Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Maritime Transportation Maritime Management and Security (Without 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 Requirements43
Total Hours121

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1

Communication 2
ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
Mathematics 2
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
Life and Physical Sciences 36
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 43
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

Pending English and Math examinations

3

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 

4

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

 
 

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 447 MRTM Big Data Analtcs &Scurty,  MTMS 462 Marine Environmental Project, MTMS 482 Advanced Transportation Mgmt, MTMS 483 Maritime Studies SR. Seminar.

Other Requirements

ITEC 331Technical Writing3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
MGMT 301Foundations of Human Res Mgmt3
MGMT 402International Management3
COSC 1301Intro To Compr Science I3
MKTG 306Principles of Marketing3
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 11
MTMS Electives9
Electives or Approved Substitutes 215
Total Hours43
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

15 SCH can be from Foreign Language, Computer Science, Math, Communication, or other approved substitute courses.

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
Major Lab Requirement 0
MTMS 101 Intro to Maritime Transp 3
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 3 1
 Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
COMM 1321 Business & Professional Comm 3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth 2 3
Major Lab Requirement 0
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
 Hours15
Second Year
Third Semester
Elective from Math, CS or other approved course 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
MTMS 202 Maritime Law 3
Elective from Math, CS or other approved course 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
 Hours15
Fourth Semester
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
Elective from MATH, CS or other approved course 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
Elective from MATH, CS or other approved course 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
MGMT 301 Foundations of Human Res Mgmt 3
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
MTMS 424 Contain & Modern Cargo Storage 3
MGMT 402 International Management 3
MTMS Elective 4 3
MTMS Elective 4 3
MTMS Elective 4 3
 Hours15
Eighth Semester
MTMS 463 Maritime Environmental Law 3
MTMS 481 Sem In Int'L Maritime Business 3
MTMS Elective 4 3
MTMS 495 Field Work Prac In Marit Trnsp 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours121
1

Pending acceptable scores on English and Math Placement Exams.

2

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 IIBIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys IGEOL 1303 Introduction To The EarthPHYS 1315 Prin of Phys Sci, or PHYS 2325 University Physics I 

3

FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience for First Time Freshmen 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 447 MRTM Big Data Analtcs &ScurtyMTMS 462 Marine Environmental Project, MTMS 482 Advanced Transportation Mgmt, and MTMS 483 Maritime Studies SR. Seminar.