Curriculum

Marine Systems Technology is one of six Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study offered by the UANY Harbor School. UANY Harbor School is a four year New York City public high school. The first two semesters of all six programs is a foundation class – Introduction to New York Harbor. Students are introduced to elements of all the programs and asked to begin thinking about which program best suits their interests and goals. In the spring of their freshman year students rank their program choices in order of preference. Each individual program starts in the Fall of sophomore year.
Freshman Year
Semester 1 & 2 See curriculum for Introduction to New York Harbor a two semester course that is the CTE foundation course for all the CTE programs offered at New York Harbor School.
Marine Systems Technology I – Sophomore Year Fall Semester
MSTI is a one semester course. Meeting 5 single periods a Unit
Module 1.1 – Boat Handling and Seamanship (Upon completion of this module students are eligible to take the NY State Safe Boating Certification Test required for operators of all motorized vessels in New York State born after November 14th 1996.)
Unit 1.1.1 –Lab Safety and Protocols, Boats and Motors, Registration of Boats, Equipment, Marine Environment
Unit 1.1.2 –Fueling and Ventilation, Safe Loading and Powering, Preparation for Getting Underway
Unit 1.1.3 – Rules of the Road
Unit 1.1.4 – Boat Operations, Seamanship, Navigation
Unit 1.1.5 – Personal Watercraft, Boating Related Activities, Accidents and Emergencies
Unit 1.1.6 – Review and Exam

Module 1.2 – How Boats Work (Basic Terminology and Concepts. This is a wide overview of the material that is going to be studied throughout the program)
Unit 1.2.1 – Buoyancy, Stability, Hull Forms, Intro to Marine Systems, Through Hulls
Unit 1.2.2 – Engine Basics (Internal Combustion Theory)
Unit 1.2.3 – Marine Electricity (Components of Electricity)
Unit 1.2.4 – Fresh Water Plumbing and Water makers, Marine Toilets
Unit 1.2.5 – Stoves and Refrigeration
Unit 1.2.6 – Review and Exam
Module 1.3 – Woodworking/General Shop and Field Safety (In this module students complete the design and building of a wood tool box)
Unit 1.3.1 – Professionalism/Expectations/Housekeeping Technical Drawing of Toolbox Project
Unit 1.3.2 – Tool Use – Tools with Edges, Tools that Spin, Machine Stock for Tool Box Project
Unit 1.3.3 – Dust Fumes and Chemicals, Shaping and Joinery of Tool Box Project Parts
Unit 1.3.4 – Fire Emergency and Flammable Liquid Safety – Shaping and Joinery of Tool Box Project Parts Continued
Unit 1.3.5 – Tag Out/Lock Out, Assembly of Tool Box
Unit 1.3.6 – Review and Exam, Sand and Apply Finish to Tool Box Project

Marine Systems Technology II/Marine Propulsion Systems – Sophomore Year Spring Semester
Career and Financial Management (CFM) Topic 1 – Business Systems and Economics
http://nyctecenter.org/content/userfiles/files/Career_and_Financial_Management.pdf
MSTII is a semester long course meeting 5 single periods a Unit
CFM 1A. Economic systems – identify basic features of economic systems and analyze major features of the
U. S. economic system.
Module 2.1 – Outboard Engine Maintenance and Trouble Shooting
MST Unit 2.1.1 – Daily, Monthly and Seasonal maintenance Schedule, Check and Change Gear Lube Oil
Engine Cooling-System Maintenance Procedures
MST Unit 2.1.2 – Water Pump Impeller Replacement Procedures, Compression Test, Fuel System Service
CFM A1.Questions to be answered by every economic system a. What is to be produced? b. How is it to be produced? c. For whom is it to be produced?

