Courses and Programs

Maritime Studies for Spring 2019

MSTM4005
Trends and Issues in International Shipping


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 93008
Instructor(s): Bulman, Philip John


Description
Will provide students with an understanding of how regulatory bodies and their legislation have evolved to affect the modern seafarer trading internationally. This course will develop an understanding of the various rules and regulations dealing with Classification, ISM, MAPROL, SOLAS and SIRE inspections which have to be dealt with on a daily basis at sea.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
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MSTM4008
Introduction to Offshore Oil and Gas


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91107
Instructor(s): Stone, David


Description
Will provide students with an understanding of the basic concepts of the oil and gas industry from a marine perspective. This course will cover the entire supply chain and industry structure from upstream to downstream. Topics discussed will give an overview of oil and gas; how it is explored and evaluated, extracted, refined, transported and traded.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4010
Assessment and Implementation of Technology


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 90498
Instructor(s): Matchim, Robert W


Description
Examines the effects of technology on the physical, socio-economic, historic, cultural and aesthetic environments. The course also addresses relevant legislation, the generation and evaluation of project/product alternatives, and the prediction, verification and mitigation of technological effects. CR: Technology 4010

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4014
Technology and the Environment


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 88716
Instructor(s): White, Georgina Marie


Description
Will help students critically examine technology and the environment and how the two are linked. Topics may include how technology is both the cause of and solution to many environmental problems, the greenhouse effect, renewable energy vs. fossil fuels, recycling vs. landfills, the efficiency paradox, geo-engineering, and other select current topics. CR: Technology 4014

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4017
Technical Operations Management


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91036
Instructor(s): Hunt, Terrance A


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4017) introduces students to the area of operations management as it pertains to technology companies. Operations is generally considered the process by which an organization converts inputs such as labour and material into outputs such as goods or services. This course will examine how to manage the processes with a particular emphasis on operations in technology-based companies. Topics may include operations based strategy, processes and technology, capacity and facilities planning, and supply chain management. CR: the former MSTM 4017

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4019
Research Methods


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92257
Instructor(s): Barajas Vazques, Marco Antonio


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4019) examines the fundamental steps in the process of doing research. It will provide students with the necessary information and tools to conduct technical research and communicate their findings. This course will examine how to define a research project, how to prepare a research proposal, how to select a research methodology, how to collect and analyze data and information, and how to prepare a research project report. CR: the former MSTM 4019

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4020
Economic Management for Technologists


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 89771
Instructor(s): Matchem, Jerry


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4020) provides an introduction to the economics of technological projects. Students will study the mathematics of money, cost composition, and project evaluation, including cost comparison. They will also learn to analyse projects for decision making, including risk assessment and replacement analysis. In addition, they will learn to use suitable criteria for project selection, and to conduct sensitivity analysis. CR: Engineering 4102; the former MSTM 4020

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4030
Technology in the Human Context


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92253
Instructor(s): Haynes, Donald


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4030) examines technology in the historical context and technology in the modern era. Students will discuss human insights, innovation, the interactions between development and technology transfer, ethics and professionalism and how to develop a technology value system. CR: the former MSTM 4030

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4040
Project Management for Technologists


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 87752
Instructor(s): Ryan, Paul


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4040) introduces the student to the interdisciplinary field of project management. The course covers the interpersonal skills necessary to successfully lead or work effectively within a project team as well as providing an overview of certain planning and scheduling tools and techniques necessary for the planning and monitoring of projects. CR: the former MSTM 4040

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4040
Project Management for Technologists


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 90829
Instructor(s): Pendergast, Shawn


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4040) introduces the student to the interdisciplinary field of project management. The course covers the interpersonal skills necessary to successfully lead or work effectively within a project team as well as providing an overview of certain planning and scheduling tools and techniques necessary for the planning and monitoring of projects. CR: the former MSTM 4040

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4050
Introduction to Quality Management


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 90831
Instructor(s): Ragunathan, Jai Anand


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4050) provides students with an understanding of the philosophy and concepts involved in the total quality approach to quality management. The course covers the various tools and techniques used in quality management as well as providing an overview of the role of management. CR: the former MSTM 4050

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4060
Advanced Technical Communications


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 84791
Instructor(s): Peach, Aaron


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4060) enhances the technical communication skills of students. The course content examines technical writing fundamentals; information gathering, analysis, and documentation; proposal preparation; technical document applications; technical report preparation; graphics preparation; and technical presentations. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop proposals, reports, and presentations for technical projects. CR: MSTM 4060

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4103
Advanced Communications for the Maritime Sector


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 93006
Instructor(s): McCulloch, Christopher A


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4103) equips students to write a variety of formal and informal maritime-related technical documents; develops students’ capabilities in gathering and critically analysing information from technical sources and constructing a clear message; and prepares students to develop and deliver oral technical presentations. CR: the former MSTM 4103

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MSTM4400
Technological Assessment Project


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92251
Instructor(s): Wells, Darrell


Description
(same as the former MSTM 4400) provides students with the opportunity to conduct an assessment and implementation plan of a technical project in their area of interest. Students will utilize the knowledge that they have obtained in the required courses and incorporate this knowledge into a final project paper. CR: the former MSTM 410A/B, the former MSTM 4000, the former MSTM 4100, the former MSTM 4200, the former MSTM 4400 and the former Technology 4000 PR: one of TECH 4019 or the former MSTM 4019, one of TECH 4040 or the former MSTM 4040, one of TECH 4060 or the former MSTM 4060, and TECH 4025 or Statistics 1510 or 2500 or equivalent

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

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