Naval Science Minor Requirements

NROTC candidates applying for any of the NROTC programs must:

  1. be a citizen of the United States or become a citizen before entering the advanced course;
  2. be accepted for admission or enrolled in the university;
  3. be at least 17 years of age upon enrollment and under 25 years (27 for the college program) on June 30 of the calendar year in which eligible for commissioning;
  4. be physically qualified in accordance with the standards established by the Department of the Navy;
  5. possess a satisfactory record of moral integrity and have potential officer characteristics;
  6. have no moral obligations or personal convictions preventing them from conscientiously bearing arms and supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic.

Status and Curriculum

Students enrolled in the NROTC program are not on active duty. They wear the uniform only for drills, on special occasions, and during the summer training periods.

The program of study fits into curricula leading to baccalaureate degrees. Additionally, Naval Science-U.S. Navy minor scholarship students must complete three terms of calculus by the end of their sophomore year and three terms of calculus-based physics by the end of their junior year.