NAVAL SCIENCE (NAVS)
Fundamental orientation to the Naval service emphasizing the mission, organization, regulations, customs and traditions, broad warfare components, and major challenges facing Navy/Marine Corps officers.
Permission of the department. Seminar of topics regarding the United States Navy.
Permission of the department. Readings and research by an individual student on a subject related to the United States Navy.
A study of organizational principles, management theory, and leadership styles, with emphasis on applications in the Navy and Department of Defense.
A comprehensive study of the theory, principles, and procedures of ship navigation, movements, and employment. Course includes spherical trigonometry, mathematics, analysis, study and practices of navigation, sextants, navigation publications, and report logs. Covers rules of the road, lights, signals, navigational aids, and electronic and mechanical positioning devices.
Practical application of the theories and principles of navigation as presented in the lecture series.
One laboratory hour per week designed to introduce topics and activities relevant to the professional development of the prospective Marine Corps officer. Required for Marine Option 2/C.
An introductory course and survey of ship design, characteristics, propulsion (including nuclear power) and control systems, and the principles of ship stability.
A descriptive survey course in engineering aspects of ships' weapons guidance, control, and propulsion systems and characteristics of ships' weapons systems.
Survey of the evolution of warfare through the study of selected campaigns and classic battles, with special emphasis on the principles of war, the military impact of leadership, and the evolution of tactics and weaponry.
A study of the maneuvering of ships in formation, and the operations in which naval vessels engage daily.
Capstone leadership course in NROTC curriculum, emphasizing leadership skills and their ethical implications for the competent commissioned officer in areas of human resources and material management.
A survey of the projection of sea power ashore, with special emphasis on the evolution of amphibious warfare in the 20th century, through the study of historical amphibious landings and campaigns.
Required of all NROTC students. Meets once a week to provide supplemental military training, including close order drill, physical fitness, inspections, guest lectures, and leadership training.
Provides leadership training in a military environment. Professional development is achieved through academics, physical fitness, marksmanship, and leadership experiences. Course reviews leadership lessons in an at-sea or training environment. Restricted to ROTC members who participate in summer cruise, training, or OCS.