NS - Naval Science

CAPT. W. Scott Ryder, USN, Head, Dept. of Naval Science (101 Navy Bldg. 83844-1122; phone 208/885-6333; www.navy.uidaho.edu/).

NS 101 Introduction to Naval Science

NS 101 Introduction to Naval Science (2 cr)

Introduction to the Naval Service: custom and traditions, structure, career paths, basic leadership, ethics and character development, duties of a junior officer, and ships/aircraft of the U.S. Navy Fleet. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Fall only).

NS 102 Ships Systems I

NS 102 Ships Systems I (3 cr)

Intro to Naval shipboard engineering systems; propulsion systems; nuclear, gas turbine, and conventional; auxiliary systems and shipboard damage control; basic concepts in ship design. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Fall only)

NS 103 Introduction to Naval Science Laboratory

NS 103 Introduction to Naval Science Laboratory (1 cr)

Practical instruction for introduction to Naval Science. Graded P/F. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Fall only)

NS 200 Seminar

NS 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

NS 201 Ships Systems II

NS 201 Ships Systems II (3 cr)

Naval weapons systems; theory and process of detection (radar and sonar), evaluation; weapons; delivery, guidance, and explosives; integration of weapons systems with command, control, and communications systems. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Spring only).

NS 202 Seapower and Maritime Affairs

NS 202 Seapower and Maritime Affairs (3 cr)

An overview of U.S. naval history; seapower and maritime affairs beginning with the Continental Navy to present-day naval history. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Spring only)

NS 299 Directed Study

NS 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

NS 301 Navigation

NS 301 Navigation (3 cr)

Theory, principles, and procedures of terrestrial and electronic navigation, and rules of the nautical road.' Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Spring only)

NS 302 Naval Operations

NS 302 Naval Operations (3 cr)

Naval operations and tactics, relative motion, and Maneuvering Boards. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Fall only)

Prereq: NS 301

NS 311 Evolution of Warfare

NS 311 Evolution of Warfare (3 cr)

Evolution of war through tactics; strategy from Sun Tzu to J.F.C. Fuller. Recommended preparation: NS 101, 202. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Spring only).

NS 401 Naval Leadership and Management

NS 401 Naval Leadership and Management (3 cr)

Theories of management and management resources, motivational theories, and leadership. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Fall only)

NS 402 Naval Leadership and Ethics

NS 402 Naval Leadership and Ethics (3 cr)

An intellectual exploration of Western moral traditions and ethical philosophy within a military context. Topics will include military leadership, core values, professional ethics, and conduct of warfare with applications appropriate for future Navy and Marine Corps officers. Recommended preparation: NS 401. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Spring only).

NS 412 Amphibious Operations

NS 412 Amphibious Operations (3 cr)

Amphibious doctrine from Gallipoli to the Mayaguez. Recommended preparation: NS 311. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Fall only)

NS 499 Directed Study

NS 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.