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Government Curriculum


Fourth Class Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester

  • History of the USCG
  • College Composition
  • American Government
  • Calculus I
  • Principles of Fitness and Wellness I
  • Swimming
  • Chemistry I
  • Macroeconomic Principles

Spring Semester

  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Computer Problem Solving
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Personal Defense I
  • Principles of Fitness and Wellness II
  • Physics I
  • Fundamentals of Navigation

Third Class Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester
  • National Security Policy
  • Moral, Ethical and Political Philosophy
  • Professional Rescuer
  • Lab Science
  • Concentration Requirement I
  • Humanities Requirement I

Spring Semester

  • Comparative Politics
  • Lifetime Sports I: Racquetball
  • Lifetime Sports II: Golf
  • Ships and Maritime Systems
  • Applications in Navigational Lab
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Concentration Requirement II
  • Humanities Requirement II

Second Class Year (Junior)

Fall Semester
  • Public Policymaking
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Maritime Studies: Selected Topics
  • Personal Defense II
  • Lifetime Sports: Tennis
  • Concentration Requirement III

Spring Semester

  • Political Theory
  • Maritime Watch Officer
  • Concentration Requirement IV
  • Law Requirement
  • Humanities Requirement III

First Class Year (Senior)

Fall Semester
  • Selected Topics for the 100 Ton Master
  • Selected Topics for the 100 Ton Master Lab
  • Concentration Requirement V
  • Non-Concentration Requirement I
  • Humanities Requirement IV
  • * Free Elective
  • Physical Education

Spring Semester

  • Principles of Electrical Communication Systems/Atmospheric and Marine Science
  • Capstone Requirement
  • Concentration Requirement VI
  • Non-Concentration Requirement II
  • * Free Elective
  • Physical Education
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