MST Unit 2.1.3 – Steering System Maintenance Procedures, Battery Service Procedures, Sump Oil change Procedures(4 Stroke)
MST Unit 2.1.4 – Timing Belt Inspection and Replacement (4Stroke), Engine Valve Adjustment Procedures
CFMA2. Production and distribution decisions (circular flow) in a market-oriented economy a. Individual lifestyle/economic decisions b. Factors influencing business production and distribution c. Government regulations

MST Unit 2.1.5 – Winter/Extended Layup Procedures/Spring Commissioning
MST Unit 2.1.6 – Listening, Looking, Feeling for Trouble, Computer Diagnostics, Develop Plan of Attack, Symptoms and Probable Causes Exam
CFMA3. Choices a. How resources are used to satisfy economic wants b. Scarcity and how price is used to allocate resources. c. Affects of decisions made by the individual, community, and nation

Module 2.2 – Gasoline Fueled Inboard Engine Maintenance and Trouble Shooting

MST Unit 2.2.1 – Daily Monthly and Seasonal Maintenance Schedule differentiated for Carbureted and Injected engines
Unit 2.2.2 – Gear case Oil Check and change Procedures, Engine Cooling System Maintenance, Serpentine Belt Considerations
CFMA4. Factors affecting economic systems and employment a. Value of work to society b. Producers/consumers c. Supply/demand d. Profit motive e. Competition f. Economic Cycles

MST Unit 2.2.3 – Water pump Impeller Replacement Procedures, Fuel System Service, Winter/Extended Lay up
MST Unit 2.2.4- Spring Commissioning Procedures
CFMA5. Sociological, economic, and technological issues a. Sociological, economic, and technological issues at local, state, national, and global levels b. Impact of decisions made that affect the issues

MST Unit 2.2.5- Trouble Shooting/Practice
Unit 2.2.6 – Review Practice Exam
CFMA6 Effect of technology on the labor market and the economy a. Technological advancements that have created new business opportunities and careers while making others obsolete b. Technological innovations in various career clusters 1) Business/Information Systems 2) Health Services 3) Engineering/Technologies 4) Human and Public Services 5) Natural and Agricultural Sciences 6) Arts/Humanities c. Ways in which technology has been used to improve efficiency, performance, and opportunity

CFM 1B. Business Systems – compare and contrast the operation of different business structures on business organization, business functions, and resource management.
Module 2.3 Diesel Engine Maintenance and Trouble Shooting/Drive Systems
MST Unit 2.3.1 – Safety Concerns Differences between Gasoline and diesel Engines, Injected Fuel Delivery, Daily Monthly and Seasonal Maintenance Schedule
MST Unit 2.3.2 – Gear Reduction, Service Considerations on Shaft Drives, Engine/Shaft Alignment
CFMB1. How business is organized – advantages and disadvantages of each type of organization a. Sole proprietorship b. Partnership c. Corporation d. Conglomerate e. Cooperatives f. Franchise

MST Unit 2.3.3 – Transmission Cooling, Lubrication Service Checks, Dripless Shaft Stuffing Boxes, Cutless Wear
Unit 2.3.4 – Removal and Installation of Propellers, Propeller Terminology, Propeller Hubs and Splines, Checking for bent shafts in Outboards and Stern Drives
CFMB2 How business functions – functioning within the formal and informal codes of organizations a. Business Planning b. Business Management c. Finance d. Human Resources e. Underlying principles of technology f. Labor unions and issues g. Moral and ethical responsibilities h. Health, safety, environmental and legal issues

MST Unit 2.3.5 – Gear Oil Change Procedures, Antifouling Protection, Anodic Protection Water Impeller Replacement Procedures
MST Unit 2.3.6 – Review, Exam, Practice
CFMB3 How business applies financial and human resources – compare and contrast the elements of time and materials to carry out business activities a. Utilizing resources to satisfy needs and wants b. Utilizing resources to reach maximum potential

Marine Systems Technology III/Marine Electrical Systems – Junior Year Fall Semester
Career and Financial Management (CFM) Topic 2 – Career Planning
http://nyctecenter.org/content/userfiles/files/Career_and_Financial_Management.pdf
MSTIII is a semester long course that meets for six-47minute periods a Unit (2 blocks of 3 periods each)

Module 3.1 – Marine Electrical System Installation and Trouble Shooting
MST Unit 3.1.1 – Marine Electrical Theory Review – Basic Units of Electricity, Potential, Current, Resistance, Power; Relationship Among These Units – Ohms Law, Power Formula; Direct Current, Alternating Current; Components of an Electrical Circuit Alternating and Direct Current, Using a multi-meter
MST Unit 3.1.2 – Measuring Amperage with a Clamp Type Meter, Sizing Wiring to ABYC Standards
CFM2A Self-assessment – I can assess and analyze personal talents, values, and interests as they relate to a future career. 1. Complete career interest and personality indicator assessments
2. Align personal characteristics and learning styles with the requirements of
different career clusters 3. Recognize effective attitudes needed for career success
4. Recognize the importance of transferable competencies and skills

