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
NSCI   2101Naval Ships Systems I (Engineering)3
NSCI   3003
NSCI   3004
Navigation I
and Navigation II
6
NSCI   4001Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)3
Total Credit Hours12

Advanced Program (Marine Corps Option): 6 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
NSCI   3101Evolution Of Warfare3
NSCI   4102Amphibious Warfare3
Total Credit Hours6

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

Credit Hours
NSCI   1001Introduction To Naval Science3
NSCI   1002Seapower And Maritime Affairs3
NSCI   2102Leadership & Management3
NSCI   4104Leadership & Ethics3
Total Credit Hours12

Minor Requirements: 15 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
Select one of the following specific tracks of course work:
Track One:
NSCI   1001Introduction To Naval Science3
NSCI   2101Naval Ships Systems I (Engineering)3
NSCI   3003
NSCI   3004
Navigation I
and Navigation II
6
NSCI   4001Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)3
Track Two:
NSCI   1001Introduction To Naval Science3
NSCI   1002Seapower And Maritime Affairs3
NSCI   3101Evolution Of Warfare3
NSCI   4102Amphibious Warfare3
NSCI   4001Naval Ships Systems II (Weapons)3
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