Winter '00 Course Guide

Courses in Naval Science (Division 898)

Winter Term, 2000 (January 5 April 26, 2000)

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Credit toward graduation from LS&A. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts does not grant credit toward graduation for any courses offered through the Officer Education Program except for those courses which are cross-listed in other academic units (effective September 1, 1971). These latter courses count as non-LS&A course work if the cross-listed offering falls outside LS&A academic departments or programs.


Navy 102. Seapower and Maritime Affairs.

Instructor(s): Commander Steve Roper (sroper@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Not for credit toward LS&A degree. (2).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~sroper/ns102.htm

A survey of the U.S. naval history from the American Revolution to the present with emphasis on major developments. Included is an in-depth discussion of the geopolitical theory of Mahan. The course also treats present day concerns in seapower and maritime affairs including the economic and political issues of merchant marine commerce, the law of the sea, the Russian navy and merchant marine, and a comparison of U.S. and other naval strategies.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Navy 202/EECS 250. Electronic Sensing Systems.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior or concurrent enrollment in Phys. 240 or EECS 230. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Introduction to properties and behavior of electromagnetic energy as it pertains to naval applications of communication, radar, and electro-optics. Additional topics include sound navigation and ranging (SONAR), tracking and guidance systems, and computer-controlled systems.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 1

Navy 302. Naval Operations.

Instructor(s): Lieutenant Brian Fullan

Prerequisites & Distribution: Not for credit toward LS&A degree. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

A study of the international and inland rules of the nautical road, relative motion vector analysis, relative motion problems at sea, formation tactics, and ship employment. Also included is an introduction to naval operations and operations analysis, ship behavior and characteristics in maneuvering, applied aspects of shiphandling, seamanship, and afloat communications.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Navy 402. Leadership and Ethics.

Instructor(s): Captain Robert Johnston

Prerequisites & Distribution: Not for credit toward LS&A degree. (2).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Introduction to the principles of management science and the application of these principles by Naval officers in the operational Navy environment. Particular emphasis is put upon resources management, including handling of alcohol and drug related problems, equal opportunity, and counseling of enlisted Navy members. Information is presented in the form of case studies, by lecture, and through classroom discussion.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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