Naval Science Courses

Naval Science 1

Course No. MS101 Year – 1 Credit

The purpose of this course is to introduce the students to the precepts of citizenship, the elements of leadership, and the value of scholarship in attaining life goals. This course is designed to engender a sound appreciation of the heritage and traditions of America, with recognition that the historically significant role of sea power wil be important in America’s future, and develop in each cadet a growing sense of pride in his/her organization, associates, and self. The elements are pursued at the fundamental level.

Naval Science 2

Course No. MS102 Year – 1 Credit

The purpose of this course is to build on the general introduction provided in Naval Science 1, to further develop the traits of citizenship and leadership in students, introduce cadets to the technical areas of naval science study, and engender a deeper awareness of the vital importance of the world’s oceans to the continued well-being of the United States.

Naval Science 3

Course No. MS103 Year – 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Naval Science 2

The purpose of this course is to further develop the trait of leadership in students and introduce cadets to the vital importance of military justice, and international laws. Students continue their study of Naval Science to include astronomy, meteorology, weather and the maneuvering board, and to provide an understanding of facets of sea power, national security, and naval history.

Naval Science 4

Course No. MS104 Year – 1 Credit
Prerequisite:Naval Science 3

The purpose of this course is to build on the basic qualities of a good follower and an effective leader provided in Naval Science 1, 2, and 3, and to take a more in-depth look at what leadership is, and how to maximize students’ abilities in the leadership area.