2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Naval Science (NSC)

NSC 101  Naval Orientation  (2 Credits)  

Introduction to sea power and the naval service, with emphasis on the mission, organization, regulations, and broad warfare components of the Navy, including an overview of officer and enlisted rank and rating structures, procurement and recruitment, training and education, promotion and advancement, and retirement policies.

NSC 102  Seapower & Maritime Affairs  (3 Credits)  

Study of the general sea power (including the merchant marine), the role of various warfare components of the Navy in supporting the Navy's mission, the implementation of sea power as an instrument of national policy, and a comparative study of U.S. and other Navies throughout history.

NSC 111  Naval Laboratory I  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects.

NSC 112  Naval Laboratory II  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects.

NSC 201  Navalship Systems I  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the types, structure, and purpose of naval ships including ship compartmentalization, propulsion systems, auxiliary power systems, interior communications, and ship control. Examination of elements of ship design to achieve safe operations and ship stability.

NSC 202  Navalship Systems II  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the theory and principles of weapons systems including 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. Knowledge of algebra and trigonometry recommended.

NSC 211  Naval Laboratory III  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects.

NSC 212  Naval Laboratory IV  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects.

NSC 301  Navigation & Naval Operations I  (3 Credits)  

Comprehensive study of the theory, principles, and procedures of ship navigation, movements, and employment, including the use of charts and publications, dead reckoning, piloting and electronic navigation techniques, voyage planning, and a survey of celestial navigation. Operations topics include communications, sonar- radar search, and screening theory. Tactical formations and dispositions, relative motion, maneuvering board, and tactical plots are analyzed for force effectiveness and unit; rules of the road, lights, signals, and navigational aids, including inertial systems, are also covered.

NSC 302  Navigation & Naval Operations II  (3 Credits)  

Comprehensive study of the theory, principles, and procedures of ship navigation, movements, and employment, including the use of charts and publications, dead reckoning, piloting and electronic navigation techniques, voyage planning, and a survey of celestial navigation. Operations topics include communications, sonar- radar search, and screening theory. Tactical formations and dispositions, relative motion, maneuvering board, and tactical plots are analyzed for force effectiveness and unit; rules of the road, lights, signals, and navigational aids, including inertial systems, are also covered.

NSC 310  The Evolution of Warfare  (3 Credits)  

Exploration of the forms of warfare employed by great leaders in history in order to formulate a sense of historical flow or to demonstrate alternative military actions, the impact of historical precedents on military thought and actions as practiced by the great leaders and military organizations. (Marine Corps Option Students Only).

NSC 311  Naval Laboratory V  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects.

NSC 312  Naval Laboratory Vi  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects.

NSC 401  Leadership & Management I  (3 Credits)  

Development of effective managerial and leadership competence through functional, behavioral, and situational approaches. Focus on the officer-manager as an organizational decision maker and leader.

NSC 402  Leadership & Ethics  (3 Credits)  

Capstone course in the NROTC curriculum builds and focuses on managerial and professional competencies developed during prior at-sea training and naval science courses

NSC 410  Amphibious Warfare  (3 Credits)  

Historical survey of the sea powerwith emphasis on the evolution of amphibious warfare in the twentieth century including the concept of amphibious warfare, its doctrinal origins, and its evolution and development as an element of national naval policy.

NSC 411  Naval Laboratory Vii  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects

NSC 412  Naval Laboratory Viii  (1 Credits)  

Study of basic military formations, drill movements, commands, customs, courtesies, honors, and inspections including lectures and discussions on a variety of subjects