Ship Design

MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY/BATH IRON WORKS

Note: The Bath Iron Works Apprentice Program in Ship Design and Ship Production is offered only in Bath, Maine. Not all Student Life Services on the Castine campus are available in Bath, Maine.

The objective of the BIW apprenticeship is to train highly skilled, versatile, and educated mechanics and designers through both classroom instruction and hands-on experience. The program strives to develop proficiency and knowledge in:

  • Engineering principles and problem-solving techniques
  • Organizational, communication, and leadership skills
  • Trade or discipline-based skills and safe work practices

Successful completion of this program leads to the Associate of Science degree.

SHIP DESIGN

Course Number   Course Name  Credits
BIW CS150 Structured Problem Solving with Computers

3

BIW EG102 Intro to Marine Engineering

2

BIW EG240 Welding Technology

2

BIW EG252 Drawing Development and Technology

3

BIW ET206 Mechanics I

3

BIW ET230 Strength of Materials

3

BIW ET235 Material Properties and Testing

3

BIW ET282 Design Practices

2

BIW ET283 Intro to Marine Design

3

BIW ET383 Marine Design II

3

BIW HC110 Business Communications

3

BIW MA200 Labor History

2

BIW MA230 Organizational Behavior

3

BIW MS105 Mathematics I

3

BIW MS205 Mathematics II

3

BIW NA151 Ship Building Process

4

BIW PS103 Physics I

3

BIW OJT On the Job Training

12