Academic Expectations-Steel City Naval ROTC - Carnegie Mellon University

Academic Expectations

As Midshipmen, much will be asked of you and you will be held to the highest standards.  Academics are no exception.  You will be required to complete a number of military training courses through the Naval ROTC unit.  Although classes differ from Marine and Navy options, the standard load is one course a semester.  Topics range from Naval Weapons Systems to Naval and Marine Corps military history. 

Midshipmen are required to attend 2 hours of tutoring per week while enrolled in Calculus and 2 hours per week for Physics. Students are required to maintain above a 2.5 term GPA.  Those under this standard will be placed on academic warning or probation and are required to attend mandatory study hall hours.  

NROTC also requires that you take a multitude of classes though your respective universities.  Navy options are required to complete two semesters of Calculus and Calcus-based Physics.  Navy options must also complete two semesters of English, one World Culture/Regional Studies course, and one American Military History/National Security Policy course. Marine Options must complete two semesters of English and one American Military History/National Security Policy course. Nurse Options must complete two semesters of English and one World Culture/Regional Studies course.