The Department of Naval Science administers the Naval Science courses on campus as well as the academy's Strategic Sealift Officer Program Detachment 71 unit.

Naval Science courses are offered at both lower and upper levels during the Fall and Spring semesters. The subjects covered include history of the U.S. Navy and Merchant Marines, Naval traditions, shipboard operations and communications, national defense organization, anti-terrorism/force-protection fundamentals, convoy tactics, and leadership and ethics.

For more information regarding the Naval Science Minor please contact the department at (707) 654-1266. If you would like more information regarding the SSOP please contact Ms. Vasquez at (707) 654-1266.

Strategic Sealift Officer Program

Department News:

November 2021: 
Congratulations to 11 midshipmen who received their SSO pins during a livestreamed ceremony on November 23rd. 

July 2021:
Congratulations to Cal Maritime Alum Rear Adm. Daniel Dwyer on his promotion to lead the US Navy 2nd Fleet.