Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps

NJROTC Course Information

Naval Science I

Prerequisite: None

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, and 12

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the precepts of citizenship, the elements of leadership, and the value of scholarship in attaining life goals. This course is also designed to engender a sound appreciation for the heritage and traditions of America, with recognition that the historically significant role of sea power will be important in America’s future, and develop in each cadet a growing sense of pride in his/her organization, associates, and self. These elements are pursued at a fundamental level.

Naval Science II

Prerequisite: Naval Science I

Grade Level: 10, 11, and 12

The purpose of this course is to build on the general introduction provided in Naval Science I, to further develop the traits of citizenship and leadership in students, introduce cadets to the technical areas of naval science study, and engender a deeper awareness of the vital importance of the world oceans to the continued well-being of the United States.

Naval Science III*

Prerequisite: Naval Science I, II

Grade Level: 11, 12

The purpose of this course is to further develop the trait of leadership in students and introduce cadets to the vital importance of military justice, international law, and continue with the instruction of Naval Science to include astronomy, meteorology, weather, and the maneuvering board, and to provide an understanding of the facets of sea power, national security, and naval history.

Naval Science IV*

Prerequisite: Naval Science I, II, and III

Grade Level: 12

The purpose of this course is to build on the basic qualities of a good follower and an effective leader provided in Naval Science 1, 2, and 3, and to take a more in-depth look at what leadership is, and how to maximize your abilities in the leadership area.

Calera High School

100 Calera Eagle Drivve

Calera, AL 35040

Phone Number: (205) 682-6100

Senior Naval Science Instructor

Major Aurelio Garcia III, USMC (Ret.)

Phone Number: (205) 682-6100 Extn

Fax Number: (205) 682-6105

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