Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation

The Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation (BSMT) is a four-year undergraduate degree program which leads to a professional career in the maritime industry, as a marine deck officer. Through this program, the students will be able to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge needed to accomplish their future duties and responsibilities of a marine officer, and will be exposed to theories and practices in seamanship, navigation, ship business, meteorology, and marine laws.

Some of the subjects taught in this program include:
Ship Handling and Maneuvering
Ships, Ship Routines, and Construction
Cargo Handling and Storage
Merchant Ships Search and Rescue
Deck Watchkeeping
Shipboard Personnel Management
Basic Marine Engineering
Ship Management Systems
Meteorology and Oceanography
Radio Communication
Stability and Trim
Terrestrial Navigation
Electronic Navigation
Celestial Navigation
Collision Regulation
Basic Safety
Maritime Laws
Marine Pollution and Prevention

The Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation is taught through classroom-based frontal instructions, regular hands-on trainings usually conducted in special laboratories, as well as simulation activities regarding the use of modern ship equipments like the RADAR, ARPA, and GMDSS communication.