Naval Science

Introduction to Naval Science

OTP NS 103 (2 credits)

General introduction to seapower and the naval service, covering an overview of the organization and historical development of the U.S. Navy and its tactics and equipment. Covers the basic tenets of naval courtesy and customs; core values of honor, courage, and commitment; discipline; leadership; and shipboard organization; as well as the major challenges facing today's naval officer.

2017FALLOTPNS103 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 7:15 am 8:45 am BAB 141
R 7:15 am 8:45 am BAB 141

Seapower & Maritime Affairs

OTP NS 104 (0 credits)

An historical study of the US Navy from the American Revolution to the modern era. Traces the US Navy's rise from a coastal defense force into the world's premier naval power. Major themes include wars, events, people, technology, strategy, tactics and diplomacy that shaped naval history and America's role in the world.

2017FALLOTPNS104 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 6:30 pm 8:00 pm CAS 220

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 111 (0 credits)

Required by all Naval Science Freshman FALL Semester

2017FALLOTPNS111 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 112 (0 credits)

Required by all Naval Science Freshman SPRING SEMESTER

2018SPRGOTPNS112 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Leadership & Management

OTP NS 203 (3 credits)

An introduction to the basic concepts of leadership, ethics and resource management. Leadership and management challenges are explored in context of the interdependence between leaders, followers and situations through historical case studies and examples in the civilian workplace. Labs provide comprehensive study of organizational behavior and management with special emphasis on situational leadership in the military. Fall Sem. 3cr.

2017FALLOTPNS203 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 7:00 am 9:55 am COM 213

Navigation

OTP NS 204 (3 credits)

Fundamentals of marine navigation, electronic navigation, relative motion, and nautical "rules of the road." Overview of tools of the modern naval watch officer taught in a simulation-based computer classroom

2018SPRGOTPNS204 A1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm CAS 435

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 211 (0 credits)

Required by all Naval Science Sophomores - FALL SEMESTER

2017FALLOTPNS211 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 212 (0 credits)

Required by all Naval Science Sophomores - SPRING SEMESTER

2018SPRGOTPNS212 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Naval Ships Systems, Engineering

OTP NS 303 (4 credits)

Fundamentals of applied shipboard engineering principles and systems. Topics: thermodynamics, electrical theory, fundamentals of nuclear power, propulsion systems, electrical distribution, ship stability and control and damage control. 3 cr Fall Sem

2017FALLOTPNS303 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 7:00 am 9:15 am CAS 116

Naval Ships Systems, Weapons

OTP NS 304 (4 credits)

Fundamental theory and basic operation of naval weapons systems. Topics: fundamentals of electromagnetic waves, radar, acoustic waves, and underwater propagation; electronic warfare, undersea warfare, fire control systems, weapon architecture, and guidance systems. 3cr Spring Semester

2018SPRGOTPNS304 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 7:00 am 9:15 am COM 215

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 311 (0 credits)

Required of Naval Science JUNIORS - FALL SEMESTER

2017FALLOTPNS311 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 312 (0 credits)

Required of all Naval Science JUNIORS - SPRING SEMESTER

2018SPRGOTPNS312 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Naval Operations & Seamanship

OTP NS 403 (3 credits)

A capstone course for senior midshipmen in advanced navigation, communications, naval operations, and naval warfare. Students learn through simulation in a computer classroom. Prereq: NS202 FALL Sem cr. 3

2017FALLOTPNS403 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 7:30 am 8:45 am CAS 435

Leadership & Ethics

OTP NS 404 (3 credits)

Analyzes ethical decision - making and leadership principles. Students read and discuss texts written by such philosophers as Aristotle, Kant and Mill to gain familiarity with the realm of ethical theory. Students then move on to case studies in which they apply these theories to resolve moral dilemmas. Provides a basic background in the duties and responsibilities of a junior division and watch officer; strong emphasis on the junior officer's responsibilities in training, counseling, and career development. Student familiarization with equal opportunity and drug/alcohol rehabilitation programs. Principles of leadership reinforced through leadership case studies. 3 cr. 2nd sem

2018SPRGOTPNS404 A1, Jan 23rd to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 7:45 am 10:45 am KCB 102

Amphibious Warfare

OTP NS 410 (3 credits)

Introduction to fundamental concepts and history of amphibious warfare, from the classical period to the present day. Emphasis is placed on analytical study and critical thought rather than memorization of historical facts. Students will trace the evolution of amphibious warfare through analysis of case studies using amphibious and maneuver doctrine as a framework. By the end of this course, students will comprehend modern employment concepts and challenges relating to the use of amphibious forces.

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 411 (0 credits)

Required of all Naval Science Seniors - FALL SEMESTER

2017FALLOTPNS411 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 412 (0 credits)

Required of all Naval Science SENIORS - SPRING SEMESTER

2018SPRGOTPNS412 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 am 8:30 am COM 101