Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Minor Requirements

A minor in Naval Engineering gives students who don’t want to major in NAME a coherent path to work in the marine industry and builds bridges between NAME and other engineering disciplines.  To declare a Naval Engineering minor, contact undergraduate advisor Warren Noone (nooner@umich.edu) or stop by 221 NAME Building.

Requirements

To Be Admitted:

  • You must be in good academic standing (cumulative GPA > 2.0)
  • Pre-requisite Coursework (16 Credits)
    • Math 115 (4)
    • Math 116 (4)
    • Physics 140 (4)
    • Physics 240 (4)

Minor Coursework

The Minor itself requires a minimum of 16 credits in the following areas:

Two Initial Design/Operation Courses (7 credits)

  • NavArch 270 – Introduction to Marine Design (4) <and either>
  • NavSci 201 (NavArch 102) – Introduction to Ship Systems (3) <or>
  • NavArch 260 – Marine Systems Manufacturing (2)

A minimum of seven (7) credits from the Approved Elective Course List

** Note – Other courses not on the list can be approved by NAME Program Adviser

Capstone Course/Project (3 credits – Choose one)

  • NavArch 471 –Advanced Ship Design
  • NavArch 490– Directed Study
  • Approved NEEC project experience