Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Naval Sciences (NAVA)

NAVA 101  Naval Orientation  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to naval traditions and customs, seamanship, naval organization and missions, and the fundamental concepts of sea power.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 103  Sea Power and Maritime Affairs  (3 Credits)  

Readings, discussions, and research on selected topics related to the history, importance, and impact of sea power on modern civilization.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 203  Leadership Management I  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to the principles and concepts of management, organization, leadership, information systems, and decision making.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 301  Navigation I  (3 Credits)  

Marine navigators and laws of vessel operations. Includes coastal piloting, navigational aids, nautical astronomy, satellite and inertial systems, and rules of the nautical road.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 302  Naval Operations & Seamanship  (3 Credits)  

An analysis of ship movements, formations, and fleet operations. Includes Rules of the Road, maneuvering board, tactical publications and communications.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 303  Evolution of Warfare  (3 Credits)  

Historical survey of the evolution of the conduct of warfare. Strategy, tactics, weapons, organization, and military leaders/thinkers are studied.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 304  Naval Weapons Systems  (3 Credits)  

The theory and employment of weapons systems. The student explores the processes of detection, evaluation, threat analysis, weapon selection, delivery, guidance, and explosives. The physical aspects of radar and underwater sound are described in detail.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 399  Independent Study I  (3 Credits)  

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 402  Leadership and Ethics  (3 Credits)  

Leadership principles with particular emphasis on ethics, human resources management, military law and discipline, and administration.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 403  Naval Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Ship propulsion systems, auxiliary systems, steering systems, electrical power distribution, ship design, ship stability and damage control measures.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 410  Amphibious Warfare  (3 Credits)  

Study of the history of amphibious warfare, using case studies to examine doctrine tactics, and the factors necessary for successful operations.

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice

NAVA 499  Independent Study II  (3 Credits)  

College/School: The School of Public Affairs

Department: Dept of Admin of Justice