PROFESSIONAL MARINER PROGRAM

Course Planning

ENROLLMENT:

Students must be enrolled at Orange Coast College to register for all Marine Activities (MARA) courses. Courses are conducted at the OCC Waterfront Center.

Enrollment and registration information is available online at www.orangecoastcollege.edu.

Please Note:

Certificates of Achievement are not automatically awarded. A petition must be filed in Enrollment Services or online at the beginning of the semester in which the student will be completing their final requirements.

 

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

MARA A150 - Coastal Navigation

MARA A151 - Maritime Industries

MARA A152 - Boathandling and Seamanship

MARA A153 - Marine Basic Safety Training

MARA A154 - Yachtkeeping & Engine Maintenance

MARA A156 - Maritime Environment

Also: three recommended units of electives.

Associates Degree Requirements

MARA A150 - Coastal Navigation

MARA A151 - Maritime Industries

MARA A152 - Boathandling and Seamanship

MARA A153 - Marine Basic Safety Training

MARA A154 - Yachtkeeping & Engine Maintenance

MARA A156 - Maritime Environment

MARA A136 or A137 - Introduction to or Intermediate Sailing

A157 - Radar Observer

A200 & A201 - Professional Mariner Internship & Internship Lecture

Also: General education and transferable electives needed to satisfy unit requirements. See the OCC catalog or meet with a counselor for general education information.

Electives

BUS A120 - Personal Financial Success

FN A185 - Cultural Foods

HLED/PUBH A100 - Personal Health Education

KIN A107 -Fitness Programs I

KIN A108 - Strength and Conditioning

KIN A131 - Swimming for Fitness Level 1

LEAD A180 - Personal Leadership

MARA A136 - Introduction to Sailing

 

*MARA A137 - Intermediate Sailing

MARA A138 - Introduction to Ocean Sailing

*MARA A157 - RADAR Observer

*MARA A200 & A201 - Professional Mariner

Internship & Internship Lecture

Any Marine Science Course

Math A170 - Precalculus

Math A180 - Calculus 1

* requirements of the Associates Degree

Student wearing mask checking on installed boat fire system