Naval Science (MNS)

MNS 100 -  Naval Science  

Credit Hours: 2, Contact Hours: 2

Division: Maritime

This course is required of all Maritime Academy cadets and is an introduction to Naval Science specifically oriented toward Merchant Marine officers. It is intended to familiarize students with the role of the Merchant Marine in national defense and policy and with the various concepts of cooperation between the Navy and the Merchant Marine Industry. Group 2 course.

MNS 200 -  Naval Science II  

Credit Hours: 2, Contact Hours: 2

Division: Maritime

This course is required of all Maritime Academy cadets who are Midshipmen in the Merchant Marine Reserve/U.S. Naval Reserve program. It familiarizes the student with naval missions and heritage as well as to assist the Merchant Marine officer make the transition from civilian to sailor. Group 2 course.

Required Prerequisites: MNS 100

MNS 250 -  Leadership and Ethics  

Credit Hours: 2, Contact Hours: 2

Division: Maritime

This course is required of all Maritime Academy cadets who are midshipmen in the Merchant Marine Reserve/U.S. Naval Reserve program. It introduces students to western moral traditions and ethical philosophy with a variety of topics, such as military leadership, core values, and professional ethics that will prepare them for their role and responsibilities as a leader in the U.S. Navy of the 21st century. Group 2 course.

Required Prerequisites: MNS 200 or instructor permission.