Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MARR 142 - Introduction To Marine Propulsion

  • Prerequisite: ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23; MATH 9, OR Placement in MATH 24/50/53
  • Co-requisite: MARR 120, 122, 124, 129, 130
  • MARR majors only

Provides an introduction to the care, maintenance, and service of gasoline fueled outboard and sterndrive engines. Basic diesel service will be covered. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices.

60 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MARR 142, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the basic operational principles of outboard, sterndrive, and diesel engines.
  • Perform basic service and troubleshooting on outboard engines
  • Perform basic service on sterndrives and diesels
  • Identify different steering systems
  • Understand the operational principals of the different steering systems and troubleshoot them
  • Perform basic maintenance and service on the steering systems

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