Students may enroll in the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program as scholarship or non-scholarship students. A minor in Naval Science is also open and available to all degree-seeking Rice students. The faculty of the Department of Naval Science consists of active-duty military officers.
Upon completing the Naval Science minor, students will be able to:
Students pursuing a minor in Naval Science (NAVA) must complete:
The minor in Naval Science (NAVA) is available to all students majoring in other fields.
CORE REQUIREMENTSStudents must complete the following 4 courses (12 credit hours) to satisfy the Naval Science minor's Core Requirements.
ELECTIVESTo complete the NAVA minor, students must complete a total of 2 courses (6 credit hours) from the following:
All naval science courses are offered once every academic year with the exception of NAVA 303 and NAVA 410. These two courses are offered every other academic year.
Note: Internally, the university uses the following abbreviations (4-digit codes) to identify the undergraduate minor in Naval Science. The following is a quick reference:
Course Catalog/Schedule - Course offerings/subject code: NAVA Department Description and Code - Naval Science: NAVA Minor Description and Code - Minor in Naval Science: NAVA
Naval Science does not offer an academic program at the graduate level.
The official course listings, including course descriptions, for the courses that can be applied towards the Naval Science minor can be found in Rice's Course Catalog.
To see course offerings during the 2016-2017 academic year, see Rice's Course Schedule.
For additional information regarding Naval Science, see the department's website: http://nrotc.rice.edu/Naval_Science_Courses/.