VEV501: Navy JROTC III (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Navy JROTC III
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 11-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
SUGGESTED PREPARATION: Navy JROTC II
Major Concepts/Content: The Navy JROTC III (Naval Science 3) 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: Instructional 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 III course, cadets should be expected to:
- demonstrate an understanding of naval leadership and discipline.
- demonstrate an understanding of the rewarding way of Navy life.
- demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. Navy's role in upholding the democracy principles America was founded on.
- demonstrate an understanding of United States naval history as related to World War II.
- demonstrate an understanding of the Russian people and their history.
- demonstrate an understanding of sea power and why it is important to the United States.
- demonstrate a working knowledge of meteorology and how it effects us.
- demonstrate a working knowledge of astronomy and how it effects us.
- demonstrate seamanship skills and the basic concepts of maneuvering a small boat under classroom conditions.