NROTC at Texas A&M
University at Galveston
To develop midshipmen morally, mentally and physically and to imbue
them with the highest ideals of duty, honor and loyalty in order to
commission college graduates as officers. Midshipmen must possess a basic
professional background, be motivated towards a career in the Naval
Service and have a potential for future development in mind and character
so as to assume the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship and
The primary objectives
of the NROTC program are to provide NROTC students with:
An understanding of
the fundamental concepts and principles of Naval Science.
A basic understanding
of the associated professional knowledge.
An appreciation of the
requirements for national security.
A strong sense of
personal integrity, honor and individual responsibility.
background which will allow the midshipman to undertake successfully, in
later periods of his or her career, advanced or continuing education in
a field of application and interest to the Naval Service.