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 the Navy and Marine Corps. Covers naval courtesy and customs, military justice,
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
110 Leadership Practicum (1)
Provides orientation to the 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 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 (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 Naval Operations and Seamanship (3)
An advanced course in navigation
with emphasis on historical cases, methods of electronic navigation and principles
essential to understanding selected areas of naval operations. Includes lectures
on principles and procedures of naval ship navigation, movement, and employment
with practical work in navigation and maneuvering board applications.
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 a 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.
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