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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Specialization in Marine Engineering (956-01), Associate of Applied Science Degree

Purpose: This degree is designed as a cooperative education program with Newport News Shipbuilding and is in conjunction with its formal apprenticeship program. Through this program, shipyard employees are provided the opportunity to complete an associate in applied science degree.

Course Offerings: Primarily at the Newport News Apprentice School.

Special Notes: Students must be enrolled in the Newport News Apprentice School.

For more information, contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-2898 or

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

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Semester Total Credits 16

Semester Total Credits 17

Summer I

  • Humanities (3 credits)3

Semester Total Credits 3

Semester Total Credits 16

Semester Total Credits 15

Total Minimum Credits 67

1MAR courses are not offered at Thomas Nelson Community College. Courses are taught at Newport News Shipbuilding and articulated to Thomas Nelson.
2A course from the following disciplines may be used: MEC, CAD, ETR 104 , or IND.

3Recommended courses to meet requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .

Program Information (SET)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email