Hampton Roads NROTC Naval Science Courses
The following is a complete listing of Naval Science Courses offered at the universities comprising the Hampton Roads NROTC consortium. Click on any link to learn more about the class.
- Professional Series: Naval Science Drill
- 101. Introduction to Naval Science
- 201. Naval Ship Systems I: Naval Engineering
- 202. Naval Ship Systems II: Weapons
- 301. Naval Ship Operations: Navigations I
- 302. Naval Ship Operations: Navigations II
- 310. Evolution of Warfare
- 313. Marine Corps Leadership Theory and Techniques
- 320. Sea Power and Maritime Affairs
- 401. Leadership and Management I
- 402. Leadership and Ethics
- 410. Amphibious Warfare
101. Introduction to Naval Science - General introduction to seapower and the Naval Service. Particular emphasis placed on the mission, organization, regualtions, and broad warfare components of the Navy. Includes customs, disciplines, and nomenclature.
301. Naval Ship Operations: Navigations I - Introduction to navigation, including detailed coverage of piloting (coastal) navigation, with an emphasis on developing practical skills. Provides an introduction to the theory of celestial navigation, and the final portion of the course focuses on the navigational rules for preventing collisions at sea and aspects of international law as applied to naval operations.
401.Leadership and Management I - Managerial thought and behavioral theories, with emphasis on how they apply to the naval organization. Prerequisites: 6 credits of Navy ROTC courses. NOTE: Candidates for commissions in the Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve will substitute the following courses for NAVSC 203 and 302; 204 and 402.
402.Leadership and Ethics - Introduction of fundamental concepts of Western Moral Traditions and Ethical Philosophy including Utilitarianism, Kantian Ethics, Virtue Ethics and Natural Law. Other discussion topics include Just War Theory, Law of Armed Conflict, Justice, Liberty, Constitutional Requirements and Leadership. Integrates classic philosophical theory with Junior Officer decision making. Prerequisites:NAVS 401. NOTE: Course must be taken during Final Year on campus.