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 limits the number of students onboard. 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 001ax Deepwater Cruising. Crew Level.

  • No previous experience necessary.

NAUT 001bx Deepwater Cruising. Watch Captain Level.

  • Prerequisite: NAUT 001ax or equivalent experience.

NAUT 002a/bx Advanced Deep Water Cruising. Senior Skipper/Advanced Senior Skipper Levels.

  • Prerequisites: 001ax and 001bx or equivalent experience.