MST Unit 3.1.3 – Marine Wiring Color Codes, Wiring Diagram
MST Unit 3.1.4 – Wiring Support to ABYC Standards, Wire and Cable Terminations
MST Unit 3.1.5 – Types and Causes of Circuit Faults, Over Current Protection
MST Unit 3.1.6 – Troubleshooting Procedures Finding and Fixing Faults, Quiz
CFM2B Career plan – create and implement a plan including the required steps to transition from education/training to a career 1. Identify a career cluster based on self-assessment 2. Determine academic knowledge, technical skills, and postsecondary requirements for a selected career or careers 3. Articulate how skills and abilities required in a career option relate to personal abilities 4. Identify and discuss why lifelong learning is needed 5. Investigate how to gain experience in a specific career or career cluster through both work experiences and volunteer activities 6. List tangible and intangible rewards of paid and unpaid work 7. Identify career opportunities resulting from new and emerging technologies 8. Develop a career plan related to a career cluster a. List personal skills, interests, and abilities in a priority list b. Prioritize career options c. Select a career option d. Align secondary and postsecondary requirements within a chosen career or career cluster e. Determine steps to acquire employment, enter postsecondary study, or both f. Analyze labor market/employment data for selected careers in the local, regional, national, and global employment markets (e.g., needs, advancement opportunities, financial rewards, promotional aspects, reevaluate long term goals, identify action steps to obtain long-term goals) g. Identify financial resources for furthering career goals

Module 3.2 – Marine Electronics Equipment and Installation
MST Unit 3.2.1 – Magnetic Field Issues, Magnetic Separation, Radio Frequency Interference
MST Unit 3.2.2 – Power Supply Issues, Antenna Selection and Installation
CFM2C. Life goals – determine goals and identify steps to achieve an identified goal a. Decision making and planning as integral parts of selecting a career option of strong personal interest and achieving life goals b. Assess the financial resources and personal needs to determine lifestyle goals c. Identify how financial resources and personal values shape career choices d. Demonstrate how skill and education level influence potential earnings e. Identify advancement opportunities and financial rewards associated with various career options f. Evaluate progress toward reaching goals and the relationship between priority setting and the attainment of goals

Career and Financial Management (CFM) Topic 3: The Career Selection Process
MST Unit 3.2.3 – Coaxial Cable, Fish Finder/Depth Sounder Transducer Installation
MST Unit 3.2.4 – Alternators and Charging Systems/Shore Power
CFM3A Changing trends and employment opportunities – recognize the relationships between job search, selection, and the current state of the economy 1. Relate current labor market information to employment opportunities, salaries, and work characteristics 2. Study traditional and nontraditional career options for men and women3. Recognize the trend towards a more diverse population and workforce 4. Analyze rising entrepreneurship opportunities a. Advantages and disadvantages of being an entrepreneur b. Personal traits and abilities that lead to successful entrepreneurship 5. Study alternative types of employment a. Just in time workers b. Job Sharing c. Consulting d. Flexible Scheduling e. Temporary Employment
MST Unit 3.2.5 – Solar and Wind Power
MST Unit 3.2.6 – Review, Assessment Quiz
CFM3B Career search resources and planning – locate current information to direct the search for a career 1. Research employment opportunities a. Internet b. Print Media c. Nonprint Media d. Networking e. Mentoring f. Public and Private Employment Agencies g. Job Fairs 2. Gather information about skills assessed by state/national/private testing to certify competencies to enter the workforce 3. Maintain an organized record of your job search information/resources

