Minor in Naval Science

The Naval Science minor will familiarize the student with basic and advanced concepts of Naval Science with an emphasis on naval history, technology, and leadership. All NROTC students who successfully complete all required credit hours of Naval Science classes will be eligible for the minor. Fifteen credit hours of the NROTC required credit hours will count towards the minor with the correct number of upper and lower division credits completed. All courses are offered exclusively on the Georgia Tech campus.

This minor is only available to students in the NROTC program. Students pursuing this minor may transfer in 100% of their coursework. This program is exempt from the KSU Residency Requirements. 


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Program Snapshot

Required Courses: 15 Credit Hours

The minor requires 15 credit hours of course work. A minimum of 9 credit hours must be of upper-division coursework, courses numbered 3000 or above. Courses may be taken in any order, but students are highly encouraged to complete NS 1321 before enrolling in any other courses. Students may not repeat any course for double credit.

  • NS 1321: Introduction to Naval Science
  • NS 1323: Naval Maritime History
  • NS 2321: Naval Leadership and Management
  • NS 2323: Navigation
  • NS 3323: Evolution of Warfare
  • NS 3325: Naval Weapon Systems
  • NS 3326: Naval Systems Engineering
  • NS 4320: Naval Operations
  • NS 4322: Naval Leadership and Ethics
  • NS 4333: Fundamentals of Maneuver Warfare

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


Kennesaw State NROTC

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw State NROTC
NROTC Unit Atlanta Region
225 North Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0125

Phone: 404-385-6307

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