Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Marine Applied Mathematics

 Title Abbreviation:   MARINE APPLIED MATH

 Department:    MT

 Course #:    102

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Practical course in mathematics involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percentages, and basic geometric constructions. Introduction to applied algebra and basic trigonometric functions. Includes practical blueprint reading.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perform standard mathematic operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
  2. Solve practical problems involving ratios, proprotions, and percentages in the marine trades.
  3. Utilize basic trigonometric functions to solve practical problems in the marine trades.
  4. Calculate areas, volumes, and forces in both English and Metric systems.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.


Definition: Apply mathematical skills quantitatively, logically, creatively, and critically.

Course Contents

  1. Number systems, i.e. natural, whole, and rational numbers.
  2. Basic mathematic operations, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  3. Ratios, proportions, and percentages.
  4. Measurement, i.e. linear, areas, and volumes.
  5. The metric system basics.
  6. Right angle trigonometry, i.e. sine function, cosine function, and tangent function.