Naval Science Minor

Program Director: Captain John Howrey

The minor in Naval Science is a 24-Credit minor that provides students with the opportunity to develop their own inherent leadership skills through the Naval NROTC development program. Students seeking a minor in Naval Science are not required to be members of the Naval ROTC program. This minor program enables students to develop a secondary academic experience that may serve them in their future professional work.

The Naval Science minor is open to any student at the University of Maryland. Students seeking a minor in Naval Science must be approved by the Professor of Naval Science of the Naval ROTC program and be advised by instructional personnel in that office.

Course Title Credits
Naval Science Core18
18 credits selected from the following:
Introduction to Naval Science
Sea Power and Maritime Affairs
Leadership and Management
Naval Ship Systems I (Engineering)
Naval Ship Systems II (Weapons)
Evolution of Warfare
Naval Operations and Seamanship
Leadership and Ethics
Fundamentals of Maneuver Warfare
Expanded Learning6
National Security/Military History
Modern Military History, 1494-1815
Modern Military History, 1815-Present
Cultural/Regional Studies 1
Development Geography: Environmental & Social Justice
Islamic Civilization
East Asian Civilization I
East Asian Civilization II
Modern Iran
Total Credits24

One semester course to enhance knowledge of cultural and/or regional studies of developing nations.  Courses are not limited to the examples listed.