707 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)

2 semesters, 1 credit

Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, this course is held at Washington High School as part of a community partnership. A bus is provided to take students to WHS at the beginning of fourth period, but students are responsible for transportation home or back to school following class.

Naval ROTC is designed to introduce students to the design of the United States Navy. The goal of the program is to train and develop knowledgeable leaders who possess a basic professional background and are motivated towards careers in the naval service. Unique to the Navy, many NROTC graduates will be required to assume command responsibilities and lead a division of well-trained sailors immediately upon reporting to the fleet.


By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to become an Ensign in the United States Navy.
  2. Make an informed decision in choosing a warfare specialty upon their graduation from the University of Nebraska NROTC battalion and to enter the fleet as capable and well-educated naval officers.


By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. How to take part in sailing operations
  2. How to participate in community service events
  3. Weapons familiarization
  4. How to take part in maritime ship simulator and flight simulator training


This course last updated on January 8, 2019.