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General Bulletin 2006-2008

Courses of Instruction

NAVAL SCIENCE (NSC-Arts and Science)

101 Naval Orientation and Organization (2)

Introduction to the naval profession and concepts of seapower. Emphasis on mission, organization, and warfare components of Navy and Marine Corps. Covers naval courtesy and customs, military justice, and leadership.

MPT 102 Naval Ship’s Systems (3)

Study of theory and operation of steam turbine, gas turbine, diesel, and nuclear propulsion systems in the framework of engineering thermodynamics. Introduction to flotation and stability theory, ship compartmentation, interior communication, and damage control in modern naval ships.

110 Leadership Practicum (1)

Provides orientation to naval service and NROTC program from the perspective of a member of a structured battalion organization. Includes close order drill and guest speakers with discussion on various Navy-oriented topics. For midshipmen pursuing a commission in the Naval Service.

201 Naval Mission Systems (3)

Investigation and evaluation of principles of weapons, mechanical and electronic systems used in delivery of ordinance, methods of fire control, and missile guidance theory.

MPT 202 Seapower and Maritime Affairs Seminar (3)

Investigates history, needs, and characteristics of seapower and its effect on the maritime affairs of our nation and the rest of the world.

210 Leadership Practicum (1)

Provides fundamental training and experience in management and leadership techniques. Provides instruction on close order drill and naval service officer career areas and responsibilities.

211 Leadership and Management (2)

Introduction to the principles of management and naval leadership, with an emphasis on their application by a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps.

MPT 301 Navigation I (4)

Introduction to the art and science of navigation. Includes lectures and practical work on piloting, dead reckoning, electronic navigation, piloting procedures, associated equipment and publications, and knowledge of environmental factors affecting operations at sea.

MPT 302 Navigation II (3)

Advanced course in navigation with emphasis on theories and methods of electronic navigation and principles essential to understanding selected areas of naval operations. Includes lectures and practical work in principles and procedures of naval ship movement and relative motion of vessels at sea.

310 Leadership Practicum (1)

Provides intermediate level management training and leadership experience through practical application of management techniques. For midshipmen pursuing a commission in the Naval Service.

MPT 311 The Evolution of Warfare (3)

Historical developments of the principles of war, strands of war, and variables of war from 500 B.C. to the present.

320 Tactical Problems Seminar (1; maximum 2)

Introduction to and discussion of land navigation and tactical route planning.

402 Leadership and Ethics (3)

Leadership duties of a junior naval officer are approached from communication and managerial point of view. Emphasizes counseling, public speaking, military justice, and ethics.

410 Leadership Practicum (1)

Provides upper level management training and leadership experience through practical application of management techniques. For midshipmen pursuing a commission in the Naval Service.

MPT 411 Amphibious Warfare (3)

Defines concept and traces the evolution of amphibious operations as an element of blue water naval policy during the 20th century.


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