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The College of Engineering recommends candidates for the bachelor of naval science degree.

Earning both the BNS degree and the B.S. degree in the field of engineering may require five years. Engineering students in an ROTC program may require four and one-half to five years to complete both degree and commissioning requirements.

For additional information see the Officer Education section of the Guide.

The naval science BNS is not a stand-alone degree. Students interested in pursuing this degree should consult with the Navy ROTC:
1610 University Ave, Madison, WI 53726 | 608-262-3794 | nrotc.admin@wisc.edu

The College of Engineering recommends candidates for the bachelor of naval science degree. Requirements for the degree are:

  1. A total of 136 credits including no fewer than 100 credits of elected and required courses in one of the engineering curricula.
  2. Completion of these additional requirements as approved by the Department of Naval Science: English, two semesters; American Military Affairs/National Security Policy, one semester

Earning both the BNS degree and the B.S. degree in the field of engineering may require five years. Engineering students in an ROTC program may require four and one-half to five years to complete both degree and commissioning requirements.

  1. Understand and apply the fundamentals and principles of Naval Science.
  2. Understand and apply Naval Science professional knowledge and core competencies.
  3. Be prepared to perform successfully in the technical and critical reasoning requirements of their careers and pursue continuing education in a field of application within the Naval Service.
  4. Understand and demonstrate a strong sense of personal integrity, honor, and individual responsibility and associated ethical leadership required of military officers.

Naval science BNS students should meet with the Navy ROTC for advising:
1610 University Avenue Madison, WI 53726; 608-262-3794; nrotc.admin@wisc.edu