Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Maritime Transportation Management and Security (with Minor), Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.

Summary

General Education Core Curriculum42
Major Requirements36
Other Requirements22
Minor21
Total Hours121

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1

Communication
ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
Mathematics
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
Life and Physical Sciences 46
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 53
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
GEOG 1303World Regional Geography3
Total Hours42
1

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed. 

2

(N) represent the number of course credits.

3

Pending English and Math examinations

4

Life and Physical Sciences credits should be selected from the following:
Select one from the following:
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science or CHEM 1311 Chemistry I and one from the following courses: CHEM 1312 Chemistry II, BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I, GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth, PHYS 1315 Prin of Phys Sci, PHYS 1302 College Physics II or PHYS 2325 University Physics I (TCCN: BIOL 1308 (3) or CHEM 1311 (3) and one from the following courses: CHEM 1312 (3), BIOL 2301 (3), GEOL 1303 (3), PHYS 1315 (3), PHYS 1301 (3), PHYS 

5

ENGL 2332 World Literature I, ENGL 2333 World Literature II, ENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature (ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2328, or ENGL 2326)

 
 

Major (Maritime Transportation Management Security)

MTMS 101Intro to Maritime Transp3
MTMS 202Maritime Law3
MTMS 303American Maritime History3
MTMS 321Intl Business & Ocean Shipping3
MTMS 322Port & Terminal Opration Mgmt3
MTMS 341Maritime Security Mgmt3
MTMS 361Maritime Environment Mgmt3
MTMS 424Contain & Modern Cargo Storage3
MTMS 463Maritime Environmental Law3
MTMS 481Sem In Int'L Maritime Business3
MTMS 495Field Work Prac In Marit Trnsp3
MTMS Electives 13
Total Hours36
1

Elective course selected from MTMS 423 Marine Cargo Operations, MTMS 425 Int'l Intermodal Transport, MTMS 443 Maritime Trnsp Security MTMS 445 Maritime Risk Assessmnt & Mgmt, MTMS 462 Marine Environmental Project, MTMS 482 Advanced Transportation Mgmt, MTMS 483 Maritime Studies SR. Seminar, MTMS 447 MRTM Big Data Analtcs &Scurty.

Electives

MTMS 423Marine Cargo Operations3
MTMS 425Int'l Intermodal Transport3
MTMS 443Maritime Trnsp Security3
MTMS 445Maritime Risk Assessmnt & Mgmt3
MTMS 462Marine Environmental Project3
MTMS 482Advanced Transportation Mgmt3
MTMS 483Maritime Studies SR. Seminar3
MTMS 447MRTM Big Data Analtcs &Scurty3

Other Requirements

ITEC 331Technical Writing3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
MGMT 402International Management3
COSC 1301Intro To Compr Science I3
MKTG 306Principles of Marketing3
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 11
Electives or Approved Substitutes 26
Total Hours22
1

Freshman students must finish the freshman seminar class FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience in the first semester; Transfer students may substitute FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience

2

6 SCH can be from Computer Science, Math, or other approved substituted course.

Minor Requirements

For the minor in Maritime Transportation Management and Security offered through the Department, students are required to complete 21semester credit hours in the following courses:

Select 21 credit hours from the following: 21
Intro to Maritime Transp
Maritime Law
American Maritime History
Intl Business & Ocean Shipping
Port & Terminal Opration Mgmt
Maritime Security Mgmt
Maritime Security Technology
Maritime Environment Mgmt
Marine Cargo Operations
Contain & Modern Cargo Storage
Int'l Intermodal Transport
Maritime Trnsp Security
Contemp Maritime Security
Maritime Risk Assessmnt & Mgmt
Marine Environmental Project
Maritime Environmental Law
Sem In Int'L Maritime Business
Advanced Transportation Mgmt
Maritime Studies SR. Seminar
Field Work Prac In Marit Trnsp
Total Hours21
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 1 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 1 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 2 3
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
MTMS 101 Intro to Maritime Transp 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 3 1
 Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
COMM 1324 Business & Professional Comm 3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth 2 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
 Hours15
Second Year
Third Semester
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
Minor 3
MTMS 202 Maritime Law 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Elective from MATH, CS or other approved course 3
 Hours15
Fourth Semester
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
 Hours18
Third Year
Fifth Semester
MTMS 303 American Maritime History 3
MTMS 341 Maritime Security Mgmt 3
MGMT 300 Principles of Management 3
ITEC 331 Technical Writing 3
MTMS 321 Intl Business & Ocean Shipping 3
 Hours15
Sixth Semester
MTMS 361 Maritime Environment Mgmt 3
MKTG 306 Principles of Marketing 3
MTMS 322 Port & Terminal Opration Mgmt 3
MTMS Elective 4 3
Minor 3
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
MTMS 424 Contain & Modern Cargo Storage 3
Elective from MATH, CS or other approved course 3
MGMT 402 International Management 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
 Hours15
Eighth Semester
MTMS 463 Maritime Environmental Law 3
MTMS 481 Sem In Int'L Maritime Business 3
MTMS 495 Field Work Prac In Marit Trnsp 3
Minor 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours121
1

Pending acceptable scores on English and Math Placement Exams.

2

Life and Physical Sciences courses should be selected from the following: BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science or CHEM 1311 Chemistry I and one from the following courses: CHEM 1312 Chemistry II; BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I; GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth; PHYS 1315 Prin of Phys Sci; or PHYS 2325 University Physics I

3

First time Freshman students only.

4

Elective course selected from MTMS 423 Marine Cargo Operations, MTMS 425 Int'l Intermodal Transport, MTMS 443 Maritime Trnsp Security, MTMS 445 Maritime Risk Assessmnt & Mgmt, MTMS 462 Marine Environmental Project, MTMS 482 Advanced Transportation MgmtMTMS 483 Maritime Studies SR. Seminar, MTMS 447 MRTM Big Data Analtcs &Scurty.