Module 3.3 – Design and Install an Electrical System
MST Unit 3.3.1 – Basic Layout Diagram
MST Unit 3.3.2 – Wiring Diagram
CFM3C. Career presentation package – prepare materials to demonstrate individual qualifications in the career search/acquisition process 1. Resume a. Compile personal qualifications that translate into employability skills b. Compare and contrast resume styles, formats, and purposes c. Prepare a resume emphasizing the need for continuous updating of content 2. Job application a. Meet standards for completing job application forms b. Explore use of technology, online downloading, and transmittal in the application process c. Develop materials for website posting 3. Communication a. Discuss the importance of written documents in securing an interview b. Prepare a letter of application and/or `cover letter
Unit 3.3.3 – Source Components, Invoice
Unit 3.3.4 – Work on Mock Electrical system installation
CFM3D. Job interview process – develop skills in presentation and procedures to secure a position 1. Job Interview a. Describe the nature and purpose of the job interview b. Explore factors that influence employers in their choice of applicants c. Demonstrate ability to describe personal skills to interviewers d. Demonstrate effective strategies for meeting and greeting people e. Identify characteristics of appropriate personal appearance for the workplace 2. Follow-up – use appropriate forms of communicationa. Prepare a follow-up letter to the interview expressing interest in the position and appreciation for time/consideration 3. Job selection – deciding on the job a. Describe criteria for evaluating job offers and deciding whether to accept or reject the offer b. Prepare a letter of resignation c. Discuss effective strategies for handling rejection 4. Participate in mock or actual interviews
Unit 3.3.5 – Work on Mock Electrical system installation
Unit 3.3.6 – Finish Mock Electrical System, Review Assessment, Quiz

Marine Systems Technology IV/Workplace Safety, Plumbing and Metal Work-Junior Year Spring Semester

Career and Financial Management (CFM) Topic 3 – Career Planning
http://nyctecenter.org/content/userfiles/files/Career_and_Financial_Management.pdf
MSTIV is a semester long course that meets for six-47minute periods a Unit (2 blocks of 3 periods each)

Module 4.1 – Shipyard/Boatyard/Marina Safety
CFM 3A – Changing trends and employment opportunities – recognize the relationships between job
search, selection, and the current state of the economy
1. Relate current labor market information to employment opportunities, salaries,
and work characteristics
2. Study traditional and nontraditional career options for men and women
3. Recognize the trend towards a more diverse population and workforce
4. Analyze rising entrepreneurship opportunities
5. Study alternative types of employment
CFM 3B – Changing trends and employment opportunities – recognize the relationships between job
search, selection, and the current state of the economy
1. Research employment opportunities
2. Gather information about skills assessed by state/national/private testing to certify
competencies to enter the workforce
3. Maintain an organized record of your job search information/resources
MST Units 4.1.1 and 2 – OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training include OSHA 10 Hour Marine Topics (Students receive 10 Hour OSHA Safety Card)
Unit 4.1.3 – Fork Lift Training/Spring Internship Planning
Unit 4.1.4 – Travelling Boat Lift Training
Unit 4.1.5 – Trailer Operation/Servicing
Unit 4.1.6 – CPR/First Aid (Students receive Red cross CPR, AED and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer)

Module 4.2 – Marine Plumbing Systems, Junior Summer Internship Planning
CFM 3C – Career presentation package – prepare materials to demonstrate individual qualifications
in the career search/acquisition process
1. Resume
2. Job application
3. Communication MST Unit 4.2.1 – Basic Hydraulic Principles, Marine Pumps, Valves
Unit 4.2.2 – Marine Hose, Through Hull Fitting Types and Installation
Unit 4.2.3 – Potable Water Systems
Unit 4.2.4 – Marine Sanitation Devices
Unit 4.2.5 – Winterization
Unit 4.2.6 – Review, Quiz. Junior Summer Internship Planning

Module 4.3 – Metal Working
CFM 3D. Job interview process – develop skills in presentation and procedures to secure a position
1. Job Interview
2. Follow-up – use appropriate forms of communication
3. Job selection – deciding on the job
4. Participate in mock and actual interviews
MST Unit 4.3.1 – Rust Busting, Protective Coating and Corrosion Prevention
Unit 4.3.2 – Cutting Grinder, Metal Cut off Saw, Metal Band saw
Unit 4.3.3 – Cutting Oxy-Acetylene Torch
Unit 4.3.4 – Welding
Unit 4.3.5 – Welding
Unit 4.3.6 Project, Assessment, Quiz

Junior Summer Internship
Students in good academic standing with demonstrated interest in pursuing a maritime career and who have demonstrated the ability to follow safety rules and proper workplace etiquette are eligible to participate in internship program. This internship is at least 54 hours. Students can receive 1 credit for this internship.

