For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Massachusetts Maritime Academy is excited to provide a Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program (CDEP) for qualified high school students. The program provides an opportunity for eligible high school students to enroll at MMA as non-degree students and have the course credit be recognized toward degree completion.
CDEP Program eligibility requirements:
- Must be a Massachusetts resident.
- Must be enrolled in a Massachusetts public secondary school or non-public school, including home school.
- Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or demonstrate potential for academic success through submission of evidence of steadily improving high school grades, high class rank, teacher/guidance counselor endorsement, etc.
- Must submit a completed application form and official high school transcript no later than August 31, 2019.
Course offerings for Fall 2019
MS-4341 Ecological Sustainability (3 credits) **Mondays, 4-7pm, September 9 - December 16**
This course is designed to acquaint students with concepts and practices of using basic ecological principles to develop ecologically sound and sustainable methods for remediating the environmental impact of nutrients, sewage, wastewater, stormwater, and habitat degradation. The course has two major themes: ecological design and ecological restoration. Within these themes, we will discuss such topics as ‘ecomachines,’ organic gardening, composting, composting toilets, organic architecture, blue roofs, green roofs, bioswales, infiltration landscapes, pervious pavement, etc. The course has a strong practical component. Students will conduct and present their own projects in ecological design and ecological restoration. Prerequisite: None
EM-2212 Introduction to Emergency Management (3 credits) **Thursdays, 4-7pm, September 12 - December 19** An introduction to the disciplines, authorities, and policies involved in the field of emergency management. Topics include: hazard analysis and underlying social and environmental processes, vulnerability analysis, hazard mitigation, emergency response and disaster recovery. Prerequisite: None.
SS-1211 Western Civilization (3 credits) **Tuesdays, 4-7pm, September 10 - December 17**
A survey of Western civilization from the early modern period through the industrial revolution to the present. Changes in the social, intellectual, and political structure of Western civilization are stressed. Prerequisite: None
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