A ship on the ocean

What does it mean to minor in naval engineering?

Naval Engineering includes engineering and sciences applied in the research, development, design, construction, operation, maintenance and logistic support of surface and subsurface ships, craft, aircraft, and vehicles (manned and autonomous) used by the Navy for the nation’s defense.

Multidisciplinary and open to non-AOEs

By its nature, naval engineering is multidisciplinary, involving all departments from the College of Engineering. This minor enables undergraduate students throughout the college to better prepare for and aspire to this critical profession.

The Naval Engineering Education Consortium

This minor supports the requirements of the Naval Engineering Education Consortium in which students may participate. The consortium provides students with opportunities to find industry and U.S. Navy mentors, projects, internships, co-ops, and job opportunities.