VEV401: Navy JROTC II (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Navy JROTC II
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
SUGGESTED PREPARATION: Navy JROTC I
Major Concepts/Content: The Navy JROTC II (Naval Science 2) course is designed to provide definition of management; the elements of the leadership process; practical exercise in the development of leadership skill; the role of cadets as leaders; the value of physical exercise and conditioning, and to learn about the basic elements and requirements for national security and their personal obligations as American citizens to contribute toward national security.
Major Instructional Activities: nstructional activities will include the following:
- instruction in patriotism
- development of informed and responsible citizens
- promoting habits of orderliness and precision, and to develop respect for constituted authority
- development of personal honor, self-reliance, individual discipline, and leadership
- promoting and understanding of the basic elements and requirements for national security
- development of respect and understanding for a constituted authority in a democratic society
- development of an interest in the military service as a possible career
- orientation visits to military installations, ships, bases, and historical sites will be conducted
Major Evaluative Techniques: Cadets will take a formal test on each academic unit. Written and/or oral reports will be evaluated for content and form. In the leadership portion of the course, cadets will be evaluated on the performance of assigned duties, personal uniform inspections, marching ability, proper performance of military drill and ceremonies, and naval U.S. customs and courtesies.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of the Navy JROTC II course, cadets should be expected to:
- exercise the role of a good citizen, demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the term sea power and its influence upon history, and intelligently consider the possibility of a military career.
- apply the concepts and principles of good leadership.
- trace the development of the United States maritime strength and demonstrate knowledge of the Navy's role from 1815 to World War I.
- demonstrate an understanding of the significance of oceanographic study.
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the navigation theory and apply that knowledge to the practice of piloting skills.
- demonstrate knowledge of the major organizations of the Navy, and how communication among naval units is accomplished.
- demonstrate an understanding of the value of good intelligence to government and military leaders, and the need for the protection of information.
- demonstrate knowledge of Navy ships, their construction, characteristics, damage control, and the purpose of ship's bills.
- demonstrate those skills needed to administer first aid to wounds, fractures, burns and poisonings.