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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


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


Students must have a graduation index of 2.0

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