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NS Courses, Corvallis Campus

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Top NS 111 INTRO TO NAVAL SCIENCE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Naval organization and administration; organization of the Navy or Marine Corps, the Navy and Marine Corps as a career, responsibilities and commitments as an officer in the Navy or Marine Corps.

Top NS 112 U.S. NAVAL HISTORY I (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A study of U.S. seapower and maritime affairs from the American Revolution through 1900. Lec/lab. PREREQS: NS 112, NS 113 must be taken in order.

Top NS 113 U.S. NAVAL HISTORY II (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A study of U.S. seapower and maritime affairs from 1900 through present day. Lec/lab. PREREQS: NS 112 [D-]

Top NS 211 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT (5)  Offered in current or future terms
Overview of the principles, philosophies, and methodologies of effective Naval leadership with emphasis on moral, ethical actions with respect to the principles of authority, responsibility, and accountability as they apply to military organizations.

Top NS 212 NAVAL ENGINEERING (5)  Offered in current or future terms
Propulsion, basic engineering systems theory, and concepts application in modern ship and jet propulsion. Course will include auxiliary systems, theory and design of shipboard auxiliaries, ship design, and damage control/safety procedures. Offered every other winter term. PREREQS: NS 111 [D-]

Top NS 311 NAVIGATION (5)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to navigation including piloting, dead reckoning, and voyage planning. Course includes nautical rules of the road, maneuvering board, relative motion, and shipboard external communications.

Top NS 313 NAVAL OPERATIONS AND SEAMANSHIP (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Theory of shiphandling, communications, shipboard evolutions, heavy weather, case study discussions. PREREQS: NS 311 [D-]

Top NS 321 EVOLUTION OF WARFARE I (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The art and concepts of warfare from the beginning of recorded history to present [the Age of Napoleon]. PREREQS: NS 321, NS 322 must be taken in order.

Top NS 322 EVOLUTION OF WARFARE II (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The art and concepts of warfare post-WWI (from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution) to present, the current world political situation and U.S. foreign policy and their effects on the Naval services, and forecast for the future. PREREQS: NS 321 [D-]

Top NS 323 NAVAL SCIENCE III: MARINE CORPS OPTION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Preparation for officer candidates' school and practical field exercises. For U.S. Marine Corps candidates option. PREREQS: NS 322 [D-] and /or prior approval required.

Top NS 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
To prepare midshipmen returning from a leave of absence from the Naval ROTC program for commissioning and entrance into the fleet. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Instructor approval required.

Top NS 411 NAVAL WEAPONS SYSTEMS (5)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to the theory and development of U.S. Naval weapons systems, current weapons systems types, platforms, and employment. Course will include naval weapons systems types, launch platforms, characteristics and employment. PREREQS: NS 111 [D-]

Top NS 413 LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Junior Officer administrative responsibilities with emphasis on moral and ethical decision making of Naval leaders. PREREQS: NS 211 [C-] and approval of Professor of Naval Science required if student has not completed NS 211 with C- or better.

Top NS 421 FUNDAMENTAL MANEUVER WARFARE I (3) 
Amphibious warfare from the beginning of recorded history to WW II.

Top NS 422 AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE II (3) 
Amphibious warfare post-WW II to present, current world political situation and U.S. foreign policy and their effects on the future of expeditionary warfare.



 
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