May 29, 2022
About the Program
The Nuclear Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
125 Credits Required
Nuclear Engineering Major Courses (41 credits)
Required Major Courses (41 credits)
Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (57 credits)
Click here for First-Year Engineering requirements.
(If pursuing Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering, CS 15900 - Prog Appl for Engineers is required to graduate, but not required to complete the First Year Engineering program.)
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 (Behavior Social Sciences, Humanities, and 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.
For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.
First Year Engineering Program Requirements
Nuclear Engineering Program Requirements
- Students must have a graduation index of 2.0
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