Marine Systems Technology V – Composites, Project Planning, Customer Service, College/Post-Secondary Pathways – Senior Year Fall Semester
Career and Financial Management (CFM) Topic 4 – Career Success
http://nyctecenter.org/content/userfiles/files/Career_and_Financial_Management.pdf

MSTV is a semester long course that meets for six-47minute periods a Unit (2 blocks of 3 periods each)

Module 5.1 – Composites
CFM 4A – Successful employment – recognize skills needed for success in a chosen career and how
that relates to work performance to achieve individual success in the workplace
1. Personal Qualities
2. Interpersonal Skills
CFM 5B – Orientation/introduction to the job – appreciate how a good beginning is needed for
success on the job
1. Complete required forms
2. Become familiar with working conditions
MST Unit 5.1.1 – Safety Tools Resins and Solvents
Unit 5.1.2 – Cloth and Core Types
Unit 5.1.3 – Gel Coat Repair
Unit 5.1.4 – Molding
Unit 5.1.5 – Blind Whole Repair
Unit 5.1.6 – Overlap Repair

Module 5.2 – Project Planning, Customer Service and Record Keeping, College/Post-Secondary Planning
CFM 5C – Conditions affecting job productivity and satisfaction – shared responsibility between
business and employee
1. Physical and mental health
2. Interdependent relationships
3. Time Management – determine importance of principles to success on the job
MST Unit 5.2.1 – Preparing an Estimate, Preparing a Work Order, Preparing an Invoice
Unit 5.2.2 – What is customer Service, Service vs. Manufacturing
Unit 5.2.2 – Service Manuals and Websites
Unit 5.2.4 – Making College/Post-Secondary Plan
Unit 5.2.5 – Plan Senior Project
Unit 6 – Prepare a Budget and Timeline

Module 5.3 – Review for SkillsUSA Marine Systems Technician Exam (To be taken in February)
CFM 5D – Workplace laws and regulations -Review standard labor laws and regulations
CFM 5E – Role of labor unions and/or professional organizations
1. Overview of labor unions
2. Overview of professional organizations MST Unit 5.3.1 – Potable Water
Unit 5.3.2 – Marine Sanitation Devices
Unit 5.3.3 – Tankage and Hull Piping
Unit 5.3.4 – Electrical Systems
Unit 5.3.5 – Fuel Systems
Unit 5.3.6 – Propane, Steering and Propulsion Systems

Marine System Technology VI/Senior Project, Marine Service Technology SkillsUSA Assessment – Senior Year Spring Semester Career and Financial Management (CFM) Topic 5 – Financial Literacy
http://nyctecenter.org/content/userfiles/files/Career_and_Financial_Management.pdf
MSTVI is a semester long course that meets for six-47minute periods a Unit (2 blocks of 3 periods each)

Module 6.1 – ABYC Marine Systems Exam/Internship Fair
CFM 5A. Managing finances and budgeting
1. Banking – compare, contrast, and evaluate services provided by financial
Institutions

Unit 6.1.1 – Final Preparation for ABYC Marine Systems Exam
Unit 6.1.2 – Take ABYC exam, Review and Revise Resume, Interview Skills
Unit 6.1.3 –Attend Internship Fair
Unit 6.1.4 –SkillsUSA/Senior Project
Unit 6.1.5 – SkillsUSA/Senior Project
Unit 6.1.6 – SkillsUSA/Senior Project

Module 6.2 – Internships
Unit 6.2.1 – Site Orientation/Student Training Plan
Unit 6.2.2 – Job Shadow
Unit 6.2.3 – Mid-Internship Evaluation
Unit 6.2.4 – Organizational Structure
Unit 6.2.5 – Management Interview
Unit 6.2.6 – Powerpoint Presentation

Module 6.3 – Complete Senior Project/Evaluation/Skills USA Marine Service Technology Assessment
Unit 6.3.1 – Senior Project Lab
Unit 6.3.2 – Senior Project Lab
Unit 6.3.3 – Senior Project Lab
Unit 6.3.4 – Senior Project Lab
Unit 6.3.5 – Senior Project Evaluation
Unit 6.3.6 – SkillsUSA Marine Service Technology Assessment

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