Aug 18, 2022  
CSU Maritime Academy 2020-2021 
CSU Maritime Academy 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NAU 302 - Advanced Navigation

Class Hours: 2, Lab Hours: 2 Units: 3
STCW Requirement: ♦
Prerequisite(s): NAU 102 , NAU 102L  
Co-requisite(s): NAU 302L  
Fundamental principles of electronic navigation systems and basic computational forms of the sailings will be covered. The course consists of both classroom lecture and practical lab applications. Upon completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the sailings, hyperbolic and radio navigation systems, and Global Positioning System. Integrated Bridge Systems will also be discussed. Miscellaneous navigation topics will be covered. The concept of navigational crosschecking will permeate all subjects. Emphasis is placed on accuracy, neatness, precision and the good judgment required of a modern merchant mariner.