Naval Science 3
Major concepts/content. 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, international
law, and continue with the instruction of Naval Science to include astronomy,
meteorology, weather, and the maneuvering board, and to provide an understanding
of the facets of sea power, national security, and naval history.
The Content should include, but not be limited to the following:
military justice, nonjudicial punishment, court-martials, and discipline
fundamentals of international law and the sea
sea power and national security
naval history from World War II to Bosnia
naval operations, communications, and intelligence
purpose and use of maneuvering board
challenges of the future
electricity and naval electronics
the components of physical fitness
basic individual, squad, and company close-order drill
Intended outcomes. After
successfully completing this course the student will:
Be knowledgeable of the many challenges faced by a leader and the
various qualities that a leader should posses. Furthermore, the cadet will be able to evaluate performance
and give instruction.
Obtain a basic knowledge of military law, discipline and punishment,
nonjudicial punishment, and court martial.
Demonstrate knowledge of astronomy and its significance to the U.S. Navy.
Have a working knowledge of the fundamentals of international
law, the international law of the sea, the law of war at sea and
Investigate the role of sea power and National Security.
Trace the development of United States maritime strengths from World War II to
Bosnia, and exhibit an understanding of the navy's role in the conflicts during
Expand the understanding and knowledge of naval operations, communications, and
Be able to use a maneuvering board effectively for all types of situations.
Intelligently consider the navy challenges the navy will face in
Understand the importance of electricity and basic principles of
Demonstrate confidence and proficiency in basic individual, squad, and company
close-order drill. Understand and
interpret the components of physical fitness.
The twelfth intended outcome is not an academic component of the NJROTC
curriculum similar to the previous ten intended outcomes.
Demonstrating confidence and proficiency in basic individual, squad, and
company close-order drill is a laboratory activity consisting of 72 hours of
drill, commands, and ceremonies, rotation of command, physical fitness training,
regular personnel inspections, and parade in company review.