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NSC 301 Engineering 2.0 Credits

This course provides an overview of how propulsion and electricity are provided to our Navy's fighting ships. The basic engineering principles relating to thermodynamics, steam propulsion (conventional and nuclear), gas turbine propulsion, internal combustion engines, electricity generation and distribution, and various support systems will be taught. Ship design, stability, damage control, and some engineering-related ethical issues will also be discussed.

College/Department: University Courses
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corp (NROTC)

Students are eligible to participate in the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps  (NROTC) through a cross-enrollment agreement with the University of Pennsylvania. All naval science courses are held on Penn’s campus. The NROTC program enables a college student to earn a commission in the Navy or the Marine Corps while concurrently satisfying requirements for his or her baccalaureate degree. Scholarship and nonscholarship programs are available.

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