Join the Navy and go to college at the same time! Enjoy a normal college life, with a few extra commitments, and be able to focus on your studies before starting a career in the Navy. Through this, you will enter the Navy as a Commissioned Officer. A Commissioned Officer is a member of the Navy who has a degree from a 4-year college or university and who has gone through Officer Development. Newly Commissioned Officers have responsibilities like taking charge of a division of 50 sailors. Your career path can potentially put you in charge of an entire ship.
Through NROTC, you enter the Navy Reserve while you’re still in college while living college student. Your commitment while you’re still in school includes twice-weekly drill periods, physical training, community service opportunities, summer training aboard ships. These activities will help prepare you for your future role as a leader in the Navy.
NS 1321: Introduction to Naval Science
This course is an introduction and orientation class designed to give students a broad overview of the roles of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. This course also provides an introduction to the structure, terminology, customs, and uniforms of the Navy and Marine Corps.
NS 1323: Naval Maritime History
This course surveys U.S. Naval history from its European origin to the present with emphasis on major developments and the geographical forces shaping these developments. The course also covers present day concerns on seapower and maritime affairs, including the economic and political issues of maritime commerce, the law of the sea, and the rise and decline of the Soviet Navy.
NS 2321: Naval Leadership and Management
Survey of managerial functions, communication, and major theories of leadership and motivation applied to the Navy organization. The course culminates with focus on naval core values.
NS 2323: Navigation
This course develops and broadens the student’s understanding of basic piloting and the laws of vessel operations by applying the fundamentals of navigation at sea.
NS 3325: Naval Weapon Systems
This course develops and broadens the student’s understanding of basic engineering concepts and principles as applied to naval weapon systems, with a focus on sensors and weapon delivery.
NS 3326: Naval Systems Engineering
This course develops and broadens the student’s understanding of basic engineering concepts and principles as applied to naval engineering.
NS 4320: Naval Operations
This course develops and broadens the student’s understanding of relative motion, surface ship operations, and naval command, control, and communications.
NS 4322: Naval Leadership and Ethics
Study of Naval values and ethics to include core values, Navy regulations, and military law. Duties and responsibilities of a junior naval officer.