NAVAL SCIENCE 1
introduce students to the meaning of citizenship, the elements of
leadership, and the value of scholarship in attaining life goals;
promote an awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, including
physical fitness, a proper diet, and controlling stress; drug
awareness; provide the principles of health and first aid, geography and
survival skills and an overview of Naval ships and aircraft. These
elements are pursued at the fundamental level.
Includes introduction to the NJROTC program; introduction to
Leadership, Citizenship and the American Government; introduction to
Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid to include diet, exercise and drug
awareness, introduction to Geography, Orienteering, Survival and Map
Reading Skills; Financial Skills and introduction to the U. S. Navy.
NAVAL SCIENCE 2
build on the general introduction provided in Naval Science 1, to
further develop the traits of citizenship and leadership, and to
introduce cadets to the technical areas of naval science and the role of
the U. S. Navy in maritime history and the vital importance of the
world’s oceans to the continued well-being of the United States.
COURSE CONTENT: Includes
ongoing instruction into Leadership; introduction to Maritime History,
including the American Revolution, Civil War, the rise of the U. S. to
world power status, World Wars 1 and 2, the Cold War Era and the 1990s
and Beyond; introduction to Nautical Sciences to include Maritime
Geography, Oceanography, Meteorology, Astronomy, and Physical Sciences.
NAVAL SCIENCE 3
the understanding of students in the operative principles of military
leadership, the concept and significance of teamwork, the intrinsic
value of good order and discipline in the accomplishment of objectives,
and the importance of sea power and national security. Students gain a
more in-depth knowledge of Naval ships and aircraft and an introduction
to marine navigation and seamanship.
Includes instruction in Sea Power and National Security, Naval
Operations and Support Functions, Military Law, and International Law
and the Sea. Provides introduction to Ship Construction and Damage
Control, Shipboard Organization and Watch Standing, Basic Seamanship,
Marine Navigation, and Naval Weapons and Aircraft. Ongoing instruction
in leadership, citizenship and discipline.
NAVAL SCIENCE 4
primarily on practical leadership techniques and implementation. The
intent is to assist seniors in understanding leadership and improving
their leadership skills by putting them in positions of leadership,
under supervision, then helping them analyze the reasons for their
varying degrees of success throughout the year. Classroom activities
include seminars, reading assignments, classroom presentations, and
practical work with younger cadets. Seniors are mentored/guided in their
preparation for life after high school to include college preparation,
scholarship applications, and the variety of choices that are available
Includes instruction in theoretical and applied aspects of leadership,
training, and evaluation of performance. Students will become aware of
the techniques used to create motivation, develop goals and activities
for a work group, and the proper ways to set a leadership example.
Students are provided access to ACT/SAT prep courses, guidance in
selecting a college and pursuing available scholarships, and mentoring
in establishing long range life goals.