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CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog 
CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NAU 102 - Navigation I

Class Hours: 3, Units: 3
STCW Requirement: YES
Prerequisite(s): MTH 100  
Co-requisite(s): NAU 102L  
Introduces the basic tools and theory of piloting. Elements include basic coastal piloting, using terrestrial features and various plotting systems and techniques. Chart interpretation, plotting, and correction are emphasized, as are passage planning and navigation cross-checking. Emphasis is placed on neatness and precision and, toward the end of the course, speed in arriving at basic piloting solutions. Provides the foundation upon which all subsequent navigation courses will build.