Naval Science Minor

Policies Requirements and Standards

Naval Science General Information

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) prepares students for commissioned service as regular or reserve officers in the Navy and Marine Corps. Students enrolled in the NROTC program take additional course work which grants them specialized knowledge and skills in a very specific area covering all aspects of Naval operations. Students with successful completion of 15 hours of specified coursework should be granted a Minor in Naval Science.

Advanced Program (Navy Option): 12 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
Required Courses:12
Naval Ships Systems I (Engineering)
Navigation I
and Navigation II
Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)
Total Credit Hours12

Advanced Program (Marine Corps Option): 6 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
Required Courses:6
Evolution Of Warfare
Amphibious Warfare
Total Credit Hours6

Additional and Substitute Requirements (Required of all Midshipmen):  12 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
Required Courses:12
Introduction To Naval Science
Seapower And Maritime Affairs
Leadership & Management
Leadership & Ethics
Total Credit Hours12

Minor Requirements: 15 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
Select one of the following specific tracks of course work:
Track One:15
Introduction To Naval Science
Naval Ships Systems I (Engineering)
Navigation I
and Navigation II
Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)
Track Two:15
Introduction To Naval Science
Seapower And Maritime Affairs
Evolution Of Warfare
Amphibious Warfare
Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)
Total Credit Hours15

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

Advisement

Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement catalog page.