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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Naval Science Minor (Naval ROTC)

Policies Requirements and Standards

Naval Science General Information

The department offers a minor in Naval Science. The program is designed to prepare the student for a commission in the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps and is required for NROTC Scholarship students to obtain a commission. Normal program of study requirements for a commission are shown below and requirements for a minor in Naval Science are specified separately. All course work for a minor work must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

NROTC students must receive NSCI Course credit, not MILs course credit, for ACE recommended military experience.

Scholarship and College Program

Minor Program Requirements (15 Credit Hours)

Select one of the following specific tracks below to complete course work:

Total Credit Hours: 15

Additional Requirements

Navy Scholarship Midshipmen

  • One year of calculus (completed before the junior year): 6 credit hours
  • One year of calculus-based physics (completed before senior year): 6 credit hours
  • Computer science: 3 credit hours
  • Military history and political science: 6 credit hours


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