Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Feb 25, 2020  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SEA 3680 - Nautical Science

Fall, spring, summer (not offered every year). 3 credits. Student option grading.

Corequisite: Refer to SEA Semester program descriptions at Offered in Woods Hole, MA and at sea.

SEA faculty.

Learn the fundamentals of sailing ship operation, in preparation for direct application at sea. Navigation (piloting, celestial and electronic), weather, engineering systems, safety, and sail theory. Participate as an active member of the ship’s crew on an offshore voyage.

Outcome 1: Students will complete lab exercises and workshops to become proficient in skills of the mariner.

Outcome 2: Students will complete exams covering lecture material.

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