength of Materials ES301 Topics in History HC400 Transport Processes 1

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  • Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management | U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
    a shipyard or similar facility and in ship engineering operations maintenance and repair in a shipping company Provide midshipmen with an engineering education that also prepares them for a wide variety of professional positions in the maritime industry including but not limited to marine equipment manufacturing ship operation maintenance surveying and marketing Provide midshipmen with an engineering education that permits them to pursue graduate study in Engineering Management and similar subjects and or become licensed as a Professional Engineer should they so choose The MESM Program s Student Outcomes that all graduates of the program are expected to have are as follows a an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics science and engineering b an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data c an ability to design a system component or process to meet desired needs d an ability to function on multi disciplinary teams e an ability to identify formulate and solve engineering problems f an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility g an ability to communicate effectively h the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context i a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life long learning j a knowledge of contemporary issues k an ability to use the techniques skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice l an ability to apply probability and statistical methods to naval architecture and marine engineering problems m a basic knowledge of engineering mechanics and thermodynamics in the context of marine vehicles n a familiarity of instrumentation appropriate to naval architecture and or marine engineering MESM Program Annual Enrollment and Graduation data Academic Year Year in MESM Program Sophomore Junior Senior Total Degrees Conferred 2008 09 38 22 18 78 18 2009 10 21 36 18 75 18 2010 11 24 23 32 79 32 2011 12 31 20 23 74 23 2012 13 17 30 19 66 19 2013 14 32 17 30 79 Most recent data subject to change Not available at this time Notes All students are Full Time Students enter the MESM Program at the beginning of the sophomore year Annual enrollment numbers apply at the start of each Academic year An important element of the Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management program is the design experience interwoven throughout a student s four years culminating in the capstone design project in senior year The student participates as part of a team tasked with developing a ship construction or ship repair project The project is spread over two terms and finishes with a presentation of the final design to a panel of faculty and invited industry professionals The Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission EAC of ABET http www abet org Curriculum Fourth Class Year Maritime Professional Studies KP100 Basic Firefighting DN110 English 1 HE101 History of Seapower HH100 General Chemistry MC100 Calculus 1 2 Engineering MM101 MM130 Physics 1

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