NJROTC

Naval Science I

The purpose of this class is to 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. This course 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. (New students who are grade 11 and 12 or have at least one year prior JROTC credit will be placed in Naval Science 2.)

Grade(s): 9-12
1 Credit(s)
2 Semester(s)

Naval Science II

The purpose of this class is to 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. Including Maritime history and the vital importance of the world’s oceans to the continued well-being of the United States. This course 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 1990’s and Beyond; introduction to Nautical Sciences to include Maritime Geography, Oceanography, Meteorology, Astronomy, and Physical Sciences.

Grade(s): 10-12
1 Credit(s)
2 Semester(s)

Prerequisites

Naval Science I

Naval Science III

The purpose of this class is to broaden 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. Course content 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 Organizations and Watch Standing, Basic Seamanship, Marine Navigation, and Naval Weapons and Aircraft.

Grade(s): 11-12
1 Credit(s)
2 Semester(s)

Prerequisites

Naval Science II