USC Price School of Public Policy

The Program

Nautical Science Program

The following classes are offered in the NAUT program. Find out more about a class by clicking on its title.

Each sailing voyage during the semester allows a maximum of 6 students per vessel. This ensures that all students have ample opportunity to participate in the operation of the vessel and practice learned skills.

See the current Schedule of Classes for classroom locations and registration information. Look for Nautical Science (NAUT) listed under the Price School of Public Policy.

NAUT 301a
Crew Level. No previous experience necessary.

NAUT 301b
Watch Captain Level. Prerequisite: NAUT 301a or equivalent experience.

NAUT 002abx Advanced Deep Water Cruising
Senior Skipper/Advanced Senior Skipper Levels. Prerequisites: 301a and 301b or equivalent experience.