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Nuclear Engineering Sample Classes and Course Descriptions

The Interdisciplinary Engineering Degrees (MSE or MS) requires 30 credit hours total with at least 18 hours in engineering and 18 hours from Purdue. Courses can count in either or both categories and most are 3 credit hours.  You may add a concentration to your degree but a concentration is not required.  If chosen, the concentration requirements must be met in addition to the regular degree requirements.  A concentration is chosen on the e-POS form and shows on the transcript, not the diploma.

The list of courses offered via distance may be sorted by semester/year or school.  Please keep in mind that this list is subject to change and you will need to review it frequently throughout your degree program.  Changes may be made to your POS in the future if they meet the degree and concentration requirements.

Total Credits: 30

  • 3-NE required courses: 9 credits (NUCL 50100, NUCL 51000, NUCL 55100)
  • Remaining 21 credits: any 500 and 600 levels courses in engineering, science and mathematics

Sample Courses and Plans of Study for Reactor Power Concentration