Nuclear Engineering Minor

A minor in Nuclear Engineering will be granted upon the completion of the following 12 credit hours
and the required prerequisites*. NE Minor (PDF)

Core Requirements:

NUCL 200
Introduction to Nuclear Engineering
3 Credits
NUCL 300
Nuclear Structure & Radiation Interactions
3 Credits


 

And ONE of the following 6 credit combination courses:

NUCL 300
Introduction to Materials for Nuclear Applications
3 Credits
and
 
 
NUCL 503
Radioactive Waste Management
3 Credits

 

OR

NUCL 460
Introduction to Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion
3 Credits
and
 
 
NUCL 560
Introduction to Fusion Technology
3 Credits

 

OR

NUCL 310
Introduction to Neutron Physics
3 Credits
and
 
 
NUCL 402
Engineering of Nuclear Power Systems
3 Credits

 

OR

NUCL
 
3 Credits
and
A combination of two upper division Nuclear Engineering courses recommended by the NE faculty.
 
NUCL
 
3 Credits

 

Provided the above 12 credit hours are successfully completed with a grade of "C" or better in all of the courses, a Nuclear Engineering Minor will be awarded.

All of the above prescribed minor courses must be taken at the Purdue West Lafayette campus to be eligible for the Nuclear Engineering Minor.


*Minimum Prerequisites and/or Co-requisites include: MA 165, MA 166, MA 261, MA 262
(or MA 265+MA 266); PHYS 172, PHYS 241 (or PHYS 261 or PHYS 272).