Marine Option Curriculum

Marine option midshipmen are required to complete the following courses in addition to the requirements for their degree program:

Naval Science Courses

Freshman Year

OTP NS 103 Introduction to Naval Science (Fall Semester)
OTP NS 104 Sea Power and Maritime Affairs (Spring Semester)
OTP NS 111/112 Naval Science Laboratory (attendance mandatory both semesters)

Sophomore Year

OTP NS 203 Leadership and Management (Fall Semester either sophomore or junior year)
OTP NS 211/212 Naval Science Laboratory (attendance mandatory both semesters)

Junior Year

OTP NS 330 Evolution of Warfare (Fall Semester either sophomore or junior year)
OTP NS 410 Amphibious Warfare (Spring Semester either sophomore or junior year)
OTP NS 311/312 Naval Science Laboratory (attendance mandatory both semesters)

Senior Year

OTP NS 404 Leadership and Ethics (Spring Semester)
OTP NS 411/412 Naval Science Laboratory (attendance mandatory both semesters)

Other Required Courses

American History / National Security Policy Course

All students must complete one course that focuses on U.S. military history, world military history, U.S. National Security policy, or a combination of these topics.

Note: Marine option is not available to Northeastern University students.