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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course guides participants on the use of International Code of Signals for coding and decoding messages and procedures to be applied for communication by visual signaling; on the use of Radio Aids to Marine Navigation for ascertaining facilities and services; and on extracting necessary information from the Annual Notices to Mariners.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize international code flags.
  • Describe procedures for flag signals as a communication means.
  • Use International Code of Signals for coding and decoding messages.
  • State the International code signals for distress.
  • Use Radio Aids to Marine Navigation.
  • Extract information from the Annual Notices to Mariners.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Communications 1 (NAUT 1805) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 3000GT Domestic
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Master 500GT Domestic
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Certificate Part-time


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