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 320

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 Techology

3 Credits

 

OR

 

NUCL 310

Introduction to Neutron Physics

3 Credits

and

 

 

NUCL 402

Engineering of Nuclear Power Systems

3 Credits

 

OR

 

NUCL

A combination of two upper division Nuclear Engineering courses recommended by the NE faculty

3 Credits

and

 

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).