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Not every course is offered every semester. Be sure to check the course catalog when making your degree plan. Midshipmen are encouraged to send up other course offerings for approval that may satisfy NROTC Requirements.

Approved Courses

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Requirement Approved Courses
Notes
Calculus (two semesters) MATH-1010 Calculus I
MATH-1020 Calculus II
MATH-1500 Calculus for Architecture, Management, and H&SS
MATH-1520 Mathematical Methods in Management and Economics
1,4
Physics (two semesters) PHYS-1100 Physics I
PHYS-1200 Physics II
1,4
College Algebra or Advanced Trig (two semesters) MATH-1500 Calculus for Architecture, Management, and H&SS
MATH 1620 Contemporary Mathematical Ideas in Society
2
Physical Science (two semesters) PHYS-1050 Physical Principles of Design
PHYS-1500 Physical Modeling
2
American History or National Security Policy (one semester)

STSS-1310 Principles & Practices of American Government
STSS-1330 International Relations
STSS-2290 American Politics in Crisis
STSH-2510 Foundations of American History
STSH-2520 History of the U.S. since 1877
STSH-2530 World War II
STSH-4520 China Past and Present
STSS/STSH-4310 Energy Politics
STSH-4510 History of American Technology
STSS/STSH-4720 Consumer Culture
STSH-4964 China and the United States
*USNA-2150 Evolution of Warfare
*USNA-2170 Amphibious Warfare

* - Applicable to Navy options only and requires XO's Approval

1,2,3,4
World Culture and Regional Studies (one semester)

STSS-1510 Cultural Anthropology
PHIL-2300 Asian Philosophies
ARTS-2500 History of Western Music
ARTS-2520 World Music
PHIL-2830 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion
STSH-4530 Indian Politics & Culture
STSH-4550 The Middle East Through Native and Western Eyes
LANG-1410 Chinese I
LANG-1420 Chinese II
ARTS-2340 Introduction to Afro-Cuban Percussion
ARTS-2530 Art History I: From Paleolithic to Renaissance
ARTS-2962 Art History II
COMM-4550 Religion in the Media

1,2,4
English (two semesters)

IHSS-1220 Information Technology and Society
WRIT-4120 Technical and Professional Communication
WRIT-4170 Writing for Promotion and Marketing
WRIT-4410 Research Writing
WRIT-4550 Proposing and Persuading
STSS-1110 Science, Technology, and Society
WRIT-1110 Writing for Classroom and Career
IHSS-1966 Environment and Politics
LITR-2110 Introduction to Literature
WRIT-2110 Rhetoric and Writing
WRIT-2310 Creative Writing
WRIT-2320 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
WRIT-2330 Creative Writing: The Short Story
WRIT-2340 Speech Communications
WRIT-4160 Writing about Science
PHIL-4240 Ethics

1,2,3
1—Navy Scholarship Students 2—Navy College Program Students
3—USMC Scholarship Students 4—Not required for Nurse Program Students

 

Union College

Requirement Approved Courses
Notes
Calculus (two semesters) MTH-110 Calculus I: Differential Calculus
MTH-112 Calculus II: Integral Calculus
1,4
Physics (two semesters) PHY-120 Matter in Motion
PHY-121 Principles of Elctromagnetics
1,4
American History or National Security Policy (one semester)

HST-101 History of the United States to the Civil War
PSC-111 Introduction to US Politics
PSC-112 Intro to Global Politics
HST-114 The American Revolution
HST-118 Civil War and Reconstruction
HST-121 The Depression and the New Deal
HST-152 The Great War
PSC-355 Defense Policy

1,2,3,4
World Culture and Regional Studies (one semester)

SOC-100 Introduction to Sociology
AAH-105 Arts of Japan
CLS-121 History of Greece
CLS-126 Rise of the Roman Empire
CLS-129 History of the Roman Empire
EGL-247 Irish Literature and Film
EGL-255 Disclosures of the Vietnam War
EGL-259 British Fiction since WWII

1,2
English (two semesters) FYP-100 First Year Precept
EGL-100 Introduction to the Study of Literature: Poetry
EGL-101 Introduction to the Study of Literature: Fiction
EGL-102 Introduction to the Study of Literature: Drama
EGL-209 American Literature: Beginning to 1800
EGL-217 American Literature: 1900-1960
EGL-223 Shakespeare to 1600
1,2,3
1—Navy Scholarship Students 2—Navy College Program Students
3—USMC Scholarship Students 4—Not required for Nurse Program Students