Coast Guard and Navy ASVAB Line Score Details

The Navy and Coast Guard use the standard subtest scores directly from the ASVAB test:

  • General Science (GS)
  • Arithmetic Reasoning (AR)
  • Word Knowledge (WK)
  • Paragraph Comprehension (PC)
  • Auto & Shop Information (AS)
  • Mathematics Knowledge (MK)
  • Mechanical Comprehension (MC)
  • Electronics Information (EI)
  • Assembling Objects (AO)
  • Verbal Expression (VE) : (WK + PC)

Although the Navy and Coast Guard do not use line scores for job determination, the scores they do calculate provide a general idea of which job areas for which a recruit may qualify.

Here are the Navy and Coast Guard line score details:

Line Score Standard Scores Used Formula Used
Engineman (ENG) Auto & Shop Information (AS) and Mathematics Knowledge (MK) AS + MK
Administrative (ADM) Mathematics Knowledge (MK), and Verbal Expression (VE) MK + VE
General Technical (GT) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), and Verbal Expression (VE) AR + VE
Mechanical Maintenance (MEC) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), Auto & Shop Information (AS), and Mechanical Comprehension (MC) AR + AS + MC
Health (HM) General Science (GS), Mathematics Knowledge (MK), and Verbal Expression (VE) GS + MK + VE
Mechanical Maintenance 2 (MEC2) Assembling Objects (AO), Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), and Mechanical Comprehension (MC) AO + AR + MC
Electronics (EL) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), Electronic Information (EI), General Science (GS), and Mathematics Knowledge (MK) AR + EI + GS + MK
Nuclear Field (NUC) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), Mechanical Comprehension (MC), Mathematics Knowledge (MK), and Verbal Expression (VE) AR + MC + MK + VE
Engineering and Electronics (BEE) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), General Science (GS), and Mathematics Knowledge (MK) AR + GS + MK
Operations (OPS) Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) and Mathematics Knowledge (MK) 2MK + AR