Naval Science Minor

Department of Naval Science

Naval Armory, 221 South Columbia Street, CB# 3325

(919) 843-9279

Lieutenant Joshua Roaf, Director of Undergraduate Studies

The purpose of the NROTC is to provide a source of highly qualified officers to serve on United States Navy ships, submarines, and aircraft, or in the United States Marine Corps. The minor in naval science is open to all UNC–Chapel Hill undergraduate students


In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least 9 credits of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

Core Requirements
The minor includes 14 hours of coursework selected from among the following courses: 14
Introduction to Naval Science,PRIN OF SEA POWER
Naval Leadership and Management
Navigation Laboratory
Naval Ships Engineering Systems
Naval Weapons Systems
Evolution of Warfare
Naval Operations
Naval Leadership and Ethics
Amphibious Warfare
History of Sea Power
The Ethics of Peace, War, and Defense
Total Hours14

Students must complete a minimum of 12 hours of coursework with a grade of C or better.