• Miami Beach Senior High School

    Course Title: Naval Science 1

    Course Number: 1802300

    Instructor: HM1 Ronald Hunter





    Goal: The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the precepts of citizenship, the elements of leadership, and the value of scholarships in attaining life goals. This course will also enable students to develop appreciation for the heritage and traditions of America, to recognize the importance of the role of sea power in America's future, and to develop a sense of pride in his/her organization, associates, and self. These elements are pursued at a fundamental level.


    Navy JROTC have the following basic objectives:

    1. Promote patriotism.
    2. Develop informed and responsible citizens.
    3.  Promote habits of orderliness and precision, and develop respect for constituted authority.
    4. Develop a high degree of personal honor, self-reliance, individual discipline, and leadership.
    5. Develop an interest in the military service as a possible career.


    Course Topics:

    • Introduction to the NJROTC program, its missions, goals and objectives
    • Military Drill Ceremonies
    • Uniform Inspection and Trainings
    • Physical Fitness Testing and conditioning
    • American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Certification
    • Instruction in Naval Leadership and Followership traits and principles
    • Seaperch Stem Program  http://www. Seaperch.org
    • Mission and construction of Navy ships/understanding shipboard customs and courtesies


    Texts and Materials:

    • Introduction to the NAVY Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (White)
    • NJROTC Cadet Field Manual (Orange)
    • Issued uniforms and shoes
    • Lab fees $20.00


    Grading Criteria

    • 30% Academic testing
    • 30% Uniform and Drill
    • 20% Leadership and Aptitude
    • 20% Physical Fitness


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