Dec 14, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nuclear Engineering, BSNE


About the Program

The Nuclear Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

https://engineering.purdue.edu/NE/academics/undergraduate/pos

Degree Requirements


125 Credits Required

Nuclear Engineering Major Courses (41 credits)


Required NUCL Courses + NE Technical Electives + Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements = 113 Credit Hours of Nuclear Engineering Major Courses

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (57 credits)


NE Technical Electives (15 credits)


  • Nuclear Engineering Approved Technical Electives  
  • Technical Elective I - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Elective II - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Elective III - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Elective IV - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Technical Elective V - Credit Hours: 3.00

General Electives (12 credits)


Nuclear Engineering General Education Requirements  

(6 in Social sciences and 6 In Humanities)*

  • Lower level Humanities - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Upper level Humanities - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Lower level Social Sciences - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Upper level Social Sciences - Credit Hours: 3.00

*University Core Courses can be applied to fulfill some of these requirements (UCC: Behavior Social Sciences,  UCC: Humanities, and UCC: Science, Tech & Society).  A maximum of 6 TR, CR, DC credits can be applied to the General Elective requirements.

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


13-17 Credits


14-17 Credits


16 Credits


17-18 Credits


18 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


15 Credits


Note


Students must have a graduation index of 2.0

Critical Course


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