Naval ROTC

NAVS 1010          Introduction To Naval Science & Lab                                                              3 cr.
A general introduction to the Navy and Marine Corps. The instruction places particular emphasis on the mission, organization, regulations, and broad warfare components of the Navy. Included is an overview of officer and enlisted rank and rating structures, the basic tenets of naval courtesy and customs, discipline, Navy Core Values, naval leadership, and ship's nonmenclature. The course also provides a conceptual framework/ working vocabulary for NROTC students to use on Summer Cruise. The student is made cognizant of the major challenges facing today's naval officer.

NAVS 1020          Seapower & Maritime Affairs & Lab                                                                  3 cr.
Designed to develop the student's knowledge and interest in sea power and maritime affairs, this course is oriented towards the influence of sea power upon history and the implementation of sea power as an instrument of national policy. The survey begins with the age of galley warfare and concludes with an analysis of current military operations.

NAVS 1021          Seapower Lab                                                                                                     0 cr.
A non-graded but mandatory laboratory which must be taken concurrently with NAVS 1020.

NAVS 2010          Naval Ship Systems I & Lab                                                                              3 cr.
An introduction to the principles of ship design and operation. Ship stability, structure, main propulsion system, and auxiliary subsystems are carefully examined with emphasis on the interdependency of the subsystems which comprise the overall ship system.

NAVS 2200          Leadership & Management & Lab                                                                    3 cr.
A comprehensive study of organizational behavior and management. Topics include survey of management functions of planning, organizing, and controlling; and introduction to individual/group behavior in organizations; and extensive study of motivational/ leadership. Major behavior theories explored in detail. Practical applications explored through using experiential exercises, case studies, and laboratory discussions. Other topics include decision making communication, responsibility, authority, accountability, and total quality leadership.

NAVS 3010          Naval Ship Systems II & Lab                                                                             3 cr.
This course provides an introduction to theory and principles of operation of naval weapons systems. It includes coverage of types of weapons and fire control systems, capabilities and limitations, theory of target acquisition, identification and tracking, trajectory principles, and basics of naval ordinance.

NAVS 3011          Nav Ship Systems II Lab                                                                                    0 cr.
A non-graded but mandatory which must be taken concurrently with NAVS 3010.

NAVS 3100          Navigation I & Lab                                                                                             3 cr.
A comprehensive study designed to introduce the theory and practical applications of marine navigation. Topics include an understanding of the marine environment, terrestrial and celestial navigation theory, navigational equipment, visual navigation aids, nautical charts and publications, and electronic navigation theory.

NAVS 3101          Navigation I Lab                                                                                                 0 cr.
A non-graded but mandatory laboratory which must be taken concurrently with NAVS 3100.

NAVS 3110          Naval OPS Analysis & Lab                                                                                 3 cr.
A comprehensive study of the theory, principles, and procedures of ship navigation, movements, and employment. Topics include: communications; sonar-radar search and screening theory; tactical formations, disposition, and relative motion where maneuvering board and tactical plots are analyzed for force effectiveness and unity; rules of the road, lights, signals, and navigational aids, including inertial and global positioning systems.

NAVS 3120          Evolution Of Warfare                                                                                          3 cr.
This course traces the development of warfare from the dawn of recorded history to present, focusing on the impact of major military theorists, strategists, tacticians, and technological developments. Students acquire a basic sense of strategy, develop an understanding of military alternatives, and see the impact of historical precedence on military thought and actions. This course concludes with a review of the various modern warfare concepts and principles outlined in the National Command Authorities Joint Vision 2010, and briefly explores the future of armed conflict.

NAVS 3130          Amphibious Warfare & Lab                                                                               3 cr.
This course surveys the historical development of amphibious doctrine and the conduct of amphibious operations. Emphasis is placed on the evolution of amphibious warfare in the 20th century, especially during World War II. This course explores present day capabilities, limitations, and the force structure of current amphibious forces, and establishes a foundation for understanding the future of littoral warfare.

NAVS 3200          Leadership and Ethics & Lab                                                                           3 cr.
Completes final preparations of NROTC ensigns/2nd Lieutenants for their first fleet assignments as division officers or platoon commanders. Topics of discussion include: military leadership, values/professional ethics; the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Navy regulations emphasizing Navy/ Marine Corps junior officer's typical application of law; and separate discussions of Navy and Marine Corps personnel policies and practices relating to the roles of enlisted members, junior and senior officers, personnel counseling, evaluation, advancement, career planning, personal finances, drug and alcohol abuse, fraternization and sexual harassment, and reporting aboard to their first command.

NAVS 3201          Leader & Ethics Lab                                                                                          0 cr.
A non-graded but mandatory laboratory which must be taken with NAVS 3200.