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Naval Jr. ROTC

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NAVAL SCIENCE 1

Grade 9 (year): E

Prerequisites: None

The curriculum for the NJROTC program combines leadership/citizenship training with the academic requirements of high school. This course includes studies in oceanography, meteorology, astronomy, electricity, navigation, and naval electronics. The student must learn appropriate theory and must apply this theory to the solution of laboratory problems. The basic principles are then applied to specific areas of naval science: two academic, one physical fitness, one leadership, and one drill periods are conducted weekly. Cadets participate in numerous outside activities throughout the school year and during the summer months to reinforce classroom instruction.

NAVAL SCIENCE 2

Grade 10 (year): E

Prerequisites: SNSI/NS1 instructor’s approval if grade less than C

NS2 focuses on maritime geography/development of naval sea power and a nation's ability to make use of the oceans. The course is viewed through the historical development of sea power from the early sailors of ancient Crete to our modern day sea power environment. It develops an understanding of the growing interdependence of nations of the world, military history, and the principles of war from a naval standpoint. Two academic, one physical fitness, one leadership, and one drill periods are conducted weekly.

NAVAL SCIENCE 3

Grade 11 (year): E

Prerequisites: NS2 instructor’s approval if grade less than C

Cadets will begin the transition from a followership to a leadership role. Academic curriculum includes naval weapons, national strategy and naval operations, international law and the sea, navy research and development programs, basic ship construction and damage control, and communications. Two academic, one physical fitness, one leadership, and one drill periods are conducted weekly.

NAVAL SCIENCE 4

Grade 12 (year): E

Prerequisites: NS3 instructor’s approval if grade less than C

Senior cadets perform unique responsibilities in leadership positions; guiding, aiding and providing the example roles to the junior cadre of junior student cadets. Academic curriculum focuses on extensive elements of leadership including communications, responsibility, authority, influence by example, forming teams, and inspections. The Navy's Health and Physical Fitness program is covered in depth in the classroom. Practical physical fitness training and uniform inspection/drill is also provided. Two academic, one physical fitness, one leadership, and one drill periods are conducted weekly.

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