Future Students

Nuclear Engineering – Fall 2014

Fall 2014

The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements. 

This sample plan of study is effective as of fall 2014.

Fall 1st Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MA 16500* Analytic Geometry & Calculus I   4
CHM 11500* General Chemistry   4
ENGL 10600*  First-Year Composition   4
ENGR 13100** Transforming Ideas to Innovation I   2
PHYS 17200* Modern Mechanics MA 16500 4

 

Total 18

Spring 1st Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
MA 16600** Analytic Geometry & Calculus II MA 16500 4
CS 15900 Programming Applications for Engineers   3
CHM 11600 General Chemistry CHM 11500 4
ENGR 13200** Transforming Ideas to Innovation II ENGR 13100 2
COM 11400* Fundamentals of Speech Communication   3

 

Total 16

Fall 2nd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
NUCL 29800 Nuclear Engineering Sophomore Seminar   0
General Elective I     3
MA 26100 Multivariate Calculus MA 16600 4
NUCL 20000 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering MA 16600, PHYS 17200 3
ME 27000 Basic Mechanics I PHYS 17200, ENGR 13200, MA 16600 3
ME 20000 Thermodynamics MA 26100, ENGR 13200 3

 

Total 16

Spring 2nd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
NUCL 29800 Nuclear Engineering Sophomore Seminar   0
MA 26500 Linear Algebra MA 16600 3
NUCL 27300 Mechanics of Materials ME 27000 3
PHYS 24100 Electricity and Optics   4
  General Elective II   3
ME 27400 Basic Mechanics II ME 27000 3
NUCL 205 Nuclear Engineering Lab NUCL 20000 2

 

Total 18

Fall 3rd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
NUCL 39800 Nuclear Engineering Junior Seminar   0
NUCL 32500 Nuclear Materials Lab I   3
NUCL 30000 Nuclear Structure and Radiation Interaction MA 26100 3
NUCL 32000 Materials for Nuclear Application CE 27300, MSE 23500 3
MA 26600 Differential Equations MA 26100 3
  General Elective III   3
NUCL 35000 Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics I ME 20000, ME 27400 3

 

Total 18

Spring 3rd Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
NUCL 39800 Nuclear Engineering Junior Seminar   0
NUCL 31000 Introduction to Neutron Physics MA 26600, NUCL 30000 3
NUCL 35100 Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics II NUCL 35000 3
NUCL 35500 Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics Lab NUCL 35000, NUCL 35100 3
  Math Elective (MA 300+)   3
  Technical Elective   3
  Technical Elective   3

 

Total 18

Fall 4th Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
Technical Elective     3
NUCL 30500 Nuclear Engineering Lab II NUCL 20500 2
NUCL 40200 Nuclear Power Systems NUCL 35100 3
NUCL 44900 Senior Design Proposal   1
  General Elective IV   3
NUCL 49800 Nuclear Engineering Senior Seminar   0
NUCL 51000 Reactor Theory Junior or Senior Standing 3
  Technical Elective Junior or Senior Standing 3

 

Total 18

Spring 4th Year

Number Name Prerequisite Credits
ECE 20100 Linear Circuit Analysis   3
NUCL 45000 Senior Design NUCL 31000, NUCL 40200, NUCL 44900 3
NUCL 49800 Nuclear Engineering Senior Seminar   0
  Technical Elective   3
  General Elective V   3
  General Elective VI   3

 

Total 15

*Satisfies a University Core Requirement
**Satisfies a Non-departmental Major Course Requirement
131 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree. 
2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.