Shipbuilding Technology (SHIP)



50 Orientation to the Maritime Professions - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

This survey course provides students with an overview of the maritime industry. It provides a broad understanding of the waterfront community, its functions, terminology, and occupational choices in the various fields in maritime as well as the place of the industry in the American economy as a whole. (FT) AA/AS.

101 Introduction to Shipbuilding Technology I - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This is a survey course that covers the history, standard business models, and current concepts, theories and methods related to manufacturing in the shipbuilding industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

103 Introduction to Shipbuilding Technology II - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This is a survey course designed to acquaint the student with the shipbuilding industry. The course will focus on essential products and processes required in strategic departments and organizations throughout the shipyard. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

110 Shipyard Safety and Safety Management - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This course focuses on the principles of behavior-based safety as it relates to: safety legislations and organizations, management and employee responsibilities and attitudes, management systems, philosophy and issues, and the physical hazards associated with the shipyard environment. (FT) AA/AS; and transfer to CSU.

115 Shipbuilding Processes - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This course will investigate how ships are built; focusing on how raw materials (primarily steel) are changed into a finished product. The course provides an overview of the theory behind the manufacturing and construction processes required in shipbuilding including forming (heating, cutting, bending), separating (burning, cutting, drilling), assembling (mechanical, welding) and corrosion control. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

115L Shipbuilding Processes Lab - 3 hours lab, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Shipbuilding Technology 115 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This course involves laboratory practice in basic metal processes. Emphasis is placed on safety, measurements, common formulas, machine, tool and equipment applications, and project work. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

201 Technological Issues: Organization and Effective Leadership in Shipbuilding - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This course introduces shipbuilding technology students to the unique issues, problems and challenges encountered in a rapidly changing manufacturing environment. The course will analyze internal and external factors such as environment, size, technology, politics, strategy, human resources, job design and organization culture as they relate to the technologist or manager of technology. The course focuses on the basic tools and techniques for the planning and scheduling of projects, as well as the techniques for effective communication. The course will also address leadership theories, including building and motivating effective teams and the application of those theories to the shipyard environment. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

205 Culminating Project - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
The Shipbuilding Technology final project is intended to be the culminating scholastic effort or capstone experience providing the student with the opportunity to use knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses in problem solving, research, teamwork, and communication in a shipbuilding environment. The student, with the approval of the assigned faculty advisor, selects a topic, develops a problem statement and outlines the approach. Then the student - by investigating and recommending a solution to a topic typical of problems graduates must solve in their field of employment - completes the project under the guidance of the faculty advisor. Project results are presented in a formal report in both written and oral format. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.